GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week:
- The US government is placing a focus on the threats of climate change to national security. If the rate and severity of natural disasters increases then a great strain will be placed on the military resources of the US. Americans don’t sit by and watch people suffer from natural disasters, we give our money to non-profits to help and allow our government to send help via the military as well. With both an unstable climate and economy the US has many challenges ahead.
- A new threshold imminent for the Keeling Curve. The latest measurements of atmospheric CO2 concentrations from observations on Mauna Loa in Hawaii last week stand at 399.7 parts-per-million (ppm), poised to cross the 400 ppm threshold for the first time in human history.
- I feel that if you can just explain an idea clearly to someone and it holds logic and fact then they will understand, but politicized topics blind us to reality. A new study actually shows that if Republicans truly listen to the case behind anthropocentric climate change then they become believers. Read More→