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Climate Change This Week: One Degree Closer to Catastrophe, the Clean Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.24.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.

Climate Change's Hotter Weather Could Reduce Human Fertility

The Conversation US | Posted 11.24.2015 | Green
The Conversation US

As a caveat, these projections focus exclusively on the fertility cost of heat stress and do not offer insight into the costs of natural disasters or other major social changes resulting from climate change.

As the Earth Enters Its Third Mass Bleaching Event, Will Corals Survive?

The Conversation US | Posted 11.23.2015 | Green
The Conversation US

The world is experiencing its third mass coral bleaching event. Due to elevated temperatures at tropical locations over the whole planet, large populations of corals are starting to turn white. This is bad, as bleaching can lead to large-scale decreases in coral health and ultimately their death.

UN: Weather-Related Disasters Occur Almost Daily

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.23.2015 | World

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Weather-related disasters such as floods and heatwaves have occurred almost daily in the past decade, almost ...

In the Ground

Michael Brune | Posted 11.19.2015 | Green
Michael Brune

I'll be honest. There were times when I wasn't confident that President Obama would reject Keystone XL. This was, after all, a president who bragged about the surge in domestic oil and gas development under his watch.

When the Tea Party Met the Sea Party

David Helvarg | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
David Helvarg

President Obama's decision two days later to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline after seven years of polarized debate, and the pushback it received, increases the likelihood that energy and the environment will play a prominent role in the upcoming election.

Climate Change This Week: The Chocolate Connection, Faltering Forests, a Solar Alliance, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon What We Lose when the forests of As...

2 Billion Reasons Tar Sands Won't Move By Rail After Keystone XL's Rejection

Anthony Swift | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Anthony Swift

Rail is too expensive and logistically challenging to take the place of pipelines and support expanded tar sands production. Tar sands oil is some of the most expensive in the world to produce - and shipping crude by rail to the Gulf costs twice as much as by pipeline.

7 Things You Should Know About China's Coal Consumption

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 11.09.2015 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

Now is the time to step up U.S. cooperation on climate change with China, to ensure that the two largest GHG emitters in the world can also be the two countries doing the most to tackle climate change.

Blow_hot_and_cold Brings Individuals and Political Views Together

Brad Hobbs | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Brad Hobbs

Do Something Good, is an incubation collective based out of New York City focusing on interactive experiences for the public. Their blow_hot_and_col...

Progressive Farming Can Save Us From A Global Food Crisis

Now What | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.06.2015 | Green

We are on the precipice of a global food crisis. The math is simple and staggering: we need to produce at least 50% more food to feed 9 billion peopl...

New Insight on Climate and Work Effort

Nigel Barber | Posted 11.05.2015 | Science
Nigel Barber

Historians and economists point to favorable climate as an advantage enjoyed by Europeans so that these countries developed early, became wealthier, and dominated the globe through innovation, military aggression, and trade.

The Climate Post: Countries Position Themselves for Paris Climate Talks

Tim Profeta | Posted 11.05.2015 | Green
Tim Profeta

In a joint statement on Monday, China and France signaled that any deal reached at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, Nov. 30-Dec. 11, should include five-year reviews of emissions reductions commitments in order to "promote efficient implementation."

Exxon Mobil To Be Investigated For Climate Statements

New York Times | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

The New York attorney general has begun a sweeping investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks o...

Americans Largely Unconcerned About Climate Change, Survey Finds

AP | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans are hot but not too bothered by global warming. Most Americans know the climate is changing, but they say they are just ...

Indonesia Is on Fire. Here's How Goldman Sachs Responded

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 11.08.2015 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

The idea behind these sustainable finance policies is that they're supposed to drive positive change in the industries that are hungry for bank loans or underwriting services. But in Goldman Sachs' case, its policies actually lag those of their customers.

Why the Paris Climate Summit Will Be a Peace Conference

Michael T. Klare | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

At the end of November, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene for what is billed as the most important climate meeting ever held. A failure to cap carbon emissions worldwide guarantees not just climate shocks, but also instability, insurrection, and warfare.

The Ultimate Buzz Kill? Climate Change Drives Down Sex Drive

A. Siegel | Posted 11.03.2015 | Green
A. Siegel

We've known that climate change threatens agricultural productivity, infrastructure near oceans, human health, biodiversity, national security, allergy sufferers, economic output, beer, chocolate and coffee, wine, whiskey, cherry blossoms, maple syrup and, oh by the way, human civilization... but sex? Now we're talking about something serious.

61% of the Public in the States Suing to Stop the Clean Power Plan Actually Support the Policy

Bessie Schwarz | Posted 11.02.2015 | Green
Bessie Schwarz

On October 23rd, President Obama's signature climate change program The Clean Power Plan was entered into the Federal Register. Almost immediately, 26...

Rapidly Intensifying Cyclone Heading Toward Tumultuous Yemen

AP | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.31.2015 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. weather agency says a rare and rapidly intensifying cyclone is poised to hit Yemen in the coming days, possibly dumping ...

Fixing Democracy: Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change

Hollie Russon Gilman | Posted 11.20.2015 | Impact
Hollie Russon Gilman

At the end of this week, the U.N General Assembly will vote on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the next decades. The SDGs are a set of goals and targets on international development that range from eradicating poverty, building sustainable cities, and combating climate change.

Watch Greenland Melt Away

The New York Times | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green

This river is one of a network of thousands at the front line of climate change....

A Town's Tooth-and-Nail Fight to Reclaim the Colorado River

The GroundTruth Project | Posted 10.26.2015 | Green
The GroundTruth Project

Even if precipitation remained the same, the increased temperatures would mean that, instead of snow and accompanying snowpack, which serves as a natural reservoir that slowly releases water into the Colorado over the course of the year, rainwater would drench the system at points.

Along the Colorado River, Ranchers Square off Against Cities Over Water Rights

The GroundTruth Project | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green
The GroundTruth Project

The plains of Colorado's Western Slope were lush after heavy rains last spring. But a trend towards warmer, drier weather may soon leave the land par...

Heavy Rains Inundate Texas, Caused By Hurricane Patricia's Remnants

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.24.2015 | Green

HOUSTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Heavy rains fueled by the meeting of two strong storm systems, one the remnants of Hurricane Patricia, pounded southeaste...