Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have recently measured levels of CO2 in the atmosphere at 400 parts per million. This is the first time in 800,000 … [Read full article]
The global levels of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel combustion reached a record high of 31.6 gigatonnes (Gt) in 2011, only 1 Gt beneath the necessary levels required to … [Read full article]
A new study published in the journal Nature confirms yet again what climate scientists have been warning us about for decades — global warming follows CO2 increases. In particular, … [Read full article]
by Rob Painting of Skeptical Science As a recent SkS post by Dana Nuccitelli has pointed out global warming hasn’t stopped, despite a recent lull in global surface temperatures. The oceans, which … [Read full article]
A new study has found that rising human carbon dioxide emissions may in fact be affecting the brains and central nervous systems of sea fishes, decreasing their inherent ability to … [Read full article]
NASA has released a study that highlights 14 key air pollution control measures that could slow the pace of global warming, improve health, and boost agricultural production if they were … [Read full article]
New evidence points to rapid collapse of Earth’s species 252 million years ago. Since the first organisms appeared on Earth approximately 3.8 billion years ago, life on the planet has … [Read full article]
I’ve covered this good infographic on CO2 emissions, other pollution, and the health effects of various sorts of pollution on a couple of our other sites already, but thought it should be shared here as well.
11 veteran U.S. and Canadian scientists and environmentalists (Maude Barlow, Wendell Berry, Tom Goldtooth, Danny Glover, James Hansen, Wes Jackson, Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, George Poitras, David Suzuki, and Gus Speth) have jointly called for non-violent disobedience in front of our grand White House this summer to try to stop the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Several months ago, back in June of 2010, I wrote up a story on the environmental impact of eating meat based on a new-at-the-time United Nations (UN) report on the matter. I recently ran across another good story on this topic on a friend’s site, Global Warming is Real, titled “Eating Less Meat to Cut CO2 Emissions” that resulted in a follow-up.
A new series of short videos on climate change and numerous issues related to it help to explain these matters in a fun, easy-to-understand way to more people. I recently … [Read full article]
Some of the top green living, activism, and clean energy stories from the past day or so: Activism Greenpeace Gives Facebook “Unfriend Coal” Deadline Greenpeace has been pushing Facebook to … [Read full article]
2005 saw the worst drought in the Amazon rainforest for over a hundred years, and was believed to be just that; a one in a hundred year event. Sadly, only … [Read full article]