According international reports, the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights has issued a complaint directed at 47 of the world’s largest carbon-emitting companies. The action is potentially seeking compensation for human rights … [Read full article]
Remember the difference between weather and climate? We know what happens when the weather changes—it’s obvious. Climate is another story. Read on. When it rains, you put on a raincoat … [Read full article]
Weather and climate are similar but different. For the most part, they are very distinct phenomena. Below, we talk about the weather first, and then delve into the climate. Weather We measure … [Read full article]
At least 373 rhinos have been killed for their horns in South Africa during the first eight months of 2012, according to the country’s Department of Environmental Affairs. Of the … [Read full article]
The claim that global warming and climate change aren’t real gets increasingly ridiculous each year. For one, the science just makes it so much more obvious as it develops … [Read full article]
There are many causes that could create a global crisis, from food shortages to financial shortfalls to the effects of global warming and climate change. But the biggest concern is … [Read full article]
The Philippines sits in one of the most volatile tectonic areas on Earth. The Philippines is under continous geological assault from plate movements on all sides. According to Filipino officials, a strong earthquake struck the central Philippines, killing at least 53 people and causing widespread damage and power outages.
Philippines is now suffering tremendous flooding most likely related to climate change — nice Christmas present, eh? The only way global warming deniers (or, “science deniers,” as I think … [Read full article]
If you haven’t heard the news yet, the “New7Wonders of Nature” have been announced. First some background,.. then the new 7 Wonders,.. then 2 “Buts.” So, the New7Wonders of … [Read full article]
350.org has been adding dozens and dozens of posts, videos, pictures, etc. It’s worth a long scroll. But highlighting a few posts that stood out to me, here’s a video from the Philippines:
The capital of the Philippines, Manila, has lost power after being struck by a powerful typhoon, Typhoon Nesat. So far, at least 7 people have been killed, some of them children. 100,000 people were ordered to evacuate the Albay province.
Clean-energy demonstrations in 175 countries, 2,000 of them, stimulated by 350.org were or are underway today. Here’s more, plus 10 great photos.
This image of Novarupta, a volcano located on the Alaska Peninsula in Katmai National Park and Preserve, whose name means “new eruption”, was taken all the way back in 1990 thanks to one of the Landsat satellites.