My Personal History With Global Warming

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A small shack at 12,000 feet, warmed by a wood stove, housed used skis, moldy leather boots, bags of salted yucca chips, and bottled water. I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia from 1964–1966.

Doing Something About Global Warming Is Cheaper Than Doing Nothing

CleanTechnica

Carbon sequestration does not have to cost any more than nations have already spend on fighting the coronavirus. New polls show climate change is high on the list of concerns for voters. So why is the US not taking a leading role? George Carlin has the answer.

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Helping the Snow Gods: Cloud Seeding Grows as Weapon Against Global Warming

CleanTechnica

New research supports seeding efforts to bolster water supplies in drying regions, but some scientists question its effectiveness in addressing climate change.

Cod are disappearing due to global warming

Inhabitat - Innovation

According to new research published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, global warming may cause a decline in cod populations. Cod thrive in cool water, and global warming pushes the species to the brink of extinction Cod lovers might have to change their preferences soon.

Global warming expected to exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius

Inhabitat - Innovation

Global warming is accelerating more than previously thought

Drawdown Review 2020: How To Address Global Warming In A Responsible Manner

CleanTechnica

Project Drawdown has issued an update to its first report entitled Drawdown Review. The group says we have all the tools we need to address climate change effectively. All we have to do is use them. Climate Change Science Drawdown Review James Hansen Project Drawdown Social cost of carbon

Global warming to cause more deaths than all infectious diseases

Inhabitat - Innovation

A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that by the end of the century, the number of global warming-related deaths will rival that of deaths caused by all infectious diseases combined. The study estimates that high, uncontrolled greenhouse gas emission rates will increase global mortality rates to 73 deaths per 100,000 people

UN report shows global warming could pass 1.5C limit before 2030

Inhabitat - Innovation

Global warming could exceed the 1.5°C C limit set in the Paris Agreement in the next decade

If COVID-19 Was A Quiz, Global Warming Will Be The Final Exam

CleanTechnica

If COVID-19 was a pop quiz for civilization, climate change will be the final exam, one we are setting ourselves up to fail miserably. Climate Change anti-science movement Climate change imate Science Legal Defense Fund

Global warming could push air conditioning demand up 59%

Inhabitat - Innovation

As the planet warms, more people are relying on AC. But AC just contributes to more warming

Floating ICEBERG creatively confronts global warming

Inhabitat - Innovation

In summer 2019, a surprising sight popped up on a New Hampshire lake — ICEBERG, a floating, iceberg-shaped pavilion made of locally sourced wood and recycled plastic. Created to raise awareness on the issue of polar ice melt, the temporary installation was the work of Bulot+Collins, an international architecture firm that guided over a hundred Beam Campers to build the project on-site

Climate-friendly cooling can slow global warming

Eco-Business

As global temperatures rise and demand for air conditioning and refrigeration soars, all countries must adopt common-sense initiatives to make cooling more efficient, less emissions-intensive, and more affordable for consumers

Polar bears could go extinct in 80 years if global warming persists

Inhabitat - Innovation

Melting ice makes it harder for polar bears to capture food, leaving them vulnerable to extinction by the end of the century

The Best Case Climate Warming Scenario Is So Not Happening

CleanTechnica

The latest climate research finds the likelihood of an average global temperature increase staying below of 1.5 Climate Change Science global warming study James Hansen Jule Charney Kate Marvel World Climate Research Program

The World Is Not Prepared For Global Warming

Jim Conca

The people of the world are not prepared for the global warming that is already upon us. Heat-related deaths are up. Crop yields are down. Wildfires are rampant. Carbon levels are the highest in 800,000 yrs. So why have we been cutting assistance to firefighters and other emergency funding

To tackle global warming, countries must make cooling a part of post-pandemic recovery

Eco-Business

C of global warming by 2100 Amid rising temperatures, cooling technologies will be needed to protect people from heatwaves and keep vaccines and food fresh. Climate-friendly cooling could help humanity avoid 0.4°C

How to stop global warming? The most controversial solutions explained

Eco-Business

An in-depth look at the various proposals to remove CO2 from the atmosphere or deflect sunlight away from the Earth

Fires As A Call To Action — Thoughts From A City Under Siege

CleanTechnica

I’ll never forget when the fires first woke me up. It was 2017, and a dumb local teenager threw a firework into a tinder box of dry trees and plants, and in a blink of an eye the beloved Columbia River Gorge was on fire and the City of Portland was covered in smoke for days on end.

Adapting to 4C of global warming

Business Green

Emma Howard Boyd's speech to the Committee on Climate Change's Adapting to 3C+ of global warming conference. Without adaptation, climate change could depress growth in global agriculture yields up to 30 percent by 2050, disproportionately affecting small farms around the world.

Mountain in Sweden loses highest peak title as global warming shrinks it

Inhabitat - Innovation

Kebnekaise, the highest mountain peak in Sweden, has fallen victim to global heating

It’s Not About Meatloaf Or Greta. It’s More Than That.

