by Gareth on July 24, 2013
Reading this press release about a new paper in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology spoiled my day. It might not be obvious to a casual reader just glancing through the morning news — but a couple of paragraphs leapt out at me:
Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations recently reached 400 parts per . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Arctic sea ice time bomb ticking: the bang’s gonna be huge
* Dr. Richard Alley, climatologist, commenting on atmospheric CO2 levels passing an historic 400ppm last week.
Doug Grandt, climate warrior and friend of 350orbust, is inviting Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon and Eagle Scout, to become a climate hero. The world is desperately in need of visionary leadership from business leaders as well as political leaders, as we stand on the cusp of catastrophic climate change. Here is Doug’s recent video . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Rex Tillerson: An Unlikely Climate Hero?
The evidence continues to pile up: humanity’s uncontrolled appetite for slashing, burning, and polluting is rapidly pushing the earth’s ecosystem to a tipping point that will have disastrous consequences for our children and grandchildren: A prestigious group of scientists from around the world is warning that population growth, widespread destruction of natural ecosystems, and climate . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Scientists: Catastrophic Tipping Point Looming
It was two years ago today that the sea-floor started gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, which was working on a BP oil project. Tragically, the explosion killed 11 men working on the platform and injured 17 others. It started a flow of oil which . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Have We Learned Anything Yet?