You want to be a better eco-citizen, minimize your air travel, and want to buy a carbon offset for those times when you do have to fly. But before you hit that calculate my emissions button you notice a small check
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National Geographic reports that noticeable changes in climate may be explained by "staring" at the sun, as the latest lull in solar flares has some scientists worried that this might be the next "Little Ice Age." And by "little"
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The New York Times has broken the story that even as far back as 1995, a few years after climate change denier the Global Climate Coalition began lobbying against doing anything about climate change (read: anything that might hurt
Yale Environment 360 is running a new interview with Bill McKibben on why he's no focused full time on organizing a citizen's movement around climate change which is interesting in the whole (as McKibben's thoughts most often
Matt recently wrote Eat Like It's 1975 to Save the Planet: New Report Links Obesity, Energy Consumption & Climate Change, which said
We need to be doing a lot more to reverse the global trend towards fatness, and recognize it as a
Glacier in Patagonia, Argentina 1928 & 2004. Photo: Greenpeace
No Theory About Complex Future Events is Perfect, But We Should Use The Best We Have...
It's strange how in some cases, people accept that experts probably know more than they do on their
You've undoubtedly seen umpteen reports detailing the myriad health problems associated with obesity, and probably have read how our industrial food system sure supplies calories, but not so many that are actually healthy. Now
Some new stats are in greenhouse gas emissions in the EU: In 2007 emissions fell 1.2%, a good thing for sure, but nothing that happened though actions anyone actively took to curtail use of fossil fuels, consumption of natural
Framing Science is highlighting a graphic that represents the results of a Pew Forum survey on how global climate change is perceived in the US by various Christian groups and the entire US population. Post author Matthew Nesbit spins it as there not
It's always amusing to see young Turkish guys, too young even to remember the 1980s, strutting down Istanbul's streets in their acid-wash jeans and elaborately spiked or feathered hairdos. But retro behavior is nothing to laugh at when it comes to energy.
Image via Global Warming Art Dear Pablo: I've heard that we don't have enough remaining fossil fuels available to burn in order to reach the carbon dioxide concentrations that the IPCC scientists are predicting. What would happen to the concentration of
Global Atmosphere Watch Station, Photo via: Robstephaustralia
First, the Bad news
It seems like the world just keeps coming up with more bad news and no matter how hard we try, there are always new bad things popping up. A team of international