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Category Archive for 'Climate Change'

Perfect storm coming?

Allergy sufferers, beware: Kate Weinberger, a Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Health Sciences at Mailman School of Public Health in Columbia University studying the effects of climate change on pollen, said studies have shown that wet and warmer winters have resulted in earlier and longer allergy seasons and that the past few stormy months may be […]

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Achoo

For the past 15 years or so, every spring, they say the same thing: “Worst allergy season on record, record high pollen, record high mold.” Etc., etc. It’s really brutal this year. Everywhere I go, people are sneezing and wiping their noses. My throat is sore and I keep hacking up stuff. I want to […]

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Ho hum

The highest levels in 800K years? Hmm. Maybe someone should pay attention, or something: The concentration of carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas that drives climate change, hit 402 parts per million this week — the highest level recorded in at least 800,000 years. The recordings came from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s Mauna Loa Observatory in […]

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No thanks to the ambitious governor who ran as a moderate and governs like a wingnut. Editorial: N.J. courts reverse Gov. Christie’s misguided rejection of greenhouse gas initiative (via NJ.com) You can’t always get what you want. The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court a state reaffirmed that conclusion with its ruling last […]

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I don’t think we have any safe places anymore: SAN FRANCISCO — Tornadoes touched down during storms in Northern California, including one twister near Sacramento that damaged a dozen homes and left a path of debris about 300 yards long. Twelve houses suffered roof damage and six reported fence damage when a tornado hit near […]

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And this is the climate group known for being cautious and conservative! I suppose the PTB would rather use militarized police to stop hunger riots than to prevent hunger in the first place? Via ThinkProgress: The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its second of four planned reports examining the state of […]

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OH NO NOT THE LIMES!!!!

Seriously, I love limes. And I love Key Lime pie, and limeade. This is yet another climate change tragedy. Bookmark It

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No shit

Officially the worst pothole season ever. Bookmark It

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‘It’s a snowacaine!’

Hey, we dodged a bullet. That storm hit Nova Scoatia with hurricane force winds. Bookmark It

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Looks like Europe doesn’t need their frackin’ gas! (h/t Ron K.) Bookmark It

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