350 or bust: Saturday At The Movies

350 or bust: We Could Have Stopped Climate Chaos But We Were Too Damned Cheap

What a beautiful Friday morning in my part of the world. The sky is blue and clear on a minus 16 degree C March 1st day.  I’m watching two pileated woodpeckers enjoy the suet in the bird feeder just outside the window. They certainly are impressive birds, especially close up! I took this picture earlier ...

350 or bust: Al Gore Riffs On Climate Reality

If you missed Climate Reality’s recent 24 hour marathon focused on the link between dirty weather and dirty energy, here’s one of the videos,  a fun “symphony of science” auto-tuned compilation featuring Al Gore and climate science: A musical creation about the reality of global climate change from the live broadcast of 24 Hours of ...

350 or bust: Anti-science Lobby Group Funded By Polluters Writes “Global Warming Curriculum” For Schools

The Heartland Institute’s President and CEO just admitted that Heartland is writing a “global warming curriculum” that would say climate science isn’t settled. Heartland would like to create the appearance of a scientific debate where there is none by having our teachers claim we just don’t know if humans are changing our climate. * Go ...

350 or bust: Living On Thin Ice: Climate Change Impacts In Sierra Nevada

On Thursday, January 5, 2012, the Sierra Nevada Alliance led a 14-person expedition to the Sierra Nevada high country in Northern California. What is revealed is alarming: * Alarming, yes, but not surprising considering this: * Wondering what to do?  Check out my Action not Apathy page, or go to CitizensClimateLobby.org

DeSmogBlog: "Doubt" Video On Fossil Fuel Industry’s Tobacco PR Tactics To Undermine Science

doubt.jpg In case you didn't manage to catch all 24 hours of the Climate Reality Project (I mean, what the heck else were you doing?), I wanted to flag this one video for you, as it's particularly germane to the ongoing coverage here at DeSmogBlog. It's called "Doubt," and it's about how the fossil fuel industry ...

350 or bust: It’s Time For the Silent Majority To Speak Up, The Eyes Of The Future Are On Us

As part of the 24 Hours of Climate Reality, this video was put together to remind us – parents, children, young adults, grandparents concerned about the environmental crisis our world is facing – that the voice of the people is the strongest thing, stronger than any other special interest or power, and that when people ...

openalex: Climate Reality

I should confess that when it first came out, I dozed off during the Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth.  That’s not the kind of admission you’d expect from someone who spends their days (and many nights) working on urban climate policies. But, influential as it was, there just seemed to be something missing from that ...

350 or bust: Climate Denial Hits the Fan

Al Gore’s 24 hours of Climate Reality has been running online since 7:00 pm yesterday. If you  haven’t had a chance to tune in yet, there’s still time to tune in for a good dose of climate reality, as well as a good look at the climate deniers and their spin, and real answers to ...

350 or bust: What Can Change In A Day?

In the Climate Reality Project, Al Gore answers the question, “What Can Change In a Day?”. A whole lot, it turns out – just ask the people living on the Susquehanna River last week when Tropical Storm Lee hit then and displaced them, or the folks in New Orleans about Hurricane Katrina, or the people ...