Tag: global warming
With the last five years the hottest since records began, Senator Bernie Sanders says that "What Trump and his friends in the fossil fuel industry are doing is criminal."
This year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year. Experts say climate change has increased the length of fire season.
At “Innovate4Climate,” the people destroying the planet gather to congratulate themselves on their climate efforts.
"But equally there is no doubt that we can and should constrain the increasing likelihood of all kinds of extreme weather events by restricting greenhouse gas emissions as sharply as possible."
But when one examines the fine print of the deal – and the financial benefits flowing to some of the people touting it – the effort looks much less utopian.
Not only does fracking harm kids' brains, cause earthquakes, and poison water supplies, it also helps contribute to overall global warming.
"It suggests that microplastics are now ubiquitous within the surface waters of the world's ocean."
Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, Professor of Engineering Emeritus at Cornell University, outlined more precisely the role U.S. fracking is playing in changing the world's climate.
"Human-caused climate change is beginning to radically transform our planet."