India’s farmers are already feeling the apocalypse of climate change

This post is based on a December 14, 2018 article from The New York Review of Books, by Rohini Mohan.   A link to the entire article can be found at the bottom of this page. India’s farmers are ready for climate action.  Climate change is destroying their lives right now.  “Agriculture in India relies …

We are snoozing our way toward a clearly forewarned disaster.

Elizabeth Kolbert of the New Yorker is one of the best commentators on global warming around.  She has been writing about Global warming for over ten years now.  Her first book on climate change, Field Notes From a Catastrophe was written in 2006.   Her most recent book on the environment was The Sixth Extinction: an …

Galápagos Islands damaged by global warming

  As seas warm, the Galápagos Islands are facing a giant evolutionary test.  El Nino and La Nina are naturally occurring cycles that have always affected species living in the Galapagos Islands.  The problem though is that global warming is raising the baseline  temperatures and this results in much higher temperatures in both the sea …

Are we doomed?

Elizabeth Kolbert is one of my favorite writers on the environment.  She writes regularly  for the New Yorker and for the New York Review of Books.   And she also wrote one of the best books on mass extinction, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. In 2014 Naomi Klein wrote a popular book called This …