ENVIRONMENT - According to the Marine Stewardship Council, depletion of fish stocks is the most urgent threat to the world’s oceans.
CLIMATE WATCH - In 1988 climatologist James Hansen announced, “Global warming has arrived.”
CLIMATE CHANGE - This article addresses the most current research on sea level rise, as well as adaptation measures being taken around the world. Of special interest, brilliant adaptation measures are taking place in the face of higher seas.
CLIMATE WATCH - Our worldhome is critically ill and on fire, but the politicians and economically powerful are fluffing about with rockets, gleefully banning abortion, spending US $932 billion on new oil and gas fields, and goofing around with carbon trading, as though our living conditions and survival were a leisurely card game.
CLIMATE WATCH - Ithaca, a city of 30,000 people in the Southern Tier of New York state, has pledged to be carbon-neutral by 2030.
CLIMATE WATCH - When Congress directs the White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) to coordinate with other relevant federal agencies to research a five-year scientific assessment of solar and other rapid climate interventions.
CLIMATE WATCH - Carbon emissions continue to rise, but this year the international community might finally be getting serious about climate change.
CLIMATE WATCH - The ecosystems of the world that support life like Brazil’s Amazon rainforest have an incompatible relationship with far right governments, like the United States under Trump, who took a baseball bat to the EPA.