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So one of the things that I like to do when I’m not doing anything else, is to kick up NetFlix or Hulu and watch documentaries.   483 more words

Global Warming

Albedo

Albedo is a measure of reflectivity, specifically, of sunlight hitting Earth’s surface. But why is this important?

Albedo might be mentioned when studying sea ice near the poles, especially during the summertime when there is a lot of sunlight coming in through the atmosphere. 447 more words

Agenda 21: a conspiracy theory puts sustainability in the crosshairs

Could right-wing attacks on a non-binding UN sustainability resolution put sustainable business at risk in some states?

Green space, clean energy, increased urban density…and global dictatorship. 1,421 more words

Texas

N.C. Church Takes a Defiant Stand—With Solar Panels

A jovial ribbon-cutting ceremony at a small red brick church in Greensboro, the third-largest city in North Carolina, was something of a masquerade. It was really a bold stance for environmental justice. 1,441 more words

Pragmatic Politics Versus Moral Principle

15-Year-Old Climate Activist Speaks To UN General Assembly

This 15-year-old has got something to say, and on June 29th, the United Nations General Assembly heard him loud and clear.

Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez stood before the representatives… 242 more words

Environment

12 tools for communicating climate change more effectively

Image Credit: Ryan McGinnis/Alamy

Uncertainty is an unavoidable feature of the climate change debate – just like any other complex scientific and societal issue. But sceptics have used (and in some cases abused) the presence of uncertainty in climate projections to argue that the science is not sufficiently settled to warrant policies to cut carbon. 863 more words

Science