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On The Edge of 1.5˚C Of Warming

On The Edge of 1.5˚C Of Warming

The following visualization using small multiples is a creation by Ed Hawkins, a climate scientist with NCAS (National Centre for Atmospheric Science). The visual consists of small temperature maps showing temperature changes from 1850 to 2016, using the 1961-1990 period as the baseline. The overall global warming trend is clear as a bell. Planet earth is inching closer […]

Climate Change is Destroying Our Planet

Climate Change is Destroying Our Planet

Earth is warming at an unprecedented pace. Climate change is destroying our planet. And the evidence is all around us. In spite of the media’s sparse coverage of global warming, we are confronted daily with cursory reports about extreme weather events, dying coral reefs, the Zika virus, climate refugees, floods, wildfires, droughts, disappearing Arctic ice and […]

Climate Change Impacts Women Disproportionally

Climate Change Impacts Women Disproportionally

In much of the world, women continue to be engaged in their traditional roles as mothers and family caregivers. Climate change impacts women in many ways. Childbearing makes women more vulnerable than men. Women and young girls often spend large parts of their day in the pursuit of fresh drinking water and diminishing food supplies. The following is […]

Now in the Era of Climate Consequences

Now in the Era of Climate Consequences

Our planet has entered a new era. The era of climate consequences is upon us. Climate-related events and extreme weather are dominating the news. The impacts of global warming are all around us – droughts, wildfires, floods, melting ice, rising sea levels, natural disasters. The landscape is irreversibly changing. Droughts: India endures the effects of one of the […]

Lord Man – The Call of More

Lord Man – The Call of More

I worry that one of the leading causes of global warming, the world’s exploding population, was largely ignored at the recent climate talks leading up to the Paris Agreement. World leaders seem oblivious to this problem preferring instead to focus on the economic growth and development required to support ever-increasing numbers of people.  In the coming months, I […]

Weathergirl Goes Rogue

Weathergirl Goes Rogue

This post was published on September 3 by Kai Nagata of Deep Rogue Ram. Weathergirl goes rogue was filmed at Strut Studios in Vancouver. It stars Pippa Mackie and Kai Nagata. It’s written by Heather Libby. In Weathergirl Goes Rogue, Pippa Mackie, who seems quite cool and calm at the beginning of her weather report,  goes totally rogue. She starts with […]

Summer of 2015 – Moving the Needle on Climate Action

Summer of 2015 – Moving the Needle on Climate Action

This article is cross-posted (with permission) from Desmog Canada. Rolly Montpellier ~ BoomerWarrior Managing Editor). Smokey haze, intense heat, encampments of evacuated residents next to the highway: these were the conditions that greeted Renee Lertzman when she recently drove through Oregon. It’s no wonder why the environmental psychology researcher and professor resorts to the term “apocalyptic” […]

Global Warming on Steroids

Global Warming on Steroids

The following article by David Suzuki (with contributions by Senior Editor Ian Hanington) is entitled “Welcome to an Extreme Warming World”. It has been posted on the David Suzuki Foundation. “Even though many world leaders recognize the problem, the recent G-7 agreement to decarbonize our energy by the end of the century is a horrifying joke,” observes Suzuki. […]

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