NYC's Climate Clock Shows How Much Time the Planet Has Left If you know about climate change, then you probably know that there is something of a time limit attached to the current situation. Climate change is getting worse, and while many of us can witness these changes in real time, many don’t seem [...]
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Pollen & Allergy Season As warmer temperatures drive longer growing seasons across the U.S., and rising carbon dioxide levels increase pollen concentrations, conditions only worsen for allergy and asthma sufferers. March 24, 2021 As springtime arrives, so does the dreaded allergy season. According to the Centers for Disease Control [...]
This Glacier in Alaska Is Moving 100 Times Faster Than Normal The Muldrow Glacier, on the north side of Denali in Alaska, is undergoing a rare surge. In the past few months the 39-mile-long river of ice has been moving as much as 90 feet a day, 100 times its usual speed. By Jugal K. [...]
Inside Clean Energy: The Coast-to-Coast Battle Over Rooftop Solar As California works on a new net metering policy, other states are grappling with similar issues. By Dan Gearino April 8, 2021 A debate over how best to compensate rooftop solar owners is taking place across the country. In California, [...]
Ask a Scientist: 2030 or Bust? What is the Importance of the Year 2030 Climatewise? By Elliot Negin April 9, 2021 The immediate threat of the coronavirus pandemic has galvanized international attention, but the long-term threat posed by the climate crisis remains on many people’s minds. We all realize [...]
The Moms Who Are Battling Climate Change By Lizzie Widdicombe April 12, 2021 Three years ago, I had a baby. I won’t go into the details, but suffice it to say that she is extremely cute, and I enjoy being her mother. A few months after her birth, I [...]
Executives call on Biden to slash greenhouse gas emissions to curb climate change By Emma Newburguer CNBC April 13, 2021 More than 300 businesses and investors are calling on President Joe Biden to nearly double U.S. targets to reduce planet-warming emissions below 2005 levels by 2030. In a letter published Tuesday, corporate [...]
World's wealthiest 'at heart of climate problem' By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst April 13, 2021 The world’s wealthy must radically change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says. It says the world's wealthiest 1% produce double the combined carbon emissions of the poorest 50%, according to [...]
By the end of the century, summer weather could last half a year (and that's not a good thing) David Knowles April 12, 2021 Scientific American magazine announced Monday that it would stop using the term "climate change" in articles about man-made global warming and substitute "climate emergency" instead. [...]
Volunteers Sought For Global Warming Initiative By The River April 2, 2021 William Ulrich, a Cape Coral resident, recently devoted his life to educating others about the global climate crisis. He launched https://globalconscience.world to build a movement of people working together to advance awareness and understanding as well as [...]