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When Climate Change Becomes Personal it Gains Relevance

November 25, 2016 – The ice storm that struck Toronto back around Christmas 2013 created levels of personal awareness for most Torontonians about extreme weather. People started ... Continue Reading →
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Sub-Nation Actors Leading the Way in Reducing Carbon Emissions

November 24, 2016 – In a Time Magazine headline last week Johanna Partin wrote that America’s cities are the only hope for climate change action in light of the election ... Continue Reading →
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What will be the Consequences of Climate Change Policy Decisions in the Present and Near Future or the Lack Thereof?

November 21, 2016 – In a paper appearing in Nature Climate Change published last February, a research team presented the following: that the policy debate about anthropogenic ... Continue Reading →

Next Generation Weather Satellite Joins International Effort to Study Earth’s Climate Remotely

November 20, 2016 – Yesterday the United States launched a weather satellite that was long overdue. Weather satellites are the eyes the world needs to track what is going on in ... Continue Reading →
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Reinventing Farming in a World Fighting Climate Change

November 19, 2016 – Who would have thought that if a farmer planted more trees on cropland that the end result would be enhancing our fight against climate change. Or that by ... Continue Reading →

Something Weird is Going on in the Arctic

November 18, 2016 – Sea ice in the Arctic reaches seasonal lows in September each year. This year was no different other than the fact that the ice cover this year was even less ... Continue Reading →

Measurable Progress on Clean Energy Gives World Hope Despite New Climate Change Denying U.S. President

November 17, 2016 – All is not lost in the fight to move the world away from fossil fuels and reduce carbon pollution despite Donald Trump becoming the American president elect. ... Continue Reading →

2016 the Hottest Year on Record So Far and We Are Not Talking Politics

November 14, 2016 – Donald Trump should cover his ears because I am about to relate observed science about the current state of the world’s climate. Before I do however ... Continue Reading →

What a President Trump May Mean for the Climate Change Fight and Decreasing Our Use of Fossil Fuels

November 9, 2016 – As I watched the returns last evening it was clear to me shortly after 11 p.m. that Trump was going to be declared President Elect. I spent much of the night ... Continue Reading →

Pipelines – Energy Highways, Spills Waiting to Happen, Defeat for a Low Carbon Economic and Environmental Future?

October 31, 2016 – On the eve of Halloween, celebrated here as in most places in North America by children going door-to-door receiving treats and seldom doing tricks, I have ... Continue Reading →