Climate change

Bernie Sanders has a colossal climate plan

Mashable Image: Shutterstock / mark reinstein By Mark Kaufman2019-08-22 20:03:10 UTC Bernie Sanders’ climate plan, one of the biggest of the already big climate plans, dropped Thursday. The strategy (which is the largest by strictly financial measures) outlines ambitious and politically radical change, including a rapid transition from fossil fuels to wind, solar, and geothermal […]

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Gillian Anderson pens powerful op-ed urging governments to protect oceans

Mashable Gillian Anderson: “We have a historic opportunity to strengthen ocean protection for decades to come.” Image: Dave Benett/Getty Images for OUT-SOURCING Inc By Rachel Thompson2019-08-19 11:00:27 UTC Gillian Anderson has written an impassioned op-ed for the Guardian urging governments to set aside “geopolitical differences and commercial gain” and act in the interests of future generations […]

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You can track Greta Thunberg’s travels as she sails across the high seas

Mashable Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg takes off from Plymouth, Britain  on August 14, 2019. Image: ANDY RAIN / EPA-EFE / Shutterstock By Mark Kaufman2019-08-14 18:13:41 UTC Greta Thunberg is bound for the high seas. On August 14 the teenage climate activist set sail from Britain to New York City aboard the Malizia II, a […]

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Century-old ship logs reveal extent of today’s drastic Arctic melt

Mashable The U.S. Revenue Cutter Thetis moored to sea ice in Alaska (1903). Image: Coast Guard Museum Northwest By Mark Kaufman2019-08-09 18:10:36 UTC A 19th-century polar explorer depicted the harrows of traversing the Arctic, “for its course is tracked with hardships, and its field is sown with graves.” The often-frigid, ice-clad Arctic remains a harsh […]

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UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Vicki Smith via Getty Images Human beings must change the way we eat and grow our food in order to avert climate change, says a new report from the UN released today. The study breaks down how much harm increased agricultural production — from farms to cattle ranches to plantations […]

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7 critical conclusions from the major U.N. climate land report

Mashable Image: Shutterstock / Mopic By Mark Kaufman2019-08-08 08:00:00 UTC Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the country’s chief of the National Institute of Space Research in early August, after the space agency announced a spike in the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro — who wants to open up more of the jungle for agriculture […]

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Sudbury letters: Carbon pricing good for climate change and health

Sudbury Star Torrential downpours, like this one in mid-August 2018, will be more common as the effects of climate change become more common in the Kingston area. Elliot Ferguson/The Whig-Standard/Postmedia Network Elliot Ferguson / Elliot Ferguson/Whig-Standard Re: ‘Record-breaking dome shifts to Greenland,’ Aug. 1, Jason Samenow and Andrew Freedman Thank you for publishing the story […]

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People downloaded this landmark climate study 1 million times

Mashable Global temperature anomalies in 2017. Yellows, oranges, and reds show warmer than average temperatures. Image: nasa By Mark Kaufman2019-08-05 20:15:05 UTC Around 15 years ago, Naomi Oreskes, a historian of science, observed that many reporters repeatedly covered climate change in a puzzling way. The popular media wrote about the topic as if there was […]

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Alaska’s sea ice has completely melted away

Mashable Arctic sea ice. Image: noaa By Mark Kaufman2019-08-05 20:07:51 UTC Alaska’s exceptional summer continues.  The most rapidly changing state in the U.S. is free of sea ice within some 150 miles of its shores, according to high-resolution sea ice analysis from the National Weather Service. The big picture is clear: After an Arctic summer […]

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Five receding glaciers you may want to visit

Mashable With glaciers consistently decreasing in size due to climate change, here are a few that you may want to visit before they’re gone forever. Read more here. Read more… More about Science, Mashable Video, Global Warming, Glaciers, and Climate Change Go to Source

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