Over the last 25 years, melting Antarctic ice has added nearly 3 trillion tons of water to the ocean, enough to fill Lake Erie six times over. What’s it going to take … Continue reading Antarctica is losing ice twice as fast as anyone thought | PBS NewsHour
Advances in clean energy expected to cause a sudden drop in demand for fossil fuels, leaving companies with trillions in stranded assets Which is why the fossil fuel industry is so … Continue reading ‘Carbon bubble’ could spark global financial crisis, study warns
Working In These Times is dedicated to providing independent and incisive coverage of the labor movement and struggles for workers’ rights. A job guarantee will be required for us to start addressing … Continue reading It’s Time for the Climate Movement to Embrace a Federal Jobs Guarantee
“Temperature affects the fundamental building blocks of economies.” Fighting climate change could generate trillions in income for people as well. Source: Limiting climate change will benefit economies around globe Continue reading Fighting climate change could save the world trillions of dollars
As the people of Kauai continue to recover from a devastating storm, some scientists are warning that this was something new: the first major storm in Hawaii linked to climate change. Will this be like the slowly heating up water and a frog in the water? Where one day we wake up … Continue reading A Hawaiian island got about 50 inches of rain in 24 hours. Scientists warn it’s a sign of the future
The state’s highest court ruled that Massachusetts may probe whether oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil misled investors and the public about the risks of climate change. Even if they did mislead the public, the consequences, if any, will be nothing to a company this size. Source: Exxon must turn over climate … Continue reading Exxon must turn over climate change documents, Mass. court rules
Warm current that has historically caused dramatic changes in climate is experiencing an unprecedented slowdown and may be less stable than thought – with potentially severe consequences This is not good. Source: … Continue reading Gulf Stream current at its weakest in 1,600 years, studies show
Climate change. During his confirmation hearing, Mr. Pompeo — a major recipient of campaign funding from the climate-change-denying Koch brothers — refused to respond to a question about whether he accepts the … Continue reading Where Does Mike Pompeo Stand on the Issues?
WASHINGTON (AP) – Anchorage, Alaska, was warmer Tuesday than Jacksonville, Florida. The weather in the U.S. is that upside down. That’s because the Arctic’s deeply frigid weather escaped its regular atmospheric jail … Continue reading Science Says: Why there’s a big chill in a warmer world
The UN is warning that we are now on course for 3C of global warming. This will ultimately redraw the map of the world Source: The three-degree world: cities that will be … Continue reading The three-degree world: cities that will be drowned by global warming
Plastic pollution, overfishing, global warming and increased acidification from burning fossil fuels means oceans are increasingly hostile to marine life Serious stuff that needs to be addressed. But will be difficult with the current US administration completely denying that global warming even exists. Source: Ocean acidification is deadly threat to marine life, … Continue reading Ocean acidification is deadly threat to marine life, finds eight-year study
The EPA has sparked more fears it is suppressing discussion about climate change. The agency has not explained why the scientists were pulled, but the move has scientists worried. I guess this … Continue reading EPA cancels climate change talks by agency scientists at conference.