911, What’s Your Climate Emergency?

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A curated collection of blog posts from across the web relating to climate change, with new ones added to as important, original articles become available. Contributors include CCR co-founder Mike Shatzkin and experts such as Gordian Raacke, John Englander, Steve Cohen, Richard Heede, Mary Foster Morgan, and Joel Stronberg, as well as friends of CCR such as authors Cyril Christo, Linda Sunshine, Abby Luby, Paige Peterson, and Biddle Duke.

CCR REPOST

911, What’s Your Climate Emergency?

911, What’s Your Climate Emergency?
By 08/26/19
Our next President should declare a national emergency on day 1 to address the existential threat to all life on the planet posed by Climate Change. Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) By declaring a national emergency concerning the southern border of the US, Trump may have unwittingly given the next Democratic president an additional weapon with which…
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One Word—Plastics: Why the World Will be Slow to Abandon Natural Gas

One Word—Plastics: Why the World Will be Slow to Abandon Natural Gas
By 08/21/19
Petrochemicals are the 800-pound gorilla that many fail to account for in their climate defense plans. Termed a blind spot of the global energy system by the International Energy Agency (IEA) petrochemicals are a driving force behind the increasing demand for fossil fuels. Petrochemicals also appear to be one of the driving…
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CCR REPOST

THE ECONOMIST on Sea Level Rise

THE ECONOMIST on Sea Level Rise
By 08/19/19
THE ECONOMIST is widely recognized as one of the finest magazines in the world. I would describe it as global, insightful, well written, sober, yet willing to be provocative; with a wry wit. They have taken up the topic of climate change, the thawing Arctic and sea level rise on…
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CCR REPOST

Solar Cycles and Climate Change?

Solar Cycles and Climate Change?
By 08/12/19
A recent surge of  ‘noise and nonsense’ on the internet is again alleging that global warming is largely affected by solar cycles, such as the 11 year swings associated with “sunspots.” As the NASA graphic above shows in the white overlay chart, there is indeed a long-recognized 11 year cycle…
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“V” Is for Vitriol Towards Climate Deniers, Can It Lead to Victory?

“V” Is for Vitriol Towards Climate Deniers, Can It Lead to Victory?
By 08/12/19
Dan Levitan argues in the New Republic that Republican deniers of climate change, who are now on the side of the “angels,” don’t deserve redemption by Democrats unless they own-up to the harms they’ve caused by their earlier denials. Prompting Levitan to write his article was the testimony of Republican pollster Frank Luntz before…
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CCR ORIGINAL

Trump’s Environmental Legacy Will Take Time to Erase

Trump’s Environmental Legacy Will Take Time to Erase
By 08/08/19
 I have an Article 2 where I have the right to do whatever I want as president                                                                                                                                    — Donald Trump Time is the dearest resource we have in the fight to combat Earth’s warming. Whether there is time enough to avoid the harsh economic and environmental consequences waiting beyond…
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