Tag Archives: Global Warming

Bruce Melton :
Tree planting: A diminishing part of the climate solution

This article looks at what is called nature-based carbon dioxide removal. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | August 20, 2019 While tree planting has long been a substantial nature-based part of the climate pollution challenge, increasingly we are … Continue reading

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Bruce Melton :
Yosemite National Park: Climate Change is here, and it’s bad

We are documenting what no others are documenting. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | July 31, 2019 Bruce Melton will discuss his recent environmental expedition to Yosemite National Park at Thorne Dreyer’s 74th Birthday Bash, a benefit for … Continue reading

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Bruce Melton :
Alaskan permafrost now emitting more greenhouse gases than it is storing

Alaskan permafrost has flipped from carbon sink to carbon source. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | July 5, 2018 Climate change researcher and Rag Radio environmental reporter Bruce Melton will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio, Friday, … Continue reading

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Bruce Melton :
Feedbacks kick in: 2017 is second warmest without El Niño influence

‘Recent observations strongly suggest that climate change may soon push some systems past tipping points, with global implications.’ By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | February 1, 2018 Listen to the podcast of Thorne Dreyer’s January 11, 2018 Rag … Continue reading

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Bruce Melton :
Climate change 2017: What happened and what it means

Unfortunately, new record-breaking science has made at least as much noise as Trump. By Bruce Melton | Truthout | January 10, 2018 Bruce Melton will discuss the latest in climate change, including material contained in this article, as Thorne Dreyer‘s … Continue reading

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Steve Rossignol :
How close are we to doomsday?

Some models predict a global firestorm apocalyptic-level event. By Steve Rossignol | The Rag Blog | August 29, 2017 Well, we appear to have survived the historic solar eclipse. And it also appears that the potential nuclear crisis with North … Continue reading

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Tom Hayden :
Marching for a green economy ‘built to last’

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio commits to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030, calling it ‘a moral imperative.’ By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 24, 2014 NEW YORK — With hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Harvey Wasserman :
Gorgeous global march shows how to win
the climate fight

Huge environmental action in New York teaches us that the answer to change lies with the grass roots. By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 NEW YORK — The massive People’s Climate March, the most hopeful, … Continue reading

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METRO | Bruce Melton : Is Austin Energy now against alternative energy?

The future is bright and breezy, not black and dirty. Whatever is going on with Austin Energy misses some very important and fundamental news. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | August 5, 2014 AUSTIN — Really? Austin Energy … Continue reading

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Jack A. Smith :
Obama is wrong about natural gas

A new scientific study argues that both shale gas and conventional natural gas have larger greenhouse gas footprints than do coal or oil. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | July 29, 2014 Natural gas is falsely promoted … Continue reading

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Jack A. Smith :
A left solution to climate change

Climate deniers in Congress, exasperating as they are, constitute the farcical sideshow of a much bigger economic and political three-ring circus known as U.S.A. Inc. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | June 8, 2014 Climate change is … Continue reading

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METRO PODCAST | Thorne Dreyer : Central Texas environmental activists on Rag Radio

Paul Robbins, Dave Cortez, and Roger Baker talk the Texas drought, climate change denial, Texas water politics, Keystone, fracking, and more… Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May 16, 2014 Our Rag Radio podcast features prominent Central … Continue reading

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