If the waters are rising around you, and your current course of action must inevitably lead to your total inundation and death, is that “drowning”? Common sense says, yes -- which means Miami and the Everglades and all of South Florida are drowning.
It is a false choice that we must choose between cutting CO2 (the biggest long-term threat to the climate) and super pollutants like methane (that are far more potent at trapping heat in the shorter term). We must do both to sustain a livable climate.
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While deeply flawed, the new climate fiction movie "Snowpiercer" totally passes the “Lost” test. Like the mind-bending TV series, the movie is very entertaining if you don’t spend any time thinking about the plot and you do not watch the last 5 minutes.
"The most succinct, systematic treatment of intergenerational principles left to us by the founders is that which was provided by Thomas Jefferson in his famous September 6, 1789 letter to James Madison." Didn't know that? Read on.
A Bloomberg New Energy Finance report finds "Renewable energy may reap as much as two-thirds of the $7.7 trillion in investment forecast for building new power plants by 2030 as declining costs make it more competitive with fossil fuels." By 2030, renewables outpace new fossil-fuel plants 7-to-1!
DeSmogBlog has done the first comprehensive analysis of where Bjorn Lomborg’s money comes from. You'll be shocked, shocked to learn that a guy who argues for inaction on climate change and pens pieces like “The Poor Need Cheap Fossil Fuels” is connected to the Kochtopus empire.