BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 27: Chinese boys look at their smartphone in front of their house next to a coal fired power plant on November 27, 2015 on the outskirts of Beijing, China.  China's government has set 2030 as a deadline for the country to reach its peak for emissions of carbon dioxide, what scientists and environmentalists cite as the primary cause of climate change. At an upcoming conference in Paris, the governments of 196 countries will meet to set targets on reducing carbon emissions in an attempt to forge a new global agreement on climate change. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Coal-Fired Power Plants in Asia Pose a Climate Change Dilemma

October 21, 2016 – Emissions from Asian coal-fired power plants remain one of the more significant climate change challenges faced by the world community. Although China is beginning ... Continue Reading →

World Youth Get Climate Change – Too Bad Old Politicians Can’t Say The Same

October 21, 2016 – On Wednesday evening this week two old people auditioned for the most important political position on the planet, President of the United States. This was their ... Continue Reading →

What Happens When Seawater Invades Freshwater Aquifers?

October 17, 2016 – In a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters last month, researchers at University of South Florida, Michigan Technological University, University of ... Continue Reading →
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Kigali Sees Meeting of Minds on Cutting Refrigerant and Air Conditioning Gases

October 15, 2016 – The nations of the world have agreed to a legally binding agreement to cut the greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning. The gases are known ... Continue Reading →

David Suzuki Asks Why Canada Fights Climate Change on One Hand While Fueling it with the Other

October 14, 2016 – In the latest posting from David Suzuki he questions current Canadian governments (federal, provincial and territorial) on their decision making when it comes ... Continue Reading →

Guerilla War May Soon Engulf Oil Companies and Oil Pipelines

October 13, 2016 – This week we witnessed the opening salvo in a new and escalating war against fossil fuels. Environmental activists penetrated five major pipelines and shut ... Continue Reading →

Leonardo DiCaprio Raises the Issue of Belief in Climate Change to Hold Public Office

October 6, 2016 – When the actor, Leonardo DiCaprio met President Barack Obama on the Whitehouse lawn on Monday of this week he proposed to the President that public office requires ... Continue Reading →
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Climate Change Deniers Talk About the Benefits of Carbon Dioxide to Plants

October 5, 2016 – I received the following from the David Suzuki Foundation. It was entitled “Carbon dioxide: Pollutant or plant food?” Some climate change deniers ... Continue Reading →

When the Number 400 Became a “Crossing the Rubicon” Moment for the Planet

October 4, 2016 – The phrase “crossing the Rubicon” dates back to Julius Caesar and his war on the Roman Senate. When told to disband his legions, Caesar chose to ... Continue Reading →

Research Moves Closer to Carbon Capture Smokestack Solution

October 2, 2016 – Carbon capture is the one back-end technology we have to make it possible to use fossil fuels to produce energy far into the future. You would think, therefore, ... Continue Reading →