In the last few years, many countries in the Caribbean have experienced abnormal climate conditions which have caused drought. These conditions could continue this year. Drought affects the economy in many countries that depend on agriculture for their income. People in those countries have called on the government to focus on the impact of drought
The March for Science is happening this coming Saturday, April 22, (EARTH DAY) on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Global organizing started in January and on Saturday, over 400 satellite marches are planned worldwide. Information about the march is here, and http://bit.ly/2nZjyGc http://bit.ly/2ncAFHz . Click here to find a march in your area. In New York City the march starts at 10:30
Quotes from the article: According to the author Melissa Davey, “researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human activity on the Earth, finding people are causing the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces”: “The equation was developed in conjunction with Professor Will Steffen, a climate change expert and
The subject I have chosen to talk about this week is an article I found about how greenhouse gases (GHG) have declined between the years of 2014 to 2015. Federal officials say that GHGs declined 2.2 percent. The EPA says the decline is due to lower carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels.
When the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) suddenly cancelled a major conference on climate change and health last month, ostensibly for budgetary reasons, several universities and Al Gore’s The Climate Reality Project jumped in to fund and reconstitute the conference as a 1-day event to be held on Thursday February 16, 2017 at The Carter Center