Documentaries on climate crisis to watch now

https://www.vogue.com.au/culture/features/8-documentaries-on-climate-change-you-need-to-watch-now/image-gallery/d73ba0628ef1fd9fb5b7de743e7d6619 8 documentaries on climate change you need to watch now Emily Chan25 Mar 2020 From fashion documentary The True Cost to Sir David Attenborough’s Netflix series Our Planet — these are the most informative films and TV shows that will up your climate IQ while self-isolating. Image credit: Juliette Abitbol and Amélie Pichard Coronavirus … Continue reading Documentaries on climate crisis to watch now

Grocery store Aldi moves strongly to being green

Aldi's has been working very hard at becoming green. If only other grocery stores would take the same steps. Grocery Chain Aldi Goes Full Organic and Pesticide-Free In Addition To Other Major Changes In response to climate change and the need for healthier food options, grocery store chain ALDI is leading the way and is … Continue reading Grocery store Aldi moves strongly to being green

Let this one story stand for the reality that heat records are being set all over the globe

But I must admit that I'm saddened by this rather minor note. NYC had practically no snow this winter. We're about to change back to Daylight Savings Time and we've only barely lost sight of the grass a time or two since November. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/02/nyregion/ny-weather-snow.html

Coronavirus may be a wake-up call

I was fascinated by the maps showing the massive reduction in pollution across China that's occurred as a result of the shutdowns caused by the coronavirus. Yes, those business disruptions are wreaking havoc on business supply lines and the availability of certain products made only from China (including some medications). But the air is incredibly … Continue reading Coronavirus may be a wake-up call

Ocean about to turn from protector against the climate crisis to a problem

This article is technical and complicated but the interplay of ocean waters with the rest of the planet isn't simple. The bottom line is that the ocean has changed in temperature, currents, and more as it absorbs additional CO2 and heat. Those changes are having a material impact on what the ocean can do and … Continue reading Ocean about to turn from protector against the climate crisis to a problem

Fossil fuels are responsible for far more methane than we realize

Methane is at least, if not more, dangerous than carbon dioxide emissions but have not received the appropriate amount of attention. Altho natural sources do produce quite a bit of methane (thawing permafrost, bubbles coming up off the coast of far western Russia), the fossil fuel industry produces a lot of methane in the extraction … Continue reading Fossil fuels are responsible for far more methane than we realize

Colorado River, critical to those in many U.S. states, is shrinking

The Colorado River was essential to the development of the Southwest and is still relied upon by those who still have the power and authority to draw on its liquid gold. Global warming is wreaking havoc, however, on the river's flow and volume. One key number from this article is that every one degree Centigrade's … Continue reading Colorado River, critical to those in many U.S. states, is shrinking