Litigating Against Those Who Contribute to Climate Change and Pollute the Commons

May 24, 2017 – In downtown Boston sits a park known as the Boston Common. Established in 1634, it was set aside for common use for the citizens of Boston. Sold to the city by ... Continue Reading →

High Rise Buildings Could Become Permanent Carbon Sinks If We Build Them Using Wood

May 21, 2017 – In the town of Prince George, British Columbia, an 8-storey, 30-meter tall building stands out from its neighbours. Why? Because it is constructed almost entirely ... Continue Reading →

Agricultural Technology Looks to Reinvent Crops in the Age of Climate Change

May 18, 2017 – If growing conditions change for the world’s most important staple crops then humanity has a problem. Our population has just passed the 7.5 billion mark. ... Continue Reading →

Carbon Taxes Come to America

May 16, 2017 – A carbon tax block of states is forming in the American Northeast as I write this posting. Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts have legislation ready to ... Continue Reading →

Alaska Permafrost Shows That Carbon Sink Role Coming to an End

May 14, 2017 – A new study by Harvard University, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and other affiliates shows that permafrost in the face of global ... Continue Reading →

Newly Elected Emmanuel Macron Invites American Climate Scientists to Come to France

May 12, 2017 –  The President-elect of France has a far different message on climate change than America’s Donald Trump. In a video posted to YouTube, Emmanuel Macron ... Continue Reading →

Why Do Americans Need Scientists on a Board of Scientific Counselors?

May 8, 2017 – The new look Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States has little to do with protecting the environment or science. The latest move by Scott Pruitt, ... Continue Reading →

Diseases Trapped in Permafrost and Climate Change – Is There a Problem?

May 7, 2017 – In August of 2016, in the Yamal Peninsula, Siberia, a young boy suddenly took sick along with 40 other people. He eventually died and the pathology report indicated ... Continue Reading →

Best Before Dates Marketing Gimmick is a Major Contributor to Food Waste and Climate Change

May 3, 2017 – In our modern consumer society, we have trouble discerning fact from fiction in the face of clever marketing campaigns. One of the most unfortunate gimmicks of the ... Continue Reading →

In My Lifetime Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide has increased 33%

April 25, 2017 – When the observatory at Mauna Loa noted the latest readings on carbon dioxide (CO2) last week it was the first time since records on atmospheric composition started ... Continue Reading →