Archive | Climate Change

As Trump’s Denialists Get to Work, the Climate Is Changing 170 Times Faster

Published on Truthout, 27 March 2017.

Antarctic Sea Ice is at a record low, oceans are losing their oxygen, the Arctic is in meltdown and Vancouver’s weather will become like San Diego’s “within decades” as climate disruption moves into overdrive. We can deny climate change all we want but the consequences of sudden and dramatic changes in the planet’s climate have historically been catastrophic for humans.

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Trump Cuts Regulations as Oceanic Dead Zones Release Massive Amounts of Methane

Published on Truthout, 9 March 2017.

As the Trump administration launches the most extreme rollback of environmental regulations since the Reagan era, a new study reveals a deeply disturbing climate feedback loop: Oceanic dead zones are releasing giant plumes of methane gas into the atmosphere.

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Viewing Trump’s Extreme Climate Denial From a Small Island Nation in Peril

Published on Truthout, 20 February 2017.

Global temperatures rose 0.4°C in the last three years and the impacts are evident on the small island nation of Palau in the Western Pacific. As vehement climate deniers took over the US government, the “Doomsday Clock” moved the closest it’s been to midnight since the height of the Cold War.

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