Category Archives: Climate Change

California’s Birds Are Testing New Survival Tactics on a Vast Scale – By Wallace Ravven – NYT

By Wallace Ravven July 30, 2018 More than a century ago, zoologist Joseph Grinnell launched a pioneering survey of animal life in California, a decades-long quest — at first by Model T or, failing that, mule — to all corners … Continue reading

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Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change – By Nathaniel Rich Photographs and Videos by George Steinmetz – NYT

Amazing, heartbreaking. Caution: intelligent people should be warned that this story might cause depression and despair. The antidote, go see Al Gore’s second film, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power. It is full of good news. By Nathaniel Rich Photographs and … Continue reading

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Why Freezing Temps Are Due to Warming – John Englander – Sea Level Rise Expert

From my website designer and consultant Linda Sorrells-Smith   JOHNENGLANDER.NET Why Freezing Temps Are Due to Warming – John Englander – Sea Level Rise Expert Freezing temperatures have hit the Eastern U.S. big time, with temperatures more than twenty degrees Fahrenheit … Continue reading

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How Record Heat Wreaked Havoc on Four Continents – By Somini Sengupta- Tiffany May and Zia ur-Rehman – NYT

By Somini Sengupta, Tiffany May and Zia ur-Rehman July 30, 2018 Expect more. That’s the verdict of climate scientists to the record-high temperatures this spring and summer in vastly different climate zones. The continental United States had its hottest month … Continue reading

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Climate Change Is Killing the Cedars of Lebanon – by Anne Barnard and Josh Haner – NYT

Anne Barnard, the New York Times Beirut bureau chief for the past six years, and Josh Haner, a Times photographer, went to Lebanon’s cedar forests to see how the trees are today. JULY 18, 2018 BAROUK CEDAR FOREST, LEBANON — … Continue reading

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Germany’s Europe-Shaking Political Crisis Over Migrants Explained – The New York Times

By Max Fisher and Katrin Bennhold July 3, 2018 88 The near political breakdown in Germany marks the beginning of the end for the European experiment, for an era of openness toward refugees and migrants in the West, and for … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Warming World Creates Desperate People – By Lauren Markham – NYT

Last year I traveled to southern Guatemala, the source of one of the largest migrations of unauthorized immigrants to the United States in recent years. It’s clear why people are leaving: Guatemala is a country rife with political conflict, endemic … Continue reading

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Opinion | Why Are So Many Political Parties Blowing Up? (Part 1) – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

“If you haven’t already noticed, let me be the first on your block to point it out: The big mainstream political parties across the industrialized world are all blowing up at once. It’s quite extraordinary.The U.S. Republican Party has blown … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Prophet of Doom James Hanson Was Right About the Climate – by Justin Gillis – NYT

“June 23 turned out be a blistering day in Washington, and much of the nation was suffering through a drought and heat wave. Dr. Hansen took his seat in a Capitol Hill hearing room and laid out the scientific facts … Continue reading

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Added Value Farms is Where David Buckel worked. A youth-­centered urban farming and food justice non­-profit in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

URBAN FARMING & YOUTH EMPOWERMENT Added Value Farms is a youth-­centered urban farming and food justice non­-profit in Red Hook, Brooklyn. We create opportunities for teens to expand their knowledge base, develop their leadership skills, and positively engage with each … Continue reading

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