Sunday, 21 April 2019

A Federal Judge Just Nixed Trump’s Attempt to Drill the Arctic and Atlantic


EARTHJUSTICE
The Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Photo by Diego Delso.

In a ruling issued from Alaska, a U.S. District Court has determined that President Trump overstepped his constitutional authority and violated federal law. More here.



Saturday, 20 April 2019

How To Talk About Climate Change So People Will Listen



by Katharine Hayhoe CHATELAINE
Railway tracks damaged by severe flooding in
High River, Alberta, 2013. Photo by Resolute.

As a climate scientist, I've been called everything from a charlatan to the handmaiden of the Antichrist. Here's how I handle the tough conversations. 

"We Love the Earth" A star-studded new video In recognition of Earth Day.

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Corn-farming fouls the air to fatal effect


Nature - Agriculture
Harvesting corn in Canada. A PinP photo.
The dominant US crop plant has a voracious appetite for fertilizer, which leads to air pollution and health problems. More here.

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Climate change made the Arctic greener. Now parts of it are turning brown.


ScienceNews
A green Arctic meadow - Baffin Island, CA.
Photo by Mike Beauregard.
Warming trends bring more insects, extreme weather and wildfires that wipe out plants. More here.

Monday, 15 April 2019

Yukon temperatures are the highest in 13,600 years


CLIMATE&CAPITALISM
Photo by Diego Delso.
Warming of over 2 degrees Celsius is above the global average and well above the average of the rest of the Arctic region.More here.