Climate Science

24/08/17
Author: 
Jamie Morton

Kiwi scientists have helped unlock a 12,000-year-old frozen "time capsule" that could change the way nations tackle climate change.

15/08/17
Author: 
Michael Friedman
people in a sardine can

Growing concerns about climate change and other environmental trends have set off the next round of old Malthusian diagnoses and solutions.

As a case in point, ecological economist William E. Rees recently wrote in the Canadian alternative magazine The Tyee (“Staving Off the Coming Global Collapse” July 17, 2017):

15/08/17
Author: 
Martin Empson

This new collection of essays from one of the world's leading Marxist environmentalists is an important contribution to discussions about how we can fight for a sustainable world, one where, as Ian Angus says quoting Marx, we live as "a society of good ancestors".

09/08/17
Author: 
Carl Meyer
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna's office says Canada's “efficiency” of stratospheric ozone monitoring hasn’t changed as a result of two monitoring stations being cut under Harper that have yet to be restored. Photo by the Canadian Press

Five and a half years ago, a mustachioed Justin Trudeau rose from his seat in the corner of the House of Commons opposition benches to challenge the Harper government on “cuts” to scientific research.

23/07/17
Author: 
Michael Mann
Leading Climate Scientist Michael Mann separates myth from reality in climate change reporting.
 
18/07/17
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage
We're still burning more and more fossil fuel every year, says climate reporter Barry Saxifrage. File photo by Kris Krug

To address the twin threats of climate change and ocean acidification, nearly every nation has promised to reduce fossil fuel burning.

 

But so far, humanity keeps burning ever more. Last year we did it again, burning an all-time record amount.

12/07/17
Author: 
Michael Mann
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.

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