Tag Archives: Climate Change

BRUCE MELTON : CLIMATE | The Texice disaster, Valentine’s week, 2021

Stories of climate change survival, our current emergency, and new solutions to this existential crisis. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | February 10, 2022 AUSTIN — The Texas winter storm disaster was caused by both climate change and … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bruce Melton :
ENVIRONMENT | Covid-19, climate change,
and permafrost collapse…

…and our new, abruptly evolving culture. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | July 3, 2020 AUSTIN — The origin of Covid-19 is still in dispute in academia. The classic connection is from contemporary bats via pangolins or civets, … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bruce Melton :
Microsoft on climate: The game changer

Historic climate pollution emissions almost everyone missed. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | February 3, 2020 Microsoft going net zero by 2030 is a tremendously insightful action, but what’s truly groundbreaking and ever so much more important today, … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Kerstin Johansson :
METRO EVENT | People’s Climate March at State Capitol on Trump’s 100th Day

By Kerstin Johansson | The Rag Blog | April 25, 2017 Event: Austin People’s Climate March & Rally Dates: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 1-3:30 p.m. Where: Texas State Capital, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin Sponsors: Austin People’s Climate Mobilization, 350 Austin, … Continue reading

Posted in Metro, RagBlog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Kerstin Johansson :
METRO EVENT | Thousands expected for Global Climate March in Austin

By Kerstin Johansson | The Rag Blog | November 18, 2015 Event: Global Climate March What: Austin Rally and March Date: Sunday, November 29, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Where: Texas State Capitol Address: 1100 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701 Admission: … Continue reading

Posted in Metro, RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments