Mystically liberal Virgo enjoys long walks alone in the city at night in the rain with an umbrella and a flask of 10-year-old Laphroaig who strives to live by the maxim, “It ain’t what you know that gets you into trouble; it’s what you know that just ain’t so.
THE GREENHOUSE GAS BULLETIN from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) provided figures for globally averaged concentrations of three key climate-heating gases in 2018: nitrous oxide (N2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), and methane (CH4). The presence of these three gases in our atmosphere have increased by 123%, 147%, and 259% of pre-industrial levels (levels prior to 1750). [Read more] “2018 another year of record temperatures around the world”
THE TITLE OF THE ARTICLE is “Is Greta Thunberg a Time Traveler Here to Save Us From Climate Emergency? 120-Year-Old Photo Sparks Flood of Conspiracy Theories” by the Common Dreams staff (NWell, there seems to be a conspiracy theory for just about everything, so why not Miss Thunberg as a visitor from the future! [Read more] “holy hannah! is greta thunberg a time-traveler from the future?”
AS SEA LEVELS RISE, a flawed understanding of climate science and the outsize influence that the U.S. nuclear industry exerts on the NRC have converged, increasing the risk of disastrous flood-induced accidents at coastal nuclear power plants around the United States. Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station lies 25 miles south of downtown Miami. [Read more] “climate change and the influence of the nuclear industry”
RATHER THAN STICK ALL THE CARTOONS in this one article, I moved all but the featured cartoon by Pat Byrnes (for The New Yorker on September 30, 2019) to other posts on this blog! Yeah, I know: It’s a sneaky way for me to get those of you hooked on climate change cartoons to peruse the other articles. [Read more] “can’t you simply enjoy the fall colors? (editorial cartoons)”
CLIMATE ACTIVIST GRETA THUNBERG recently joined Naomi Klein for a conversation on the climate emergency. Klein is a well-published author, senior correspondent at The Intercept, and the inaugural Gloria Steinem endowed chair of media, culture, and feminist studies at Rutgers University. Thunberg hasn’t graduated from high school yet she is credited with raising global awareness of the risks posed by global warming and climate change and politicians to task for their lack of action on the climate crisis. [Read more] “greta thunberg and the school strike for the climate”