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OUR TAKE: Cooling Down the Earth

The Guardian recently ran a story by reporter Oliver Milman entitled “Planet has just 5% chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says.” The headline is stark, and says it all: we have only a 5% chance to keep global warming to 2°C (3.6°F) by 2100. The study referenced was published in Nature Climate Change

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OUR TAKE: Coming up are deadly heat waves by 2100

Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Kona wanted to study the likely impact of heatwaves as global warming continues. A post by Salon.com reports that researchers discovered that there was no good database, so they made one. They read through 30,000 studies published since 1980. They found 800 deadly heat events in 164 cities in 36 countries. What turns

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What’s a Carbon Bubble?

Nearly all climate scientists agree that the Earth has been getting warmer since industrialization began in the 18th century. Overwhelming data support the conclusion that burning so-called fossil fuels that ages ago were plants — coal, oil, and natural gas — releases the carbon that plants contain in the form of carbon dioxide (CO2). These

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If Tump Nixes Climate Agreement by City Tech blogger Theo Pierre

I found it a little ironic that we were speaking about this very subject in my physics natural disaster class at City-Tech on Thursday and then this article, “Trump seeking quickest way to quit Paris climate agreement, says report,”  came up. As a reference point, last year’s historic UN climate change conference in Paris, COP

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Scientists Condemn Trump’s “No Climate Change”

About 400 world renowned and highly respected scientists of the National Academy of Science penned a letter slamming Republicans, and by inference, the presidential hopeful Donald Trump, for consistently denying that climate change is man-made. Trump has often claimed that climate change was “created by and for the Chinese.” The letter, which doesn’t specifically name

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