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Think globally. Shiver locally.

The Democrat and Chronicle reported that this month will be the coldest month ever recorded in the history of Rochester, New York.

The same probably will be true of many other Northeastern U.S. 124 more words

The Passing Scene

Belief and the 'debate' over global warming

In Miriam-Webster, belief is “a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing.” I’ve been mulling the grip of belief on public policy, prompted by reports of state legislators trying to… 794 more words

EPA

First Direct Observation of Carbon Dioxide’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth’s Surface

The scientists measured atmospheric carbon dioxide’s contribution to radiative forcing at two sites, one in Oklahoma and one on the North Slope of Alaska, from 2000 to the end of 2010. 239 more words

Enviroment

Following Up and Following Down: February 2015

Yes, it’s true. To paraphrase the boys at Car Talk, you’ve wasted another perfectly good month reading Wickersham’s Conscience. It’s already time for another quick recap, a smirking wink at Real Journalism, as WC revisits earlier posts and omitted stories. 835 more words

Commentary

Small Is Not Only Beautiful … It May Be the Key to Our Survival!

by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

As climate change advances ever more ominously and leads us closer to climate chaos, the key to reducing carbon emissions may lie not in ambitious market-based solutions but in a transformation of the dominant model of food production. 1,162 more words

Bhikkhu Bodhi

The Plagues of Global Warming

By Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker, 27 February 15
Source: Reader Supported News

The black rat—also known as the ship rat, the roof rat, and the house rat—is actually gray. 798 more words

Climate Change