Category Archives: Climate Change Science

Methane and Frozen Ground | National Snow and Ice Data Center – Kevin Schaefer

Here Dr. Kevin Schaefer of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, or NSIDCprovides some answers to questions about methane and frozen ground. What is methane? Methane is a gas made up of one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms. It’s … Continue reading

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Methane and Frozen Ground | National Snow and Ice Data Center – by Kevin Schaefer – Intro David Lindsay

   David Lindsay David Lindsay Draft two: Monday was a balmy, windy 50 degrees here, so Laine Harris invited me to go out for one last sail on his Pearson 30. As we drove out to the Branford River, Laine … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerate Like a ‘Speeding Freight Train’ in 2018 – By Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Dec. 5, 2018,    770 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Greenhouse gas emissions worldwide are growing at an accelerating pace this year, researchers said Wednesday, putting the … Continue reading

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Global warming of 1.5°C – An IPCC Special Report

“An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts … Continue reading

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Picturing a ton of CO2 – By Bill Chameides / EDF Blogs / 2007

By Bill Chameides / EDF Blogs / Published: February 20, 2007 Tons of CO2 pollution. We are always hearing about how many tons of CO2 pollution we emit. The average American car emits about seven tons of CO2 in a … 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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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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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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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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