Climate

Backdrop of Devastating Storms Highlight COP 18’s Failure

Backdrop of Devastating Storms Highlight COP 18’s Failure

By | December 12, 2012 at 7:24 am | No comments

Photo by IHA Central Office via flickr Even though the COP 18 talks closed late on Friday, December 7, they proved to be a failure to the global community experiencing the impacts of climate change first hand. 2012’s Conference of Parties was hosted in Qatar, the nation...

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Do the Math: Bill McKibben’s Tour to Save the Planet

Do the Math: Bill McKibben’s Tour to Save the Planet

By | November 15, 2012 at 7:09 am | No comments

Photo by snre via flickr Bill McKibben spoke at San Francisco’s Green Festival on November 10 as part of his Do the Math Tour. Over the course of an hour, he laid out his twofold strategy to take on the most radical group on the planet – the fossil fuel...

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New Study Connects Climate Change to Extreme Weather Events

New Study Connects Climate Change to Extreme Weather Events

By | August 8, 2012 at 10:59 am | No comments

Photo by Abby.Houser via flickr Yes, there is a direct correlation between climate change and the extremely hot summer of the last several years! It is official. So why is it so difficult for some folks to see the forest through the trees? A recent journal article submitted...

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An Adverse Judgement Has Been Made for Future Generations and the Planet

An Adverse Judgement Has Been Made for Future Generations and the Planet

By | June 5, 2012 at 5:07 pm | No comments

Photo by Sam Howzlt via flickr The federal government recently threw out a lawsuit brought against it by a small group of American youth who are concerned for the health of the planet and the consequent survival of their generation. Specifically, this lawsuit demands that...

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Don’t State the Facts, Tell An Environmental Story

By | April 24, 2012 at 7:06 pm | One comment

Photo by Solokom via flickr We’re all living life on the edge. Climate change has made it so that our weather patterns our becoming more and more unpredictable. Hurricanes, tornadoes, and other extreme events are more common than ever. They hold the power to destroy homes,...

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Chemical Contamination at Safe Levels in Dimock, PA

By | March 26, 2012 at 8:02 pm | No comments

Photo by rocketjim54 via flickr The EPA released controversial findings from incomplete tests on wells from the rural town of Dimock, Pennsylvania on March 15. These findings indicate that the 11 wells that were tested did not contain levels of methane and other chemicals...

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Defense Energy Project

By | February 15, 2012 at 9:09 pm | One comment

Photo by L.C.Nøttaasen via flickr TreeHugger.com’s Brian Merchant, MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan, and NASA’s James Hansen recently discussed an economic strategy to reduce carbon emissions and inspire Green innovation. It’s called the Defense Energy Project, and it...

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Silent People, Silent Spring

By | January 13, 2012 at 7:40 pm | No comments

Photo taken in Papua New Guinea by eGuideTravel via flickr Americans are learning that their rights are deeply connected to the Rights of Nature. For quite a while, we had the luxury (stupidity) of trashing foreign lands for profit and our own energy needs. But now that we...

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The Conversation That my Brother-In-Law’s “Reagan Revolution” T-Shirt Provoked

By | January 11, 2012 at 11:20 am | No comments

I don't see my brother-in-law, Bob too often. We disagree on just about every major thing two people could disagree on. However, we love each other and enjoy one another's company. So even though Bob likes to provoke (much like his hero Glenn Beck) sometimes it's best to put...

Posted in: Climate, Green Cartoons, Politics

“Mean Joe Green’s” Top 11 Environmental Cartoons of 2011

By | December 28, 2011 at 11:33 am | No comments

With environmental-cartoon topics ranging from Michelle Bachmann to Tim DeChristopher, Breastfeeding to Big Coal, it was an interesting year in environmental cartoons. Follow this link and spend a few minutes looking over what were my eleven most-viewed cartoons of...

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