Glacier near Seattle is totally gone

Large glacier near Seattle has 'completely disappeared,' says researcher who has tracked it for years By Rachel Ramirez, CNN, Published Feb 1, 2023 6:09 PM EST | Updated Feb 1, 2023 6:21 PM EST Greenland’s ice sheet is hemorrhaging water into the ocean faster than we thought00:0201:12 2022 may have been the worst year on record for Earth’s … Continue reading Glacier near Seattle is totally gone

USPS forced to electrify its trucks by 2026 instead of its initial plan to delay

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/12/20/usps-ev-vehicles/ Postal Service will electrify trucks by 2026 in climate win for Biden Agency says it can spend billions to buy 66,000 new electric vehicles and related infrastructure now that its finances are in better shape By Jacob Bogage Updated December 20, 2022 at 4:57 p.m. EST, Published December 20, 2022 at 9:18 a.m. EST The U.S. Postal … Continue reading USPS forced to electrify its trucks by 2026 instead of its initial plan to delay

Even skeptics listen to one group of people about climate science

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2022/02/weatherman-climate-change/621630/? THE ONE GROUP OF PEOPLE AMERICANS ACTUALLY TRUST ON CLIMATE SCIENCE Local meteorologists are better positioned than anyone else to talk their communities through the facts about climate change.By Dan Schwartz Christopher Lee for The Atlantic FEBRUARY 22, 2022 The weatherman’s striped tie is still snug on his neck as he starts an evening bath for … Continue reading Even skeptics listen to one group of people about climate science

No One Wants to Say ‘Put Down That Burger,’ but We Really Should

http://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/15/opinion/food-diets-meat-biodiverstiy-cop15.html GUEST ESSAY No One Wants to Say ‘Put Down That Burger,’ but We Really Should Dec. 15, 2022 Credit...Michael Highway By Michael Grunwald Mr. Grunwald, a host of the “Climavores” podcast, is working on a book about how to feed the world without frying it. Earth is in the midst of the worst mass extinction … Continue reading No One Wants to Say ‘Put Down That Burger,’ but We Really Should

Netherlands confronting drought rather than an overabundance of water

http://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/10/climate/netherlands-drought-climate-change.html They’re ‘World Champions’ of Banishing Water. Now, the Dutch Need to Keep It. As climate change dries out Europe, the Netherlands, a country long shaped by its overabundance of water, is suddenly confronting drought. A cargo barge on the severely depleted Rhine River at Lobith, the Netherlands, in August, when the river’s discharge hit … Continue reading Netherlands confronting drought rather than an overabundance of water

Environmental activist killed in cold blood while protesting destruction of woods for police training area

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jan/21/protester-killed-georgia-cop-city-police-shooting ‘Assassinated in cold blood’: activist killed protesting Georgia’s ‘Cop City’ Killing of Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, who opposed training facility, is ‘unprecedented’ in history of environmental activism, experts say Manuel Esteban Paez Terán. Photograph: Gabe Eisen Timothy Pratt in AtlantaSat 21 Jan 2023 05.00 EST Belkis Terán spoke with her child, Manuel, nearly every day by … Continue reading Environmental activist killed in cold blood while protesting destruction of woods for police training area

They Fought the Lawn. And the Lawn Lost.

http://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/14/climate/native-plants-lawns-homeowners.html They Fought the Lawn. And the Lawn Lost. After their homeowner association ordered them to replace their wildlife-friendly plants with turf grass, a Maryland couple sued. They ended up changing state law. Janet and Jeff Crouch of Columbia, Md., enjoy a yard of native flowers and plants instead of a grass lawn. “Your yard … Continue reading They Fought the Lawn. And the Lawn Lost.

Nobody likes hearing that their property is at risk for wildfires

grist.org/housing/oregon-wildfire-risk-map-home-values/? Oregon tried to inform residents about wildfire risk. The backlash was explosive. Homeowners fear the state will devalue their properties by publicizing their fire risk. Nathan Howard / Getty Images Jake Bittle for Grist, PublishedNov 02, 2022 Last summer, after a series of devastating wildfires, the Oregon state legislature passed a sweeping bipartisan bill to protect … Continue reading Nobody likes hearing that their property is at risk for wildfires

Part of troubled Colorado River’s reduced flow may be used by Estonian oil company

https://grist.org/energy/enefit-utah-colorado-river-water-oil-mining/ How a Utah utility is helping an Estonian oil company hoard Colorado River water $10 for 3.2 billion gallons of water? A loophole in Utah law could enable the country’s first commercial oil mining operation. Grist / Amelia Bates Naveena SadasivamSenior Staff WriterPublishedOct 19, 2022TopicClimate + EnergyShare/RepublishTwitterFacebookRepublish Millions of years before dinosaurs went extinct, … Continue reading Part of troubled Colorado River’s reduced flow may be used by Estonian oil company

Exxon made “breathtakingly” accurate climate predictions in 1970s and 80s

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/jan/12/exxon-climate-change-global-warming-research Revealed: Exxon made ‘breathtakingly’ accurate climate predictions in 1970s and 80s Oil company drove some of the leading science of the era only to publicly dismiss global heating Exxon predicted rising temperatures and emissions that nearly matched what took place, the study found. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters Oliver Milman in New York @olliemilmanThu 12 Jan 2023 14.00 … Continue reading Exxon made “breathtakingly” accurate climate predictions in 1970s and 80s

Do you know which lifestyle changes would shrink your carbon footprint? Here’s a quiz

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/12/15/opinion/how-reduce-carbon-footprint-climate-change.html Quiz: What’s the Best Way to Shrink Your Carbon Footprint? By Sander van der Linden Sander van der Linden is a professor of psychology at the University of Cambridge. He previously served as editor in chief of the Journal of Environmental Psychology. This fall, climate activists captured the public’s attention after they threw soup … Continue reading Do you know which lifestyle changes would shrink your carbon footprint? Here’s a quiz

Explanation of how polar vortex is affected by global warming

yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/12/what-on-earth-is-a-polar-vortex-and-whats-global-warming-got-to-do-with-it/ What on Earth is a polar vortex? And what’s global warming got to do with it? Meteorologist Bob Henson answers pressing questions about a chilly winter weather phenomenon. by ERIKA STREET HOPMANDECEMBER 21, 2022 It’s that time again. An influx of Arctic air is blasting across the U.S., sending temperatures plunging, dropping snow, disrupting Christmas … Continue reading Explanation of how polar vortex is affected by global warming