Direct from Bonn, Germany at COP-23, November 12, 2017 Dr. James Hansen and his legal advisor, Daniel Galpern, Esq., discuss making the fossil fuel companies, the ‘Carbon Majors’, pay for the damage they have done to society, not only in terms of climate change and all of its impacts, but also health impacts. This Climate […]
Click here to listen to the environmental awareness lecture by Ken Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) that was held at Dartmouth College on Monday, October 30th, 2017. Ken Kimmell is president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit that combines the knowledge and influence of the scientific community […]
Near San Juan, it was still just wreckage on October 30, 2017, 40 days after landfall. Photo courtesy of Joseph Mangum.
By George Harvey
Readers may recognize the name of Joseph Mangum, of Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont. An earlier article about his work to set up solar systems in Puerto Rico was […]
The George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture “Climate Change Progress Post-Paris: Is the U.S. Still In?” Kenneth Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists Monday, October 30, 2017, 7:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall at Dartmouth College Ken Kimmell is president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit that combines the […]
The eye of Hurricane Irma as it grazes the northern shore of St. Thomas on September 6, 2017 as a strong category 5 storm. Red lines are warning boxes. Puerto Rico is to the left and St. Croix to the south. Credit: National Weather Service Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands Radar.
By Dr. Alan K. […]
States in the RGGI
By George Harvey
The Regional Green Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a market-based program to reduce greenhouse gases in nine states in the Northeast. The states involved are all those in New England, plus New York, Delaware, and Maryland.
The way the RGGI has functioned is to issue […]
The graph shows recent monthly mean carbon dioxide measured at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii.
The last four complete years of the Mauna Loa CO2 record plus the current year are shown. Data are reported as a dry air mole fraction defined as the number of molecules of carbon dioxide divided by the number of […]
DISTURBED — Inside the Fire live. Wikimedia.org
By George Harvey
Freedom of speech?
Imagine being in at a really great indoor rock concert. You got a really good seat, about five rows back from the stage and right in the center of the theater. Exiting will be a chore, because there are ten or […]
We feel for our fellow US citizens in southern states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as well as people living on other islands being hit by storms and the loss of coast to rising seas. This will get worse, likely much worse. Much of Florida and other vulnerable low lying coastal regions in […]
Food Day Keynote Speaker: “The Good Food Revolution: Freedom, Justice and Equity” Malik Yakini – Monday, October 16, 2017, 7:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall Malik Kenyatta Yakini is co-founder and the Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN). DBCFSN operates a seven-acre urban farm and is spearheading the opening of […]