It’s been a while since “What’s Hot” was posted, and a lot has happened. Trump is now President of the US, for better or worse. What the impact will be is not entirely known, although he has installed possibly the worst cabinet imaginable with respect to the environment. Scott Pruitt, former Oklahoma Attorney General and industry shill, caps the list of robber barons as the newly nominated head of the EPA . Although in typical Trump fashion he is sending mixed signals. He recently cancelled the Transpacific Partnership, which may actually be a good move for the environment, because the TPP would Continue reading What’s Hot in Climate Change, Jan 2017
Time for another What’s Hot in Climate Change, a summary of the most interesting and/or important climate change stories from the previous month or so. For those paying attention, horrific news with respect to the climate seems to be coming at an ever increasing pace. There’s also plenty of encouraging news. The adoption of alternative energy seems to steadily exceed all expectations. The race is on between the worst effects of climate change, and those measures we take to stop it from happening. Our fate quite literally hangs in the balance. Corrected sea level rise estimates or… it’s worse than you know Continue reading What’s Hot in Climate Change – Oct. 2016
If you want to save money switch to LED lighting, insulate your home and buy energy-efficient appliances. If you want to keep carbon dioxide out of the air the single biggest thing you can do is switch to alternative energy. That’s the “shocking truth”. Why shocking? Because no other single thing you do as an individual will have as big an impact on climate change. In this post you will see the huge impact you can make by switching to alternative energy and how to get it for your home. You can save money, prevent carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere, and Continue reading The shocking truth about alternative energy!