Category Archives: Climate Change

Building a Better Coral Reef – By DAMIEN CAVE and JUSTIN GILLIS – NYT

“ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, off Australia — After a plunge beneath the crystal-clear water to inspect a coral reef, Neal Cantin pulled off his mask and shook his head. “All dead,” he said.Yet even as he and his dive … Continue reading

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Damage to Great Barrier Reef From Global Warming Is Irreversible-Scientists Say – The New York Times

SYDNEY, Australia — An underwater heat wave that damaged huge sections of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef two years ago spurred a die-off of coral so severe that scientists say the natural wonder will never look the same again. Scientists said … Continue reading

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Opinion | Earth, Wind and Liars – by Paul Krugman – NYT

“. . . . .  In the long run, these tactics probably won’t stop the transition to renewable energy, and even the villains of this story probably realize that. Their goal is, instead, to slow things down, so they can … Continue reading

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EDF Satellite Could Detect Planet-Warming Plumes on the Ground – The New York Times

Tom Ingersoll, a longtime satellite entrepreneur, admits being startled by a call he received last year: A nonprofit foundation wanted to build a satellite and launch it into orbit to help fight climate change. “I thought, ‘Wow, that’s kind of … Continue reading

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Tunnel Book Light With Dark Detecting Circuit and Solar-powered Battery

From Sarah Brug May 29, 2017 · Instructables · I made an Instructable. Tunnel Book Light With Dark Detecting Circuit and Solar-powered Battery I wanted a light at the end of a long dark hallway in my house that would … Continue reading

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Climate Change Denialists Say Polar Bears Are Fine. Scientists Are Pushing Back. – by Erica Goode – NYT

Furry, button-nosed and dependent on sea ice for their survival, polar bears have long been poster animals for climate change. But at a time when established climate science is being questioned at the highest levels of government, climate denialists are … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint – A year of living better Guides – By Livia Albeck-Ripka – NYT

Climate change can be overwhelming. The science is complex, and when it comes to future impacts, there are still a lot of unknowns. While real solutions will require action on a global scale, there are choices you can make in … Continue reading

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Flying Is Bad for the Planet. You Can Help Make It Better. – by TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG – NYT

Take one round-trip flight between New York and California, and you’ve generated about 20 percent of the greenhouse gases that your car emits over an entire year. If you are like many people, flying may be a large portion of … Continue reading

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5 Plants and Animals Utterly Confused by Climate Change – The New York Times

Every year, as the seasons change, a complex ballet unfolds around the world. Trees in the Northern Hemisphere leaf out in the spring as frost recedes. Caterpillars hatch to gorge on leaves. Bees and butterflies emerge to pollinate flowers. Birds … Continue reading

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Easter Island Is Eroding – The New York Times

  But this time was different for Mr. Huke. The crumbling site was where generations of his own ancestors had been buried. “Those bones were related to my family,” said Mr. Huke, an architect, recalling that day last year. Centuries … Continue reading

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