CleanTechnica

Climate Change air pollution Australia global warming denial global warming deniers Global Weirding Greta Thunberg marine pollution Meatloaf WildfiresThe musician Meatloaf tweeted recently that he didn't believe in climate change and that Greta Thunberg was brainwashed. The truth is that it's not about Meatloaf, it's not about Greta, it's not about you or me.

Cod are disappearing due to global warming

AGreenLiving

According to new research published in the Journal of Applied Ecology , global warming may cause a decline in cod populations. Cod thrive in cool water, and global warming pushes the species to the brink of extinction. These species thrive in warm water and are starting to appear more frequently in catches, in contrast to decreasing numbers of cod. Reducing global warming’s impacts on the fish in these waters will require new fish management techniques.

Sead Pod offers grassroots solution to air pollution and global warming

Inhabitat - Innovation

Gardening should be good for the environment, adding oxygen to the air, nutrients to the soil, and filtering water for consumption. But plastic and toxins have become ubiquitous, leaving the home gardener to make intentional choices about which products to use. That’s where Sead Pod comes in, a vertical garden made using sustainable practices and recycled materials. Sead (Sustainable Ecology, Adaptive Design) Pod offers a simple plastic planter for bringing gardens into the smallest spaces whil

How do we avert global warming and pandemics? New app has answers

Eco-Business

A new online platform shows where best to protect land in order to safeguard biodiversity and stem carbon emissions

Commentary: Why Solar Geoengineering May Be Our Only Hope To Reverse Global Warming

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Jim Conca, Forbes, September 10, 2019. Last Wednesday night, as I watched the climate discussions with each of the Democratic Party candidates on CNN’s Presidential Climate Town Hall, I kept asking, “Why is only Andrew Yang talking about solar geoengineering?” True, he is the most tech-savvy of the candidates, but all of them need […]. Commentary

Global warming could push air conditioning demand up 59%

AGreenLiving

and other parts of the world because of global warming. Regions that were traditionally colder are warming up, and those that are warm are getting hotter. Related: Global warming expected to exceed 1.5 Global warming could push air conditioning demand up 59%. Business Green a-daily-average based-on-data cities climate difference getting-hotter- global-warming- homes study temperatures texas widely-affected

Global warming to cause more deaths than all infectious diseases

AGreenLiving

A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that by the end of the century, the number of global warming -related deaths will rival that of deaths caused by all infectious diseases combined. The study estimates that high, uncontrolled greenhouse gas emission rates will increase global mortality rates to 73 deaths per 100,000 people. Research focused on global death and temperature records.

Report: The Case Of The Shifting Snow

CleanTechnica

Climate Change Research Science climate science cold weather Global warming and snow united states weather and climateWhether you live among palm trees or pine trees, snow plays a critical role in our climate. Snow keeps our planet cooler, significantly affects water resources, and is a revealing indicator of climate change.

Global warming expected to exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius

AGreenLiving

New projections show global warming is accelerating well past the recommended 1.5 Related: Polar bears could go extinct in 80 years if global warming persists Twenty-five scientists around the world collaborated on the paper. They based their study on current warming trends, data from ancient climates and the most up-to-date understanding of factors that can slow or speed up climate change. Global warming expected to exceed 1.5

Climate Crisis, Global Warming, Carbon Neutral, Zero Waste: Meaningful Buzzwords or Passing Fads?

Green Business Bureau

The emergence of environmental buzzwords started out with global warming, then became climate change. Global warming to climate change; climate change covers a broader term and now special interest groups can use it for any situation, as we have recently seen with the fires in Western Canada and now Australia. These systems are developed over generations and provide valuable input in maintaining the health of the global fragile ecosystems.

Commentary: A Novel Method for Clean Food Production, While Simultaneously Bending Down the Curve of Global Warming

CleanTech Alliance

Source: John Novitsky, CEO, AquaPrawnics, jnovitsky@sbcglobal.net and Lisa M. Farmen, Principal Engineer/Managing Member, Aquastry LLClisa@aquastry.com, (503) 544-2330. Jan 10 2020 The purpose of this article is to encourage the members of the NW Chapter of the Clean Tech Alliance to visit our website, then to become investors, employees, scientific or legislative partners. Shrimp are the […]. Commentary Member News

UN report shows global warming could pass 1.5C limit before 2030

AGreenLiving

According to the United Nations’ United in Science Report 2020 , global temperatures could exceed the 1.5°C Global temperatures have been on a steady rise since the 1800s due to the effects of industrialization. According to the report, global temperatures have already risen by 2°F (1.1°C) Although the high temperatures experienced in the last five years could be temporary, there is a cause for alarm if global warming continues at the current rate.

Stopping Global Warming Will Cost $50 Trillion: Morgan Stanley Report

Forbes Green Tech

A new report estimates that $50 trillion of investment is needed in the next three decades

‘There’s no doubt left’ about scientific consensus on global warming anymore

Grist

The scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99 percent, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate research that clears up some of the remaining doubts. The authors say this highlights how unusual warming has become in recent years as a result of industrial emissions.

World can avoid catastrophic global warming with climate solutions in hand today—study

Eco-Business

With the tools available today, the world can go carbon-negative by mid-century while nourishing human populations and restoring healthy ecosystems, a new groundbreaking analysis of climate solutions has found. So why don't we use them