The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has estimated growth in China’s carbon emissions at 2.5 to 5% through the period of 2004 through 2010. This may be far too conservative. Researchers from the University of California at Berkeley and San Diego, writing in the May issue of Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, report the […]Read More
Honestly, if it’s 3 o’clock in the morning at the White House (and the phone isn’t ringing), I hope the next president is getting some sleep. We need a well-rested president. But just in case the president is laying awake considering all the important issues before the nation and the world, I wonder how climate change and […]Read More
The following items caught my attention today: Writing in the Huffington Post today, Carl Pope uses the analogy of the common wartime tactic of the “scorched earth” policy of a retreating army to describe George Bush’s recent budget submission to Congress. Joel Connelly of the Seattle PI warns that, while most of the country is immersed […]Read More
It is unfortunate that any political agenda ever be introduced into a tragedy such as the recent mining tragedy in Utah, except that which will help insure it never happen again. Perhaps that is a naive notion, and the issue of energy policy is a complex one, but to blame a coal mine disaster on “green zealots” blocking oil […]Read More
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@earth_warming My sister always points out the human rights aspect of mining. Cobalt mining, for example, is tied to child labor in the DRC.
Saying you want to transition away from fossil fuels is one thing, doing it is another.
Biden Gulf Oil Sale Means More Drilling Within Legacy Chemical Dump Site https://bit.ly/3o6BK1m
I’m a teacher and every time I hear a loud noise in the hall I wonder if my time is up. My wife is also a teacher. I worry about her every day. Why is this our reality? Why do my students have to live this way? FUCK the @NRA