Category Archives: CC and the Environment

Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Thought- New Research Finds – By Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Jan. 10, 2019,  634 comments “Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change because almost all the excess heat absorbed by the planet ends … Continue reading

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Alumni startup counters coral loss with world’s first commercial land-based coral farm – Yale News

By Brita Belli january 4, 2019      Coral Vita founders Gator Halpern ’15 M.E.M. and Sam Teicher ’12 B.A., ’15 M.E.M down on the reefs. (Photo credit: Coral Vita) The vision that two alumni shared as graduate students for a … Continue reading

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Opinion | We Are All Riders on the Same Planet – By Matthew Myer Boulton and Joseph Heithaus – The New York Times

David: Merry Christmas. Merry Solstice. Peace on earth and good will to all! NYT: Seen from space 50 years ago, Earth appeared as a gift to preserve and cherish. What happened? By Matthew Myer Boulton and Joseph Heithaus Mr. Boulton … Continue reading

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As Seas Warm- Galápagos Islands Face a Giant Evolutionary Test – By Nicholas Casey an Josh Haner – The New York Times

By Nicholas Casey, a New York Times correspondent based in Colombia, and Josh Haner, a Times photographer, “As climate change warms the world’s oceans, these islands are a crucible. And scientists are worried. Not only do the Galápagos sit at the … Continue reading

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2018: The Year in Climate Change – The New York Times

David Lindsay What a lovely compendium. Looking through the list below, I found two important articles I had missed: one on how rising temperatures are extremely dangerous to anyone without airconditioning, and are rising faster at night time than daytime, … Continue reading

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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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Opinion | We Need a High Wall With a Big Gate – by Thomas Friedman – The New York Times

There are now more climate refugees, economic migrants searching for work and political refugees just searching for order than at any point since World War II, nearly 70 million people according to the International Rescue Committee, and 135 million more … Continue reading

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The Insect Apocalypse Is Here – By Brooke Jarvis – The New York Times

Image and story from NYT Magazine Dec 1, 2018 “Because insects are legion, inconspicuous and hard to meaningfully track, the fear that there might be far fewer than before was more felt than documented. People noticed it by canals or … Continue reading

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