Tagged: climate


Arctic Carbon

If you’ve been paying attention to the environment and climate change news, you know we are already in trouble and very likely some measure of fucked. It’s even easier to absorb and get in your head when a climatologist actually uses the words “We’re fucked.” “Even if a small fraction of the Arctic carbon were […]

Continue Reading

La recherche sur le climat est en péril au Canada

La recherche canadienne en sciences de l’atmosphère et du climat est en péril. À la fin de 2009, les chercheurs perdront l’une de leurs principales sources de financement. Les coffres de la Fondation canadienne pour les sciences du climat et de l’atmosphère (FCSCA), qui soutenait jusqu’à 200 scientifiques canadiens, sont vides, et le gouvernement fédéral […]

Continue Reading

A New Chapter on Climate Change

I love this man!

Continue Reading

Gore Wins Nobel

Former Vice President Al Gore, who emerged from his loss in the muddled 2000 presidential election to devote himself to his passion as an environmental crusader, was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, sharing it with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations network of scientists.—Gore and U.N. Panel Win Peace […]

Continue Reading

Carbon Offset Gold Standard

Carbon offsets seem to be good but have been bugging me in the way they are shown/advertised everywhere, seems everyone and their mother are selling them and that it’s a massive opportunity for scams. David Suzuki gives us some details on how they work and which kind to look for. An important piece of info: […]

Continue Reading

Icy Island Warms to Climate Change

In few parts of the world is climate change more real—and personal—than here. The Arctic is feeling the globe’s fastest warming. At a science station in the ice-covered interior of Greenland, average winter temperatures rose nearly 11 degrees Fahrenheit from 1991 to 2003. Winters are shorter, ice is melting, and fish and animals are on […]

Continue Reading

Clinton Climate Initiative Offers $5B to Green Cities’ Buildings

former U.S. president Bill Clinton trumped them all with the announcement of his $5 billion program to renovate municipal buildings at cities worldwide… The C40 Large Buildings Retrofit Program will help reduce energy use and curb greenhouse gas emissions around the globe… The partnership brings together city leaders—15 cities will make up the first phase […]

Continue Reading