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Why Interstellar Should Be Taken Seriously -- Very Seriously

Paul Stefanski | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Paul Stefanski

Fund NASA, invest in SpaceX, write your congressperson, and vote. Space travel isn't just cool. It isn't just something to do because we can. If Interstellar has anything to teach us, it's that space travel can save our species. The truth is we might need saving very soon.

In Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park, a 700-Square-Mile Icefield Shrinks, While a Popular Glacier Shows Big One-year Retreat

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

On the icefield, measurements taken this fall at four of the six monitoring sites showed a net loss of mass, with all of the past winter's snowfall melted out by the end of September.

The Planet Just Had Its Warmest September On Record

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.13.2014 | Green

This past September was the warmest since records began in 1880, according to new data released by NASA this weekend. The announcement continues a tre...

The Planet Just Had Its Warmest August On Record

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green

This past August was the warmest since records began in 1881, according to new data released by NASA. The latest readings continue a series of record ...

The World Just Had Its Hottest June On Record

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 09.20.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May. The Nati...

These Regions Are The Hottest Spots Of Warming In The U.S.

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is warming fastest at two of its corners, in the Northeast and the Southwest, an analysis of federal temperature...

Turmoil Erupts At UN Climate Talks

AP | By KARL RITTER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Rich and poor nations are struggling with a yawning rift at the U.N. climate talks as developing countries look for new ways t...

World Getting Off Track In Fight To Limit Global Warming

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WARSAW, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The world is getting further off track in limiting global warming with setbacks in Japan and Australia outweighing positi...

The Truth About Climate Change

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Originally posted at AcronymTV In what will come as a surprise to almost no one, 2012 was another record year for the volume of greenhouse gases in...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reached New Highs Last Year. Again.

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

* Carbon dioxide, methane volumes grew faster in 2012 * World temperatures to rise 2 degrees by mid-century * UN confere...

Soft Edges

Peter Neill | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

The cost benefit analysis of the purchase and redefinition of the coastal lands compares advantageously with the financial requirements of just a single storm, not to mention more to come as a practical and economical allocation of taxpayer funding.

Hard Edges

Peter Neill | Posted 05.26.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

The fate of coastal wetlands is another blatant example of hard over soft. Once massive buffers against storm incursion, wetlands served human needs additionally through complementary cultivation of hay for fodder for saltwater farms.

Catalyzing Ocean Finance

Peter Neill | Posted 05.13.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

Recently, two organizations combined their talents and experience to address ocean solutions on the scale required to make a difference. As we always tend to measure value in dollars, they predicated their recommendations on the following analysis:

Cancun Climate Talks Limp to a Compromise at Close of Hottest Year on Record

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

The Climate Post Offers a Rundown of the Week in Climate and Energy News

Kyle Orton best NFL quarterback and other misinterpretations of data

Big Green Boulder | Big Green Boulder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you are a Coloradan and concerned about the environment, firstly, thanks for reading and, secondly, we're worried that you may have c...

Twenty Years Later: Tipping Points Near on Global Warming

Dr. James Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. James Hansen

Yesterday, I testified to Congress about global warming, 20 years after I first alerted the public that warming was underway. There are striking similarities between then and now, but one big difference.