Tag Archives: Climate change (CC)

Dangerous World, Serious Leaders Bombast is hollow, braggadocio is meaningless. This country needs its most stable and steady hands to guide it. nytimes.com|By Charles M. Blow

Dangerous World, Serious Leaders Bombast is hollow, braggadocio is meaningless. This country needs its most stable and steady hands to guide it. nytimes.com|By Charles M. Blow Comments at NYT and Facebook. David Lindsay Thank you Charles Blow for an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Chinese Report on Climate Change Depicts Somber Scenarios – The New York Times

“BEIJING — Rising seas besieging China’s economically vital coastal zones. Mighty feats of infrastructure, like the Three Gorges Dam and railway in Tibet, strained by turbulent rainfall and the melting of frozen earth. And on the Himalayan frontiers, the risk … Continue reading

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Paris Can’t Be Another Copenhagen – NYTimes.com

Originally posted on InconvenientNews.Net:
“India will be one of the states hardest hit by climate change, with increased coastal flooding and melting Himalayan glaciers. Rising global temperatures would make water security an even greater problem in India-Pakistan relations. William…

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“The New Optimism of Al Gore” makes good sense to this writer. The tide is turning.

Great article by John Schwartz on Al Gore and his work. I didn’t realize that Al Gore is behind The Climate Reality Project. Gore thinks we are turning a corner, and will confront this beast. I agree. I have been … Continue reading

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“But the outlook for nuclear power dismays the industry and its supporters, including some environmentalists

David Lindsay Just now · Edited · Henry Fountain: “But the outlook for nuclear power dismays the industry and its supporters, including some environmentalists, who point out that replacing the lost electricity from Vermont Yankee and the other recently closed … Continue reading

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By banning fracking and pushing casinos, the governor has gotten it backward. nytimes.com|By Joe Nocera

I just commented at the NY Times on Joe Nocera’s column: These are hard issues. On fracking, I’m against it, unless they do it in New York the way it should be done, approaching perfect containment of poisons and pollution. … Continue reading

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New Political Climate Event

David Lindsay Just now · Coral Davenport for the NY Times reports:”At the global climate change negotiations now wrapping up in Peru, American negotiators are being met with something wildly unfamiliar: cheers, applause, thanks and praise.” Strange Climate Event: Warmth … Continue reading

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The Philippines makes history in fighting climate change.

Extra, Extra, The Philippines makes history in fighting climate change. Philippines Pushes Developing Countries to Cut Their Emissions The Philippines, taking the brunt of disastrous typhoons, is now challenging every nation to embrace emissions reductions. nytimes.com|By Coral Davenport http://nyti.ms/1zlBwDt

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Coral Davenport at NY Times, “Grave Realities at Climate Talks”

“But while scientists and climate-policy experts welcome the new momentum ahead of the Lima talks, they warn that it now may be impossible to prevent the temperature of the planet’s atmosphere from rising by 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit. According to a … Continue reading

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Why isn’t a Carbon Tax on the Table?

Eduardo Porto: “If a carbon tax were to be imposed next year, starting at $25 and rising by 5 percent a year, the Energy Information Administration estimates, carbon dioxide emissions from American power plants would fall to only 419 million … Continue reading

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