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
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
What is fracking? To be honest I didn’t know what fracking was up until a few weeks ago, when I was speaking to my father about my natural disaster project. He mentioned the word fracking and how it effects the increase in earthquakes and that really concerned me. He was surprised when I told him
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