David Wallace-Wells on climate: ‘People should be scared – I'm scared’
- The Guardian
The journalist and author has claimed climate change will soon render the world uninhabitable, leading his supporters to say he’s telling the terrifying truth and critics to brand him a reckless alarmist. Why is he so worried?
How Extreme Weather Is Shrinking the Planet
by Bill McKibben, The New Yorker
With wildfires, heat waves, and rising sea levels, large tracts of the earth are at risk of becoming uninhabitable. But the fossil-fuel industry continues its assault on the facts.
What is the polar vortex – and how is it linked to climate change? - The Guardian
The polar vortex has broken into ‘two swirling blobs of cold air’, bringing the most frigid conditions in decades to the midwest
Climate change ravages Turner’s majestic glaciers - The Guardian
New images by Emma Stibbon of locations used by Turner and Ruskin highlight the toll taken on Alpine landscape
'Voice of the forest': George the snail, last of his kind, dies at age 14 - The Guardian
Climate change and invasive predators have taken a heavy toll on native animals and insects in the Hawaiian Islands
Florida Government Publicly Takes Step to Ban Fracking in Florida
- Food and Water Watch
"We are happy to see the Governor fulfilling his promise to protect Florida's water by banning fracking statewide. DEP should immediately issue a policy that prohibits all forms of fracking including hydraulic fracturing, matrix acidizing, and acid fracking."
Global warming of oceans equivalent to an atomic bomb per second - The Guardian
Seas absorb 90% of climate change’s energy as new research reveals vast heating over past 150 years
Can Noise Warn Us of Climate Change? - The Daily Beast
We often point to the visual indicators of climate change. But one researcher thinks it's high time we consider the sound of climate change
Climate Pages at Publications
Climate and Environment - The New York Times
Climate change - The Guardian
Environment - The Intercept
Energy & Environment - Vox
Sustainability - Scientific American
Climate & Environment - The Washington Post
Environmental Policy - Gizmodo
More Than 600 Environmental Groups Just Backed Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal - gizmodo
Pressure continues to mount on Congress to get its act together on climate change. The latest salvo came on Thursday, as 626 groups delivered a letter to every member of Congress laying out their support for a Green New Deal and their demands.
Founders of plastic waste alliance ‘investing billions in new plants’ - The Guardian
European NGO says firms are likely to be at centre of global boom in plastic production
Billion-dollar US energy firm opposes Trump plan to roll back mercury rules
- The Guardian
Exelon lobbies against proposals and says weakening emissions rule would kill jobs and waste billions in investment
24 U.S. Senators call for immediate action to combat climate change
Read WI Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement here and send feedback to encourage more, and stronger climate action!
KC-area cities will take action on climate solutions if Washington won't - The Kansas City Star
On Saturday, Dec. 8, 130 Kansas City Metro-area leaders, approximately half elected office-holders, from both sides of the state line, met to learn and discuss climate resilience solutions aimed at reducing the amount of carbon in our atmosphere.
Kathy Castor named to lead restored House panel on climate change - The Guardian
The House Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi, has appointed the Florida representative Kathy Castor to lead a special committee on climate change that will be reinstated in the new Congress.
The real cost of energy
All energy production has environmental and societal effects. But calculating them — and pricing energy accordingly — is no easy task.
Annie Proulx on the best books to understand climate change
- The Guardian
The novelist shares her favourite books to help us cope with how our world is changing – and inspire everyone to do something about it
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Dear Future Generations: Sorry
Prince EA Reacts to KIDS REACT TO CLIMATE CHANGE
When the ice melts: the catastrophe of vanishing glaciers - The Guardian
As global temperatures rise, shrivelling glaciers and thawing permafrost threaten yet more climate disruption. How should we confront what is happening to our world?
'Momentum is growing': reasons to be hopeful about the environment in 2019
- The Guardian
As we reflect on a year of extreme weather and ominous climate talks, Guardian environment writer Fiona Harvey explains why 2019 could see some much-needed breakthroughs
The Case for Making Transit Free (and How to Pay for It) - The Urbanist
As a community, Seattle has been struggling with numerous issues like income equality, our world-class congestion, and the regressive nature of our tax system. One way to effectively deal with these issues is by implementing a fare-free transit system.