Posts Tagged ‘climate’

Al Gore is back in theaters, with a powerful, anti-Trump message on climate change

The saddest, most frustrating moment in Al Gore's new climate change movie, An Inconvenient Sequel , involves the lonely former vice president walking into Trump Tower and boarding a golden elevator to meet with the then-president-elect. That scene encapsulates both how far we've come in the climate policy arena, and how far we've fallen backwards […]

Climate denial is like The Matrix; more Republicans are choosing the red pill | Dana Nuccitelli

The wall of Republican climate denial is starting to crack; who will be the Neo that accelerates the process? Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt wants to hold televised ‘Red Team/Blue Team’ climate science ‘debates.’ The idea is that a ‘Red Team’ of scientists will challenge the mainstream findings of ‘Blue Team’ scientists. That may sound […]

Transforming climate model output to forecasts of wind power…

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Wind power forecasts are useful tools for power load balancing, energy trading and wind farm operations. View full post on Wind Power News

Big banks fail to clear climate test

The world's biggest banks are continuing to fuel climate change through the financing of extreme fossil fuels at a rate that will push the planet beyond the climate change limit agreed upon at the Paris Climate Change Conference in 2015, a new report has found. In the three years ending December 31, 2016, as many […]

Pittsburgh and Paris join over 200 cities and states rejecting Trump on climate | Dana Nuccitelli

Local and international efforts might be enough to limit the damage Trump’s scorched Earth approach I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris So said Donald Trump in a speech justifying his irrational, historically irresponsible decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris international climate treaty. Of course, 75% of Pittsburgh […]

The American people – not Big Oil – must decide our climate future | Senator Bernie Sanders and Mark Jacobson

We must aggressively transition our energy system away from fossil fuels and toward clean, renewable energy solutions. And we need to do so now The debate facing our world today is not whether we need to address climate change. That debate is far, far behind us. The issue is how to address climate change – […]

The Drastic Effects of Trump’s Reversal of Obama-Era Climate Regulations

The People's Climate March on Saturday will protest the Trump administration's pro-climate change policies of increasing U.S. carbon dioxide and methane emissions. The U.S. committed at Paris to reducing its emissions by 1/4 of 2005 levels by 2025. View full post on Wind Power News

States scramble to salvage climate crusade abandoned by Trump

Gregory Wetstone, left, Randy Hoyle and Kevin Martin of Terra-Gen Power at the Alta East wind energy project in California's Tehachapi Mountains. Gregory Wetstone, left, Randy Hoyle and Kevin Martin of Terra-Gen Power at the Alta East wind energy project in California's Tehachapi Mountains. View full post on Wind Power News

Doctors Get Involved in Climate Change Fight

Heatstroke. Asthma. Zika. Climate change is helping illness and disease spread and become more common, a new consortium of medical groups said Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News

A Worsening Political Climate

Ten years ago Monday, George W. Bush-you know, the last Republican to slide into the Oval Office without winning the popular vote- delivered his second-to-last State of the Union Address, and for the first time in a Bush SOTU speech, he acknowledged the reality of a problem that most of his party regarded as a […]