Published on Truthout, 17 September 2018. Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 30 July 2018. The Northern Hemisphere’s summer is showing how far along the planet is with human-caused climate disruption, as record high temperatures are shattered and sweltering heat waves kill dozens of people. Globally, June was Earth’s fifth-warmest ever recorded, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers
Published on Truthout, 23 July 2018. Ocean Acidification can compromise marine ecosystems and was a key component in previous mass extinction events. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 16 July 2018. With a scorching start to July and wildfires raging, a new study warns about long-range high temperature projections. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 3 July 2018. Wallace Nichols, a marine biologist who has been studying sea turtles and plastic pollution in the oceans for nearly 25 years, is worried. “It used to be that when we found a rare piece of plastic on a nesting beach or tangled around a turtle, we’d pick it up
Published on Truthout, 25 June 2018. Declining oxygen levels in the oceans is killing marine life at alarming rates. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 18 June 2018. With hurricanes gaining in intensity, a scientist is proposing a new Category 6 for the future. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 14 May 2018. More than eight years after BP’s oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico began, untold numbers of Gulf Coast residents remain sick from the spill and the toxic chemicals used in the cleanup effort, and many of them have already died. However, the company is refusing to pay out
Published on Truthout, 30 April 2018. With millions of civilians living in close proximity to military bases around the US, military aircraft accidents are a largely hidden but ever-looming threat. Warplanes, which are not regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration, regularly have mechanical malfunctions, and crashes are not uncommon. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 22 April 2018. April saw a flurry of climate events with temperature records being set across Asia as the Earth enters an era of “mega-fires.” Extreme weather events cost the US $3 billion in the first three months of this year. And in an extreme act of protest against fossil fuels, one