So, the dust has settled after the… Continue reading
Well, Happy New Year…we are just out of the gate into 2014, and here we are again with mega extreme weather. We’ve already had a North American deep freeze, and record highs with 100,000 bats falling from the sky in Australia.
My friend lives in the Philippines. Rodne and I met 15 months ago when we participated in a Climate Reality Leadership Training with former VP Al Gore.
We were 1000 volunteers from all across the globe. Enthusiastic, bright-eyed, peaceful warriors, we accepted our mission to spread truth about the reality of climate change and cost of carbon that we all… Continue reading
Samsø is a small island in the center of Denmark. To get there, you drive a little over an hour from Copenhagen to Kalundborg, and then jump on a ferry for another two hours.
In 1997, Samsø won a… Continue reading
Late last month, under a sweltering DC sun, President Barack Obama wiped his brow, as if to emphasize a glaring truth; it’s getting hotter. In the absence of Congressional leadership, Obama promised to slow global warming, in part, by using the EPA to limit the amount of… Continue reading
“Nowhere in the world is the rising number of natural catastrophes more evident than in North America. The study shows a nearly quintupled number of weather-related loss events in North America for the past three decades, compared with an increase factor of 4 in Asia, 2.5 in Africa, 2 in Europe and 1.5 in South America. Anthropogenic climate change is believed to contribute to this trend, though it
I was horrified last night to watch President Obama and Mitt Romney try to out-dinosaur each other at the town hall debate. That brawl has no winner. It is a downward death spiral. Chris Hayes at MSNBC said after, “Discussing energy without talking about climate change is like talking about tobacco without talking about cancer.”
Yes, but even more; it can be viewed as a selfish… Continue reading
Every year, Arctic sea ice melts during summer months and then refreezes during the colder winter months. On September 16th of this year, sea ice extent fell to 3.41 million square kilometers ( 1.32 square miles), the lowest summer minimum on satellite record.
Last week, I was fortunate to attend a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training with Al Gore. A thousand people from around the world- 58 countries and 47 US states- made the pilgrimage to San Francisco to be part of this training. And, that alone was truly inspirational. Bette Midler was in the house. Grammy Award winner… Continue reading