Category: Climate Change
via Skeptical Science http://skepticalscience.com/graphics/ArcticEscalator2012.gif
Skeptical Science also has a great discussion on the recent “cooling” misinformation that has come out in advance of the IPCC report:
“Dirty Energy has created a world of Dirty Weather. Yet as the climate crisis deepens, the oil, coal, and gas industries continue to rake in record profits. We’re calling for it to stop.
“It’s time to use your power. It’s time to use your voice. Join us and speak out, so you can inform and inspire others to demand action from our leaders. Sign the Climate Reality Pledge:
don’t forget your oven mitts!!!
Highlights from June 11, 2013 Google+ conversation with Al Gore about combatting climate change.
“In 2006, An Inconvenient Truth woke the world up to the reality of the climate crisis. But global leaders failed to act, and climate change has accelerated, making the film’s message more urgent than ever. We have curated a collection of activities for you to get informed, get involved, use the power of your wallet, and mobilize your networks to send a message that climate change matters to you. Taken together, these actions will have a huge ripple effect. This is the challenge of our time. It’s up to us to solve it!”
It’s so hot in Washington, DC that this plane sunk into the pavement at Reagan National Airport.
Trend is driven by young hobbyists and green entrepreneurs:
“Honey from city hives makes its way into swanky restaurant kitchens and behind the bar, where it’s mixed into cocktails or stars as an ingredient in honey wine…City governments, won over by beekeepers’ passion, are easing restrictions. In recent years, New York, Denver, Milwaukee and Santa Monica have made beekeeping legal. The Backwards Beekeepers group is working to legalize beekeeping in Los Angeles.”