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New York Times article laying it out for the climate-change-hesitant. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at XIENCE
The monarch population has fallen by 75% percent in the past three decades. Although monarchs qualify for protection under the Endangered Species Act, federal officials say budgetary constraints cause them to ignore the butterfly in favor of higher-priority endangered species. NY Times story here. Organizations around the country are working... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at XIENCE
The red coral of the Mediterranean, critical to the region's ecosystem, is threatened by illegal coral harvesting as well as by heat waves. Story in The Atlantic magazine. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at XIENCE
Interesting Wall Street Journal article discussing pressure on companies to disclose climate-related risks to their investors. “The big blind spot is the physical risk of climate change,” said David Victor, professor at the University of California, San Diego and co-author of the Brookings paper. He added that very few companies... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at XIENCE
The wildfires acted like a volcanic eruption, slightly cooling the globe as particles blocked sunlight. Washington Post story here. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at XIENCE
Interesting New York Times story about Dr. Linda Zall, a CIA employee who used data from spy satellites to identify planetary change and to consider how it was likely to affect global security. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at XIENCE
The National Intelligence Council released a report predicting that the pandemic, along with climate change leading to mass migration, will be highly destabilizing over the coming two decades. Washington Post story here. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at XIENCE
New York Times story with graphics. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at XIENCE
Another NY Times Magazine story on what is becoming increasingly obvious. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at XIENCE
Sourced from NOAA data files. Find it here, with further analysis here. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at XIENCE
Washington Post story: "Heat Is turbocharging fires, drought, and tropical storms this summer." Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at XIENCE
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Posted May 20, 2020 at XIENCE
From the Washington Post. But the reduction is seen as a temporary "drop in the bucket". Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2020 at XIENCE
New York Times: Scientists warn that within half a century large portions of the world's population could be living in extreme heat zones. Would the result be climate migration? Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2020 at XIENCE
Hint: It has to do with climate change. New York Times article. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2020 at XIENCE
Climate change could spell the coup de grace for bumblebees. From the New York Times. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2020 at XIENCE
A clear-eyed opinion piece that appeared in the NY Times. Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2020 at XIENCE
Washington Post article detailing the animals killed in Australia's current fires. Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2020 at XIENCE