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The environmental achievements of 2013 show that we can act as good stewards of the planet

Roundup of U.S. Environmental Achievements in 2013

In 2013, concerned people, organizations and companies in the U.S. and around the world helped move environmental causes forward. From new legislation to the protection of habitats and ecosystems, here is a sampling of U.S. environmental achievements in 2013. Environmental success stories A new study showed that a solid majority of Americans accept the reality of global warming and are…

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Enviro News Wrap: Latest IPCC Report; Colorado Flood Aftermath; Coal’s Long Goodbye, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: I spent last weekend in Denver and it turned out to be a terrible time to visit. In the Boulder area floods carved out the land and roads. Gas and oil tanks were disrupted during the flood, spilling their contents. There is…

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Enviro News Wrap: Climate Change and Conflict; GOP Clings to Global Warming Hysteria; Egypt and the Price of Oil

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Natural disasters destabilize weak governments and exacerbate existing conflicts. With the projected (and observed) increase the number and severity in natural disaster from climate change then we are in for a rocky 21st century. Global warming deniers use many transparent arguments to spread…

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Enviro News Wrap: Young Americans Reject Denial; the Politics of Solar; Halliburton’s Slap on the Wrist, more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Young people in America believe in science: when polled 73 percent say that global warming deniers are “crazy, out of touch and ignorant” Solar energy is vulnerable to political attacks. Each state and local area has its own rules and laws that make solar…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Fracking Regulation; Climate Change National Security Threat; Rainforest Resilience, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Climate Change is a military issue: Even if the general public does not commonly accept this the military sure does and is taking the coming changes to our planet quite seriously. Rainforests and global warming: Predicting how planet Earth will respond to the…

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Enviro News Wrap: Carbon Tax Bill Proposed; Drought Continues; DOD Releases Climate Adaptation Roadmap, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The “urban heat bubble” theory explains why urban areas are hotter than their neighboring natural environments. More heat is absorbed when we cover the land in asphalt roads, cement sidewalks and tar roofs and get rid of vegetation and water features. A new…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Environmental News Wrap: BP’s Bill for Devastating the Gulf; Understanding Peak Oil; Less Meat, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The legal repercussions from the Gulf Oil Spill are coming to fruition for BP;  the money they will pay out money to the US government will in turn be funneled to states like Florida so they can fund environmental restoration efforts. Peak Oil…

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