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
Last month at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, climate change loomed large on the agenda. Government officials joined business leaders and investors in realizing that sustainable business ventures were a $12 trillion opportunity and that investing in fossil fuels was not the way to go. Announced at Davos was the new
Just a few days ago nation-wide walk-outs and protests on several campuses in the U.S. saw thousands of college students protesting the climate denial agenda of the new White House administration. The students are part of the Divestment Student Network (DSN) which partners with 350.org, an international environmental organization that has pledged to continue resistance against