The world’s CO2 emissions dipped in 2015. But don’t celebrate just yet.

We’re here! On the peak! Unless I forgot about India…(Shutterstock) VOX (Global Carbon Project) See that dip at the end? A new study in Nature Climate Change reports that worldwide carbon dioxide emissions likely dropped in 2015, the first time that’s ever happened without the help of a global economic crisis. That’s definitely noteworthy. And… More The world’s CO2 emissions dipped in 2015. But don’t celebrate just yet.

The Pope Is About To Go ‘Green’ Big Time – Challenging Conservative Pseudo-Christians

POLITICUS USA Pope Francis will unveil his long-awaited Encyclical on the Environment on Thursday. The two questions on everyone’s mind are what will he say, and how will the global community – Christians and non-Christians alike – respond? The answer to the first question is easy to find. The Vatican has been strategically planting leaks… More The Pope Is About To Go ‘Green’ Big Time – Challenging Conservative Pseudo-Christians

China Installed More Solar Power in 2013 than the US has in its Whole History

As long as dim-witted people are running Congress, the above headline will be commonplace around the globe, except for the United States and that’s a sad commentary… Informed Comment – Joshua Hill Despite predictions all through 2013 suggesting that Japan would walk away the dominant solar PV market, Bloomberg New Energy Finance has revealed that China “outstripped… More China Installed More Solar Power in 2013 than the US has in its Whole History

Ban Coal: Coal Industry Chemical Threatens 300,000 in West Virginia

I’m not an advocate for coal so I agree that this report by Juan Cole is on point. Juan Cole – Informed Comment Some 300,000 West Virginians are at risk from their tap water after a company making MCHM spilled it into the river, turning it a little purple and making it smell like liquorice. MCHM… More Ban Coal: Coal Industry Chemical Threatens 300,000 in West Virginia

The Top 15 Most Dangerous Conservative Politicians And Government Officials To Watch In 2012

I’ve only listed the first six here.  The rest can be found on the resource website: Addicting Info From the Supreme Court to the halls of Congress to governor’s mansions across the country, conservatives have ruthlessly pushed an agenda that has torn America asunder since 1980. As 2011 comes to a close, conservatives are still… More The Top 15 Most Dangerous Conservative Politicians And Government Officials To Watch In 2012

The 1% Have a Stranglehold on Politics: New Al Jazeera Documentary Sheds Light on the Koch Brothers

Why won’t our media expose the Koch Brothers for what they are? Oh never mind, the corporate media is part of the problem in this country. Think Progress Al Jazeera released a new mini-documentary yesterday on the Koch Brothers — the multi-billionare energy tycoons who have spent over $50 million on campaigns to tear down the science… More The 1% Have a Stranglehold on Politics: New Al Jazeera Documentary Sheds Light on the Koch Brothers

Fox Viewers Overwhelming Think We Should Prepare For Alien Invasion Before Fighting Climate Change

No surprise there!  I suspect the intelligence quotient of the majority of Fox News lemmings is in the double digits… Think Progress A new (supposedly) NASA-funded study postulating that aliens may attack humans over climate change had all the ingredients for a perfect Fox faux controversy — it bolstered their anti-science narrative, painted their opponents as clownish… More Fox Viewers Overwhelming Think We Should Prepare For Alien Invasion Before Fighting Climate Change

Freak heat burst hikes Wichita temperature by nearly 20 degrees in 20 minutes _ after midnight

Oh, but “global warming is a hoax” according to most right-wingers.  If nothing else, this report should at least give them food for thought on the issue… The Washington Post – National  Published: June 10 An unusual weather pattern caused temperatures in Wichita, Kan. to soar nearly 20 degrees in 20 minutes even though the sun had… More Freak heat burst hikes Wichita temperature by nearly 20 degrees in 20 minutes _ after midnight