"A draft report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that the vast amounts of greenhouse gases being released into the atmosphere will have "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts..."
"Notably absent from McKibben's agenda is any endorsement of the one carbon-free electricity source that, unlike many other forms of alternative energy, can be affordably scaled up to power modern economies: nuclear energy."
We're glad Google dropped out of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), but you need to stop funding another group that's "literally lying" about global warming: climate change deniers in Congress.
Call for an end to Amazon oil drilling! The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? We need to start keeping oil in the ground!
On Sunday, an estimated 300,000 people gathered in New York City to demand action on climate change. It was an impressive crowd -- possibly the largest US rally on any issue since the Iraq war protests in 2003.
"Given the rapidity and severity of runaway ACD, the hard reality is that it is going to take far, far more than an officially permitted activist march, funded in part by BP, Duke Energy and Dow Chemical, to generate the systemic revolution..."
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed the biggest action we've seen in years to fight global warming a Clean Power Plan to set the first-ever limits on global warming pollution from existing coal plants.
"The only remaining significant disagreement among informed climate researchers centers on how long we can survive the still-rising 400 ppm of CO2 in the atmosphere (485 ppm if we include other GHGs such as methane, nitrous oxide, CFCs and black soot). "