Category Archives: Climate Change

No Children Because of Climate Change? Some People Are Considering It – By MAGGIE ASTOR – NYT

“Add this to the list of decisions affected by climate change: Should I have children? It is not an easy time for people to feel hopeful, with the effects of global warming no longer theoretical, projections becoming more dire and … Continue reading

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat | YaleNews

“The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health. Now in its twentieth year, the biennial report is produced by researchers at Yale and Columbia Universities in collaboration with the World … Continue reading

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How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry – By VARUN SIVARAM – NYT

“President Trump’s decision to impose sweeping tariffs on imports of solar panels and components is the opening salvo of his America First campaign to protect domestic manufacturers from Chinese competition. The stakes are high: Solar is the world’s fastest-growing energy … Continue reading

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The Tweet Trump Could Never Send Tehran – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

“After violent protests recently exploded across Iran, President Trump vowed to differentiate himself from President Barack Obama by openly tweeting his support for the demonstrators. It had no effect, though. One reason is that Trump could never send the really … Continue reading

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Swallowed by the Sea – by Nicholas Kristof – NYT

KUTUBDIA, Bangladesh — Anyone who doubts climate change should come to this lovely low-lying island, lapped by gentle waves and home to about 100,000 people. But come quickly, while it’s still here. “My house was over there,” said Zainal Abedin, … Continue reading

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Warming- Water Crisis- Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern – NYT

UNITED NATIONS — Nigeria. Syria. Somalia. And now Iran. In each country, in different ways, a water crisis has triggered some combination of civil unrest, mass migration, insurgency or even full-scale war. Protestors in Tehran on Jan. 5. “Water is … Continue reading

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Earth’s Warming Continued in 2017. And That Was Without El Niño. – NYT

Gray Is Green shared a link. Published by David Lindsay · 14 mins ·  Earth’s Warming Continued in 2017. And That Was Without El Niño. Researchers reported Thursday that 2017 average global temperatures are just below the record set in 2016. The result was a surprise … Continue reading

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Fighting Climate Change- One Laundry Load at a Time – by Stanley Reed – NYT

Fighting Climate Change, One Laundry Load at a Time Experts in the study of fungi are playing a bigger role in improving laundry detergents and, by extension, leading efforts to cut energy use. NYTIMES.COM Modern detergents contain as many as … Continue reading

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Living Planet Report 2016 | Pages | WWF

“The Living Planet Report documents the state of the planet—including biodiversity, ecosystems, and demand on natural resources—and what it means for humans and wildlife. Published by WWF every two years, the report brings together a variety of research to provide … Continue reading

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Anthony Doerr: We Were Warned – The New York Times – by Anthony Doerr – NYT

“Boise, Idaho — Twenty-five years ago this month, more than 1,500 prominent scientists, including over half of the living Nobel laureates, issued a manifesto titled “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity” in which they admonished, “A great change in our stewardship … Continue reading

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