An opinion piece recently ran in the Guardian by Gerry Hueston, chairperson of the Climate Council and former BP Australasia president. Mr. Hueston said debates over climate policy in the last ten years have “taken U-turns, a lack of bipartisanship, short-term populism, denial and misinformation, not to mention the scoring of political points rather than
A new report of how G20 Governments are pouring more funds into fossil fuels has just appeared on the Oil Change International site. Oil Change International is a research, communication, and advocacy organization that exposes the true costs of fossil fuels and seeks to facilitate future transitions towards clean energy. Science has overwhelmingly shown that preventing
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
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