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  • A hotter planet means a burning planet… literally

    Climate change brings more frequent and more intense forest fires. One of those many side effects that seems likely to increase along with more intense storms and more frequent tornadoes. Seems obvious that as the climate shifts on so many levels we’re likely to see level of climate-related disruptions never experienced by humans. Our planet […]

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  • The Warming of Greenland

    The New York Times reports on The Warming of Greenland: Now, where the maps showed only ice, a band of fast-flowing seawater ran between a newly exposed shoreline and the aquamarine-blue walls of a retreating ice shelf. The water was littered with dozens of icebergs, some as large as half an acre; every hour or […]

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  • Union of Concerned Scientists report on ExxonMobil’s climate change disinformation

    The Union of Concerned Scientists have issued a new report: Smoke, Mirrors & Hot Air. According to the report, ExxonMobil has adopted the tobacco industry’s disinformation tactics and even some of the same organizations to muddy the scientific understanding of climate change and delay action. Not at all surprising to anyone that’s been paying attention. […]

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  • The Warming

    Jim Kunstler of Clusterfuck Nation discusses The Warming: While it seems morally upright to inveigh against global warming Al Gore style, personally I don’t believe there is anything we will do about it, or can do about now. The feedback loops are in motion. Something ominous is underway far greater than our measly powers can […]