Archive for the ‘National’ Category

Global Warming Impacts on U.S. Coming Sooner Than Expected, Report Predicts

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

A report released at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union on December 16 provides new insights on the potential for abrupt climate change and the effects it could have on the United States, identifying key concerns that include faster-than-expected loss of sea ice, rising sea levels and a possibly permanent state of drought in the American Southwest. (read more)


Tell Barack Obama the Truth – The Whole Truth

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Article written by Dr. James Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies,  who has been the leader of the world’s scientific community for over 20 years and acts as TCEC and 1Sky’s climate advisor.

Embers of election night elation will glow longer than any prior election. Glowing even in other nations, and for good reason. We are all tied together, more than ever, like it or not. Barack Obama’s measured words on election night, including eloquent recognition of historic progress, from the viewpoint of a 106-year-old lady, still stoke the embers. But he was already focusing on tasks ahead, without celebratory excess. Well he should. The challenge he faces is unprecedented…..



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