Global Warming - Running Out of Time by Pepe

Is Political Action on Climate Change Starting to Brew in the U.S.?

Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement is probably one of the stupidest, most short-sighted and self-defeating moves for the long-term wellbeing of the United States that a U.S. President has ever made. The amount of damage that climate change will bring to our environment, our economy and our health […]

“13,000 Acres of Cloud Forest Now Protected in Colombia”

The title says it all.   13,000 acres (20.3 mi²) of beautiful, mist-shrouded cloud forest was recently declared as the Cacica Noría Regional Protected Area, as reported on by Mongabay and Nature and Culture International. The cloud forests of the Andes mountains, which are some of the most biologically diverse forests in the world, are located at elevations […]

China is Becoming a World Leader on Climate Change

Great news from the Associated Press (and ThinkProgress): for the third year in a row, China’s overall CO2 emissions have fallen due to their declining use of coal and increasing use of renewable energy (and natural gas)! That’s 16 years ahead of schedule compared to their Paris climate agreement commitment (which is to hit peak emissions by […]

A Haunting, Beautiful Song About Climate Change (and the Whole System, Really)

A few days ago I published a post about two approaches to environmental conservation based on music and/or sound, but today I’d like to point out that there are also some great contemporary songs written about climate change and other environmental issues. One such example, as reported on by by Kate Yodler, is this song “7 Billion” […]