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Video Friday: David Roberts – Climate Change is Simple; the Cause, Effect, and Consequence of Global Warming in 15 Minutes

Speaking at a TEDx event at The Evergreen State College,  Grist staff writer David Roberts pushes back against the concerted effort to confuse and sow doubt about climate change. The key points about climate change, its causes and effects, are simple, Robert says. Give him 15 minutes and he’ll prove it.

Many nuclear power plants could be impacted by warming water temperatures making cooling of reactor difficult

How Climate Change May Affect Nuclear Power Plants

Guest post by Mathias Maehlum Many nuclear power plants rely heavily on access to nearby sources of cold water to keep the system cool. Many of these power plants were built several decades ago and some of them are not well prepared for the warmer weather we are now experiencing. At a twin-unit nuclear power plant in Illinois, temperatures exceeded…

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What is “Global Weirding”?

Global Weirding means not only temperature rise, but the rate if change, causes ecosystems to collapse.