# Global warming
Losing 'Federal Firefighters' Would Have Devastating Effects on California: Low Wages the Culprit
According to the National Forest Service, if pay increases expire, up to 50% of the 15,000 wildland firefighters in our state could leave the force within mere weeks. Federal firefighters often live in remote areas for weeks on end, are exposed to hazardous smoke, and endure temperatures of up to 1,300 degrees fahrenheit – all while working for up to 18 hours a day.
Bill Gates on Climate Change: "Complete Nonsense" but Hope Abounds
Bill Gates gets real about climate change: Planting trees is ‘complete nonsense’ but the end of the oil and gas era is finally in sight. Despite rising temperatures worldwide, unprecedented natural disasters, and the climate refugees they’ll create, Bill Gates remains a climate optimist. Perhaps this is buoyed by his own role in fighting climate change. Not only has he founded the climate investment firm Breakthrough Energy, he’s also donated millions through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and he personally cuts a $10 million check each year to carbon capture company Climeworks to offset his own carbon emissions. So when he speaks on climate, people tend to listen, and he had a lot of thoughts for "Climate Week” as the United Nations gathered for a General Assembly in New York City.
Antarctic sea-ice at 'mind-blowing' low alarms experts
The sea-ice surrounding Antarctica is at a record low, with levels well below previous winters. This unprecedented decrease in sea-ice is concerning and could have far-reaching consequences.
Tens of thousands march to kick off climate summit, demanding end to warming-causing fossil fuels
Thousands of protesters gathered in Manhattan ahead of the U.N. General Assembly, demanding an end to fossil fuel use and urging President Joe Biden and world leaders to take action.
Marchers Demand Biden End Fossil Fuels
A March Planned for Sunday will be the largest in the U.S. since 2019. Thousands are expected to participate, to specifically demand the U.S. move away from oil and gas. The are seeking the end of fossil fuels use.
'Climate Revolution': Global Climate Change Protests Unite US & Globe
After a summer of record-breaking global warming events, advocates hope this weekend will bring some of the largest climate protests in years nationwide, including marches, school walk-outs, and a major mobilization effort in New York City on Sunday. She will be one of what advocates hope will be hundreds of thousands of people participating worldwide in what's being called global days of action between Friday and Sunday. More than 200 protests are scheduled globally.
Scientist calls out scientific community for climate change bias, everyone loses their mind
While conservative pundits are snaping up climate scientist Patrick T. Brown’s criticism regarding bias in the scientific community toward only publishing headline-grabbing, end-of-days global warming scenarios, the establishment is scrambling its damage-control fighters to discredit Brown’s claims.
Is the New California Climate Bill Anti-Small Business?
A Fact-Based Analysis of the Impact of California Climate Bill on Small Businesses. In the past few months, California has taken the lead in climate change legislation, exemplified by Governor Gavin Newsom's signing of Senate Bill 253. The newly enacted law seeks to diminish further the state's greenhouse gas emissions. However, the bill's potential impact on the operations of small business owners has left some feeling apprehensive. This blog post will investigate the benefits and drawbacks of the California Climate Bill and what it means for small businesses in the state.
The Iffy Strategy To Stop Global Warming
Another hurricane just slammed into us here in Florida which, on its own, isn’t unusual. But we’ve seen increasingly hot weather and record setting water temperatures that are threatening to kill off our coral reefs.
Is Population Control Enough or Ethical to Combat Climate Change, as Claimed by Dennis Meadows?
Is Population Control Enough to Combat Climate Change, as Dennis Meadows claims?. Embracing sustainable practices is essential in combating the significant hurdle of global climate change and its multi-faceted impact on the planet. Its effects are altered weather patterns, melting glaciers, and rising temperatures. Taking several steps, such as incorporating renewable energy sources and minimizing our carbon footprint, is crucial to meeting this challenge.
Could A Category 7 Hurricane Happen In 2023 Or Ever?
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The Quiet Desperation: Unmasking the Cost of Living Crisis
In the shadows of bustling cities and quaint suburban neighborhoods, a silent crisis is gripping ordinary people across the globe, and it isn't the environmental crisis. For years, the cost of living has been steadily tightening its grip on the wallets and dreams of millions of people across the globe, and sadly, it seems it has finally reached its peak. Billions and millions of people are struggling to make ends meet, and l think it's high time we spoke about it.
Revolutionary Green Initiatives to Transform Virginia’s Future
As Virginians, we find ourselves at a critical juncture where the actions of today will shape the world of tomorrow. With the eyes of history upon us, there is an imperative to act conscientiously, spearheading initiatives to nurture the environment while fostering sustainable development. Let’s delve deeper into the ground-breaking green initiatives that are revolutionizing Virginia’s path forward. According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (source), Virginia has steadily been increasing its renewable energy output, including a notable expansion in solar energy farms. Here we spotlight several initiatives that are steering Virginia towards a greener, more sustainable future.
World set to Fail 2°C Global Warming Cap by 2050
Еxxоn Mоbil Cоrp, thе lаrgеѕt U.Ѕ. оil prоducеr, hаѕ prоjеctеd thаt оil аnd nаturаl gаѕ will ѕtill аccоunt fоr 54% оf thе wоrld'ѕ еnеrgy nееdѕ in 2050. Thiѕ cоmеѕ dеѕpitе еffоrtѕ tо limit glоbаl tеmpеrаturе incrеаѕеѕ tо bеlоw 2 dеgrееѕ Cеlѕiuѕ.
Water Crisis: One Storm Away
For cities in America, a catastrophic water shortage could be only one disaster away. Ironically, some of the recent shortages were caused by flooding which took out water treatment plants that provide the clean water cities need.
Death of the Muscle Car: Inside New Jersey's Ban on Gas Powered Car Sales
In a move that has ignited both excitement and apprehension, New Jersey has set its sights on a greener future by proposing legislation to phase out gas-powered vehicle sales by 2035, echoing similar regulations introduced in California. While this ambitious policy aims to curb air pollution and expedite the transition to electric vehicles (EVs), it undeniably rings the death knell for a cherished American icon—the muscle car—and the vibrant car culture that has revved its engines (and our hearts) for generations.
Bitcoin Mining Might Be Hurting The Environment
The mining industry isn’t a beacon for environmental altruism. And most people don’t associate bitcoin mining with actual mining or any significant environmental risk. In fact, I’d wager most people thought the title of this article was a joke. That is partly because most people don’t understand what bitcoin actually is and what it entails.
In New Jersey Schools, Climate Change Education Now Mandatory
New Jersey is the first state in America to mandate the teaching of climate change in the classroom.Photo byCDConUnsplash. Equipping the Next Generation to Tackle the Climate Crisis.
Apocalyptic Inferno Engulfs Canadian City As 20,000 Flee Raging Wildfire
A raging wildfire is bearing down on the Canadian city of Yellowknife, forcing the evacuation of its 20,000 terrified residents. As flames rapidly approach, the mayor warns people still in town that they're risking their lives.