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Entries by Mary Ellen Harte from 10/2012

Climate Change This Week: Bye-Bye Thermal Shield, Oceanic Ceviche, and More

| Posted 10.01.2012 | Green

Peter Sinclair's new, short 2012 Arctic ice melt video includes the time lapse satellite imagery illustrating the rapid, dramatic shrinkage of this ice cap. In just the past 12 years alone, 70 percent of the September summer ice cap has disappeared.

The Face of Climate Change: Walloped Wildlife and Flowers in the Colorado Rockies

| Posted 10.02.2012 | Green

The effects of climate change are starting to be seen, and will get worse. What then?

Climate Change This Week: Whacking Fracking, Wind Keeps Farms Aloft, and More

| Posted 10.08.2012 | Green

This past summer showed how under climate change, the resulting droughts could rob fracking operations of water, an essential ingredient needed to harvest oil and gas from shale deposits, reports Michael Klare at Tomdispatch.

Climate Change This Week: Nanoflowers, CC Whacks Thanksgiving and More!

| Posted 10.15.2012 | Green

Every day is Earth Day, folks.

TELLING Congress to Support Clean Energy: Sign Here

| Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

No, it's not another petition. The time for that is long past. As someone who takes a weekly pulse on climate change, I hear Voltaire's words of 1769,...

Climate Change This Week: New Solar Record, Wind Means Money, and More!

| Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

North America Has Largest Increase in Human-Driven Climate Change Catastrophes of all the continents, say insurers, and it'll get worse, according to a major new study, reports Joe Romm at Climate Progress.