Seen from space 50 years ago, Earth appeared as a gift to preserve and cherish. What happened?

This picture of earth as seen from space above the empty, blasted landscape of the moon became one of the most famous images of all time.  This post was taken from a New York Times article published on Christmas Eve, 2018.  A link to the full article can be found at the bottom of this …

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 …

Brutal News: CO2 emissions are now at an all-time high.

Many participants at the recent UN Climate Conference in Poland considered the news that CO2 emissions are now at an all-time high, in spite of the supposed progress of the Paris Climate Conference two years ago, as Brutal News. Below are highlights from a Guardian Artilce published on December 5, 2018.  A link to the …

World Bank to invest 200 billion dollars to combat climate change

At the recent UN Climate conference in Poland the World Bank actually promised to invest 200 billion dollars to combat climate change.  I think that this hugely hopeful.  The fact that the World Bank is planning to donate a huge amount of money to the attempt to fix global warming is tremendous news. The Guardian …