Tag: CLIMATE

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On climate, be skeptical of the profiteers of doom

“Global warming has not stopped.” In fact, though a third of Man’s influence on climate has happened since 1997, the least-squares linear-regression trends on the UAH and RSS satellite records show no global warming for 18 years 5 months and 18 years 7 months respectively. The pause in global warming is old enough to vote.


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Report: Virginia leadership can help an international agreement on climate

Virginia is gearing up to play a major role in U.S. progress to address climate change, a new report said today. In the next decade, the state will cut as much global warming pollution as 22 billion tons of coal burned annually.


Where are the best places to live if global warming gets the best of us?

If temperatures continue to rise in the face of human-induced global warming as climatologists expect, some of the world’s most populous areas could become uninhabitable.


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Bridgewater College named one of 353 Green Colleges by Princeton Review

Bridgewater College’s ongoing mission to achieve environmental sustainability has earned it a place in the 2015 Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges.


Letter: Spending on climate change misguided?

A moral tragedy is unfolding because of the overconfidence of groups like Earth Day Network that we know the future of climate and that control it by through our carbon dioxide emissions.


Earth Day: Examining the relationship between climate, poverty

The policy gulf between the development and environmental communities might not at first seem obvious but occasionally our interests travel on different trajectories. The compelling need to provide energy to the estimated 1.2 billion people who do not have access to electricity crashes into the reality of the climate change consequences of providing that energy from coal and fossil fuels.


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NRDC: Gov. McAuliffe should seize clean energy to cut power plant carbon pollution

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe spoke today about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution at an event hosted by the New Republic, “The Next Frontier of Climate Change: State and Local Action Virginia,” held in Richmond.


Demonstrators outside Chamber energy conference question Dominion’s failure to act on climate

Demonstrators outside the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Energy and Sustainability Conference this morning met conference attendees with signs like “Dominion – Global Warming starts here” and other signs urging the state’s largest utility to quit its membership in ALEC-the American Legislative Executive Council.


Environmentalism must re-focus on known problems: Time to cut climate campaigners loose

Climate change increasingly dominates the environmental movement. Besides last month’s Earth Hour, an event focussed on “changing climate change,” climate activists will take centre stage at this year’s Earth Day on April 22.


Sierra Club names State Sen. Wagner #1 climate obstructionist

Demonstrators with the Sierra Club picketed outside an event for Senator Frank Wagner on Thursday at Town Center in Virginia Beach to protest the Senator’s opposition to EPA rules to regulate carbon pollution from coal and gas fired electricity power plants.


Helping prevent Amazon deforestation

Most if not all deforestation is ultimately driven by our consumption, so avoiding products and companies responsible for deforestation is the logical first step.


White House Climate Action Plan: Six month progress report

The National Wildlife Federation today released a six-month progress report on the White House Climate Action Plan. The report assesses progress to date in five categories, detailing both steps forward so far and areas for improvement.