Australia's household solar revolution has caught the government-owned electricity sector by surprise. More than one million Australians have already installed solar panels on their rooftops. It has caused demand for electricity from the grid to plummet.
With loud megaphones and ongoing geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and Russia with no end in sight, one can rest assured Rasmussen will not be the last one to repeat this meme, just as he was not the first.
I strongly suggest that it would be far more prudent to spend $2 trillion annually on future-proofing every town and city on planet Earth rather than subsidizing the demise of the human race and most other life-forms, too. Wouldn't you agree?
Chinese citizens are choking to death from coal pollution. Our coral reefs are rapidly dying from acidification due to burning coal. Our forests around the globe are dying from the unintended consequences.
It would be prudent for Australian's to scrutinize all processed foods labels, foreign honey will be used when the following wording appears: 'Made in Australia from local honey and imported ingredients.'
During an interview with a Florida radio station about the dangerous working conditions for undocumented Latino workers, the story of one of the listeners who called in got us all on the edge of our seats.
Today, Greg Auriemma, a cofounder and the chair of the New Jersey Chapter's Ocean County Group, was honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change" for his work as a community climate resilience leader.
Four years is precious little time for the Obama administration to address the big and persistent issues on which we've reached the 11th hour, including our transition to clean energy and away from climate disruption. The president will need every day of his second term to tackle them.
We are running out of time to combat more than 85 million metric tons of greenhouse gases emitted daily: Earth's bees are clearly showing scientists that they cannot conduct their business of pollinating and making honey -- as climate disruption escalates, quickly.
Barack Obama is very likely the last American president who can keep us from plunging helplessly off the climate cliff. Judging by his Inaugural and State of the Union speeches, he gets that. It has been a long time coming.
Now, as FDR concluded about the Great Depression, climate disruption is invading the United States like a foreign enemy. It is inflicting physical damages, loss of life and growing burdens on federal spending and the economy.
The Obama administration used a number of tools on climate and energy issues during the president's first term. But deeper in his toolbox are several authorities whose potential applications for climate disruption and clean energy are not as well known.
There is a chance to bring to the fore that we want -- we need -- to see more Climate Heroes in our political class. We want -- we need -- more leadership in our political elite and in political offices when it comes to climate disruption.