The IPCC Report is Grim, But There’s Room for Hope
By Christian Morris, Climate X Change, Aug. 12, 2021
This week, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reaffirmed what scientists, advocates, and scholars have been telling us for years: our planet is in dire straits, and human activity …
The World Isn’t Building Back Better After the Pandemic
By Akshat Rathi, March 10, 2021, Bloomberg Green.
The exuberance of vaccine rollouts in rich countries is masking an ugly reality. Greenhouse gas emissions are already creeping higher than before the pandemic as economies come back to life.
That shouldn’t …
Climate: Where Technology, Infrastructure, and Policy Meet
In his new book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, a man who has left his mark on software, business, and philanthropy sets his sights squarely on the
Inside Clean Energy: Here Are 3 States to Watch in 2021
By Dan Gearino
The Biden administration promises to restart U.S. progress on clean energy and climate policy, after the backsliding of the last four years.
But one thing that won’t change from the Trump …
Gyroscopic Precession Explained
There was a recent letter to the editor published in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette making the claim that the climate change we are currently experiencing is natural and is caused by the natural wobble in the earth’s axis of rotation. …
Public Source: Four environmental issues in the Pittsburgh region to keep your eyes on in the age of COVID-19
By, Public Source,
Climate change, air pollution, oil prices and waste could be transformed by the pandemic.
“COVID-19 cost jobs, closed businesses and limited travel. But the economic ruin has also led to record …
The Next Page: From steel to plastic — a future most foul
By Charles McCollester, Pittsburgh Post Gazette op-ed, April 26,2020.
A decade ago, my Pittsburgh Post-Gazette op-ed, “Under Siege by Marcellus Marauders,” raised the alarm that “a thousand Marcellus Shale sites are in the works, with tens of thousands more …
Op-Ed: Big Insurance Is Climate’s Quiet Killer
By Elana Sulakshana Tamara Toles O’Laughlin . Rolling Stone, April 20, 2020.
A coalition of climate justice organizations is targeting Liberty Mutual for underwriting fossil fuels.
Climate and social justice advocates have long worked to connect the dots between …
The planet is running a fever, too
LTE to Pittsburgh Post Gazette, by BRUCE COOPER, Cranberry, April 12, 2020.
The writer is a group leader of the Slippery Rock chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby.
The world is in the midst of a struggle, the likes of …