Category Archives: Climate Change Politics

Birders Don’t Need to Be Told That Catastrophic Climate Change Approaches | by Hannah Waters – Audubon

Birders Don’t Need to Be Told That Catastrophic Climate Change Approaches A new report warns that we’re approaching the point of no return—a fact that close observers of nature have known for years. By Hannah Waters October 10, 2018 On … Continue reading

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Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 – by Coral Davenport – NYT

David Lindsay:   The climate scientists were right, only the really bad stuff will happen sooner than previosly thought. NYT, By Co ral Davenport, Oct. 7, 2018 1468 comments “INCHEON, South Korea — A landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel … Continue reading

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Opinion | Stopping Climate Change Is Hopeless. Let’s Do It. – By Auden Schendler and Andrew P. Jones – NYT

By Auden Schendler and Andrew P. Jones Mr. Schendler is a climate activist and businessman. Mr. Jones creates climate simulations for the nonprofit Climate Interactive. Oct. 6, 2018 CreditCreditClaire Merchlinsky “On Monday, the world’s leading climate scientists are expected to … 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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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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What Drove a Man to Set Himself on Fire in Brooklyn? – By Annie Correal -NYT

It is impossible to know all the reasons a person commits suicide. Mr. Buckel suggested one: He was trying to call attention to pollution and global warming. “My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves,” … Continue reading

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Opinion | Do Pipelines Really Create Lots of Jobs? – by Jacques Leslie – NYT

The right way to assess the worthiness of energy projects has nothing to do with counting jobs, Mr. Borenstein added. It involves doing cost-benefit analyses that include both the projects’ direct costs — the sort of thing that investors base … Continue reading

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Opinion | Despairing on Earth Day? Read This – by Richard Conniff – NYT

Before the environmental activist and gay rights lawyer David Buckel set himself afire in Prospect Park in Brooklyn on April 14, he wrote a letter explaining that he had chosen his “early death by fossil fuel” as an act of … 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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At U.N. Climate Conference- Treading Lightly Around the Americans – The New York Times

Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter. BONN, Germany — If world leaders are angry at the United States for rejecting the Paris climate change agreement, … Continue reading

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