Friday, 22 November , 2019

global warming

Global Warming and U.S. National Security Diplomacy

by Michael Hudson August 6, 2019 Control of oil has long been a key aim of U.S. foreign policy. The Paris climate agreements and any other...

Melting Permafrost Raises New Fears Among Scientists

By Alex Kirby climatenewsnetwork Apr. 1, 2018 Methane emissions are the source of the greenhouse gas which, after carbon dioxide, probably causes climatologists more sleepless nights than any of...

Two Minutes to Doomsday

by Robert Hunziker January 30, 2018 Not since 1953, when the U.S. and the Soviets exploded thermonuclear bombs, has the world been such a powder keg! Only...

Long-Term Warming Trend Continued in 2017: NASA, NOAA

Earth’s long-term warming trend can be seen in this visualization of NASA’s global temperature record, which shows how the planet’s temperatures are changing...

Global warming of ‘grave concern’ in Alaska

November 2017 was the fifth warmest November since records began in 1880, figures released by NOAA show, as our planet continues to warm at an alarming...

‘Personally, I Would Rate the Likelihood of Staying Under Two Degrees...

By David Wallace-Wells Professor at Princeton, Michael Oppenheimer was the longtime chief scientist of the Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate and Air program, and was an...

‘Extraordinarily hot’ Arctic temperatures alarm scientists

Danish and US researchers monitoring satellites and Arctic weather stations are surprised and alarmed by air temperatures peaking at what they say is an unheard-of 20C higher than normal for the time of year. In addition, sea temperatures averaging nearly 4C higher than usual in October and November.

Committing Geocide: Climate Change And Corporate Capture By Susan George

I am not here to promote the deep ecology view. I am here rather to introduce and define what I see as a new phenomenon in the history of humankind. I call it Geocide. Geocide is the collective action of a single species among millions of other species which is changing planet Earth to the point that it can become unrecognisable and unfit for life. This species is committing geocide against all components of nature, whether microscopic organisms, plants, animals or against itself, homo sapiens, humankind.

Responsible Scientists for Climate Sanity

On September 20, 2016, 376 members of the National Academy of Sciences, including 30 Nobel laureates, published an open letter to draw attention to the serious risks of climate change. The letter warns that the consequences of opting out of the Paris agreement would be severe and long-lasting for our planet’s climate and for the international credibility of the United States.

Trump May Be Making Republicans Increasingly Doubt Global Warming

Some 26 percent of Republicans told researchers this spring they were unsure about global warming, up from 13 percent last year, according to the National Surveys on Energy and Environment (NSEE) report released Tuesday. Republicans are also more likely than Independent and Democrat voters to either doubt climate change or denying it altogether,