Influencer Bill McKibben - featured
2 mentions — 7 days ago 7 days ago
What does global warming sound like? Scientists may have just found that out. They've recorded and identified the sizzle of glacier ice as it melts into the sea. (Photo : Flickr.com/blmiers2) What does global warming sound like? Scientists may have just found that out. They've recorded and identified ...
8 mentions — 4 months ago 4 months ago
[Note for TomDispatch Readers: For all those of you who get TomDispatch off an RSS feed, ours is finally fixed! Today, while I kick back in a lazy August week in the Northeast, two of my favorite writers are filling in for me, working through everyone else’s vacation.
2 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
LocationWashington, District of ColumbiaCNN PRODUCER NOTEschmiddi says thousands of people came together at the foot of the Washington Monument to protest the Keystone Pipeline and fracking in Washington D.C. on February 17. He says the event was organized by the Sierra Club. Despite the frigid temperatures, he says ...
9 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
By Ehren Goossens & Christopher Martin -2013-02-01T00:01:00ZFirst Solar Inc. (FSLR), the world’s largest thin-film solar manufacturer, may receive the lowest rates ever for selling U.S. solar power, less than electricity from new coal plants, for a project it purchased in New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing. First Solar bought the 50-megawatt Macho Springs project from Element Power Solar, according to a statement yesterday. El Paso Electric Co. (EE) agreed to buy the power for 5.79 cents a kilowatt-hour, according to a Jan. 22 procedural order from the New Mexico ...
8 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
Most Americans like clean energy. So when conservatives wage campaigns against clean energy initiatives, they have typically resorted to fronting astroturf groups and paying fake protesters to generate noise.Needing 100 anti-wind protesters by next week and apparently unable to find them, a mysterious firm advertised a “quick and ...
13 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
Drought Lingers, Winter Wheat Crop WithersWeather is a complex, multi-tiered phenomenon, and no event can be tied to a single cause. But we do know that climate change likely increases the incidence and severity of droughts. Last summer's widespread drought, which took big bites out of the US ...
9 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
Over 100 fires are blazing throughout the state, with many threatening communities in the highlands of south-eastern NSW as temperatures soar in Sydney.Australia's "dome of heat" has become so intense that the temperatures are rising off the charts – literally.The Bureau of Meteorology's interactive weather forecasting chart has ...