Tag Archives: Global Warming

Stephen Hawking: Humans Have 100 Years to Get Off Earth to Survive By
If the human species is to avert extinction, it’s got just 100 years to leave Earth and colonize a new planet. That’s according to noted theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who makes the prediction in the upcoming BBC...
On Climate, Justin Trudeau’s Is ‘No Better Than Trump’ By
Environmentalist Bill McKibben is sick of people glossing over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate record just because he’s nice to look at. To be sure, McKibben writes in a Guardian op-ed published Monday, Trudeau has “mastered so beautifully...
The Resurgence Of Climate Change Denial And Anti-Science By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. http://www.mintpressnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/S4E12-1.mp3 Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Mann, who is a distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University. He also directs...
Report: Carbon Levels Could Hit Pre-Human, ‘Palms In The Arctic’ State By Mid-Century By
Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and could reach a level unseen in millennia if their rates continue at this pace, a new report out Tuesday warns. Research published in Nature Communications finds that if fossil fuel use continues unabated,...
Why This Year’s Record Arctic Sea Ice Melt Matters By
Every year, at roughly the same time, the Arctic hits its ‘maximum sea ice’ as the Antarctic reaches its ‘minimum sea ice’. And this year’s event was record-breaking. In a widely-covered release, the National Snow & Data Center (NSIDC) said the Arctic sea...
New Data Shows Collapse Of Coal Imminent, Sparks Climate Hope By
The cancellation and retirement of coal power projects in the world’s four key economies is making a profound impact on global efforts to limit climate change to 2C — and thereby stave off its most catastrophic consequences. The amount of coal power in development...
New EPA Cheif Promised To Tackle CO2 But Now Denies Climate Science By
(ANALYSIS) — Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt made heads turn on CNBC Thursday morning when he argued against decades of scientific consensus and said that carbon dioxide emissions aren’t a primary driver of global warming. In doing so,...
Trump’s Pick For Science Advisor Agreed Not To Disclose Fossil Fuel Funding By
(REPORT) — The rumored front-runner for the role of Donald Trump’s scientific advisor is a prominent climate skeptic who was previously caught in an undercover Energydesk investigation agreeing to conceal fossil fuel funding of his research. Professor William...
Trump And The Climate: His Hot Air On Warming Is Far From the Greatest Threat By
(ANALYSIS) — President-elect Donald J. Trump has long pledged to undertake a profound policy shift on climate change from the low-carbon course President Obama made a cornerstone of his eight years in the White House. “This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit...
British Gas Giant Centrica Funding Climate Denial Group Linked To Trump By
The UK’s biggest energy company, Centrica, has donated tens of thousands of dollars to a Texas-based climate denial think tank strongly linked to Donald Trump’s new energy secretary Rick Perry, Energydesk can reveal. Centrica, which owns British Gas and is a major...