The imagery is powerful and symbolic. High-tech war weapons, including Blackhawk helicopters, fight Colorado’s Black Forest fire, now acknowledged as the greatest natural disaster in the state’s history. That fire is coming under control now, after it has killed two...
In much of the world, women continue to be engaged in their traditional roles as mothers and family caregivers. Climate change impacts women in many ways. Childbearing makes women more vulnerable than men. Women and young girls often spend large parts of...
Paul Beckwith ~ I have been telling people for  over 2 years about the Arctic albedo collapse reducing polar to equator temperature gradients, physically causing the slowing, waving out and stalling of jet streams, causing extreme weather events to...
According to the United Nations, desertification and drought affected one third of the planet surface and over 1.5 billion people globally in 2012. In the following post, Ellen Moyer writes about the California drought. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor for...
The following article (by David Suzuki, entitled Energy Shift Requires Shift in Conversation) has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. "Where is the political leadership and will to confront climate change?" asks Suzuki. I'm pleased to...
In 2012, 93 percent of natural catastrophes were weather-related disasters. The United States was seriously affected: it accounted for 69 percent of overall losses and 92 percent of insured losses due to natural catastrophes worldwide ~ World Watch Institute America...
So you don't believe in Global Warming?
Environmentalists around the globe are applauding President Obama for including a 'Call to Action' on Climate Change during his inaugural speech. But Obama has talked about Climate Change on several occasions before, during his 2008 presidential campaign, a 2012...
In  a recent testimony to British politicians, famed scientist and environmentalist Sir David Attenborough said that humanity "cannot be radical enough" in its actions to stop the ravages of the climate crisis from destroying the planet. Naturalist David Attenborough says...
Just days before the election, the 'Climate Change Silence' of this presidential campaign is being shattered by hurricane Sandy. It's the ultimate irony - the first presidential campaign in 25 years where climate change was excluded from all four debates and then...