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Once there was a moment poised in the middle of the middle of the middle, just like any other moment. Freeman Dyson: The destiny of our species is shaped by the imperatives of survival on six ...
by WarrenS
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 03:42 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
In Washington state, we're justifiably proud of the natural world we are so fortunately proximate to. We've worked over the years to protect the close relationship between Washingtonians and our ...
by Joe Fitzgibbon
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 01:03 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
From whitehouse.gov : The executive announcements today altogether will cut carbon pollution by nearly 300 million metric tons through 2030 – equivalent to taking more than 60 million cars off ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 103 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 11:39 AM PDT with 253 Recommends
From The Hill : The Obama administration is taking new steps to phase out the production of a well-known chemical coolant used in refrigerators and air conditioners that has been tied to global ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 08:06 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
From Addicting Info : Perhaps recalling the parts of the Bible in which God asks that his followers be good stewards to the Earth, the World Council of Churches, a global coalition of 345 churches ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 74 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 10:54 AM PDT with 149 Recommends
From Ecowatch.com : In North Carolina, Halliburton and other fracking industry interests helped write a fracking chemical disclosure bill. But when that bill ended up requiring disclosure of ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 16, 2014 at 03:20 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
From The New York Times : The collapse of large parts of the ice sheet in West Antarctica appears to have begun and is almost certainly unstoppable, with global warming accelerating the pace of the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 209 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 12:35 PM PDT with 270 Recommends
Turns out President Obama wasn't just acting locally today when he reinstalled solar panels on the White House. He was also thinking globally...From whitehouse.gov : FACT SHEET: President Obama ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 129 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 07:25 PM PDT with 216 Recommends
Moments ago, on The Ed Show , on MSNBC, Ed Schultz reported that unnamed sources at the White House (at Rolling Stone Magazine? - correction h/t varii ) have leaked that President Obama has made up ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 251 comments on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 02:06 PM PDT with 269 Recommends
[ The following is a commentary by Rebuild the Dream President Van Jones...MB. ] Now is the time for us to stand against what could turn out to be a major climate and environmental atrocity. With ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 66 Recommends
Paul Krugman has a review of The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World by William D. Nordhaus over at the New York Review of Books . I will admit up front I have ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I spend so much time and effort talking to people about climate change - I'm a science communicator by profession, and this is, at heart, a science literacy issue. And yet, writing this diary has me ...
by Dont Just Sit There DO SOMETHING
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 11:07 AM PDT with 68 Recommends
Here's a quick write up of several news stories of interest to those tracking global climate change - which should be all of us at this point in time! The BBC is one source. Daily they do great ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 06:37 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Everybody knows BP's spill was bad, but: An agonizing 87 days passed before the well was finally plugged on July 15. By then, 210 million gallons of Louisiana sweet crude had escaped into the Gulf ...
by The Baculum King
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 07:18 PM PDT with 216 Recommends
Do not mistake the Tar Sands Partners for political neophytes, they are politically savvy and from all appearances are planning for all contingencies. They are conducting a 3 front campaign to ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 97 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 10:24 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
I've been wanting to make a sign that goes into a pole in a pack pack since I went to Blair Mountain & walked up in the protest to the mountain top. I had one that was there on the ground just stuck ...
by eeff
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 07:49 AM PST with 17 Recommends
[ This diary was supposed to get written in November and talk about Bill McKibben’s “Do the Math” tour. I didn’t get it done in time, as I’d promised, so instead of finding your way to a ...
by SolarMom
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 01:37 PM PST with 77 Recommends
I have a PhD in Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, and have been thinking about climate pretty constantly since about the time of Hansen's infamous congressional testimony in a heat wave in 1989. I ...
by mtobis
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 03:08 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA: the Japanese version of NASA), which keeps tabs on Arctic sea ice extent from satellites, today released data showing that the extent of Arctic sea ...
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 10:08 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Twice in recent months, I've heard speakers reference a decisive moment in American history, a moment which shows our capacity to mobilize quickly in the face of an existential threat. One of them ...
by Kelly Rigg
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT with 45 Recommends