The Climate Alarms Are Blaring — Are People Not Hearing Them? 

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 01:32:57 +0000

As the fires on the US West Coast grow more intense, and as thousands flee their homes, one has to wonder — are we unable to perceive the climate’s warning signs or are we, as a species, truly this parasitic

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The Various Ways The Trump Administration Has Supported Oil & Gas Industry While Trashing Tesla’s Mission

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 01:07:05 +0000

I recently wrote this article that highlighted one written by Micheal E. Mann, who pointed out how President Trump is a threat to the planet. That article, in a nutshell, cited several others that pointed out the damage Trump has caused to the environment through his executive orders and dismantling of the EPA. When Mann (and I, by agreeing with him) said “Threat to the planet,” we were not talking about wars or Trump’s radicalization of the extreme far-right

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Fires As A Call To Action — Thoughts From A City Under Siege

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 17:23:21 +0000

I’ll never forget when the fires first woke me up. It was 2017, and a dumb local teenager threw a firework into a tinder box of dry trees and plants, and in a blink of an eye the beloved Columbia River Gorge was on fire and the City of Portland was covered in smoke for days on end

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Machine Learning + CleanTech + Climate Risks — CleanTech Talk Podcast

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 18:00:09 +0000

In the first half of this CleanTech Talk interview, Michael Barnard sits down with Paul Werbos, Ph.D. Co-Director of the Center for Intelligent Optimization and Networks, to talk about all things climate change

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Is BP Finally Committing To Ambitious Climate Action — Or About To Fool Us Twice?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 23:44:41 +0000

As big oil and gas companies feel the intensifying heat from shareholders, lawsuits, and divestment campaigns to take responsibility for their outsized contributions to climate change, several European oil and gas giants, including BP and Shell, are making high-profile announcements of their intent to

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685,000 Americans Evacuated This Week. Could Climate Change Be Responsible?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 00:43:40 +0000

Hurricane Laura NASAThe hurricane season started earlier and has been more active than any in recent memory. Some think a warming planet is a factor in more powerful storms but not everyone agrees.

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What Is Causing Those Fires And Blackouts In California? Could It Be (Gasp!) Climate Change?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2020 21:25:39 +0000

Smoke over California Aug 2020Are flesh eating pedophiles responsible for a warming planet? No, scientists say.

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Women Are Most Likely To Die From Climate Change, New Study Finds

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 15:58:50 +0000

A new study has noted that women are most likely to die in climate change–related disasters. They are 14 times more likely than men to die from these

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It Just Got Up To 130°F (54.4°C) In Death Valley — Hottest Temp On Earth In 107+ Years

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 14:44:55 +0000

It’s a hot and muggy night out with “heat lightning” flashing through the clouds in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The temperature today was 97°F with a heat index of 111°F. This is cool weather compared to what Death Valley is seeing

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Antarctica Has Been Heating Up For 30 Years

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 01:48:48 +0000

Antarctica, it seems, has been simmering for some time now — much longer than we may have realized. It’s been a crazy year, and 2020 has been a little warmer than usual down in the south — way down in the south. As in, the bottom of the world, where it’s normally inhospitably cold

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