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Renewable energy growth falters as carbon dioxide hits record levels

05.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The past couple of weeks have seen the convergence of two troubling trends. Perhaps most troubling, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography released data last week from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that concentrations of carbon in ... ...

Bill Nye uses profanity and fire to stress the enormity of climate change

05.13.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Bill Nye just dropped a slew of F-bombs.  As a guest on the May 12 episode of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, the storied science communicator used profanity and half-jest to make a succinct point about Earth's rising carbon dioxide emission... ...

Parents and teachers want climate change taught in schools

05.13.2019 · Posted in Education Articles, Technology Articles

An exclusive poll from NPR and market research organization Ipsos says more than 80 percent of American parents want their kids to learn about climate change. The poll also found that 86 percent of teachers agree with the sentiment.  Read more...... ...

Beto O’Rourke just hired a “senior advisor” who used to lobby for Keystone XL, Seaworld and private prisons

Jeff Berman's got a new job! The former Obama/Clinton staffer is now Beto O'Rourke's senior advisor, having moved laterally from his post-Obama-campaign career working for the DC lobbyists Bryan Cave, where he lobbied on behalf of Seaworld, the Keystone XL pileline and the private prison industry.

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Scalable, low cost technologies needed to repair climate, Cambridge professor suggests

Cambridge University has proposed setting up a research center tasked with coming up with scalable technological fixes for climate change. The proposed Center for Climate Repair is being co-ordinated by David King, an emeritus professor in physical chemistry at the university and also the UK government’s former chief scientific adviser. Speaking to the BBC this ...

How to talk to kids about climate change without scaring them

05.09.2019 · Posted in Parenting Articles, Technology Articles

When my 4-year-old daughter discovered the documentary series Blue Planet II, thanks to a relative who shares her love of marine life, I was thrilled that she wanted to watch it instead of animated standbys like The Octonauts and Llama Llama.  I... ...

Airborne NASA scientists just filmed something troubling in Greenland

05.08.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Scientists aboard a NASA airplane swooped over some of Greenland's largest glaciers on Monday, spotting melted ice and raging rivers. It's significant, because though it's not nearly summer, large blue ponds have already formed on the icy ground. NAS... ...