Category Archives: climate change and the environment

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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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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Trump Ignores Climate Change. That’s Very Bad for Disaster Planners. – The New York Times

“Climate change remains a polarizing topic in the nation’s capital, and FEMA is caught in the middle. A recent report from the Government Accountability Office warned that rising sea levels and heavier downpours fueled by global warming could increase flooding … Continue reading

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In Antarctica- Two Crucial Glaciers Accelerate Toward the Sea – by Jugal Patel – NYT

“Two of the frozen continent’s fastest-moving glaciers are shedding an increasing amount of ice into the Amundsen Sea each year. The Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers are among the most critical in the world. They are currently holding back ice … Continue reading

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The Uninhabitable Village – by Anand and Singh – NYT

Beautiful, but horrible. James Lovelock predicted that much of the middle of our earth would become uninhabitable. Unfortunately, it is happening, as he predicted.

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How Climate Change Is Playing Havoc With Olive Oil (and Farmers) – The New York Times

“. . Olive trees are hardy survivors. In the Bible, a dove brings an olive leaf to Noah on the ark, a sign that the world is not entirely destroyed. Olive oil is central to food and folklore across the … Continue reading

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Does he know? Do they Know? By David Lindsay Jr.

Does he know? Do they Know?        By David Lindsay Jr.      April 24, 2017 “Do they know?” is the refrain of a famous song by Gian Carlo Menotti in Amahl and the Night Visitors. The crippled boy’s mother laments: Do … Continue reading

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Trump’s Sellout of American Heritage – by Timothy Egan – NYT

“We can count on this seasonal miracle, healthy fish returning to their birthplaces and then on to the dinner table, so long as the fragile balance of nature remains intact. But with a president who is going after clean air, … Continue reading

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Building a Better Coral Reef – by Damien Cave and Justin Gillis – NYT

Coral reef alive                                                         Coral reef dead 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. … Continue reading

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Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. – by Justin Gillis – NYT

Thank you Justin Gillis.   Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. We know. Global warming is daunting. So here’s a place to start: 17 often-asked questions with some straightforward answers. NYTIMES.COM 1. Climate change? Global warming? … Continue reading

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