For a long time now, James Hansen, chief NASA climatologist has been something of a voice in the dark, saying that, to avoid cataclysmic climate change, we must stabilize the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere at no more than 350 parts per million (ppm). That is to say, essentially, that for every one […]
What if I’m right about climate change?
A couple of weeks ago, I posted about what I’d say if I turned out to be wrong about climate change and we’d erroneously made a huge effort to prevent it. Well, a couple of years ago, I was messing around with Photoshop and I made the below. It pertains to what we might say […]
What I’d say if I was wrong about climate change
I get emails from people, every so often, asking what I would say and feel if I was wrong about climate change. What would I say if, after dedicating years of my life to bringing attention to the problem, I found out there was no problem. Well, first, of course, I would praise God in […]
So how do we feel about the cap and trade bill?
As you know, the American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) bill narrowly passed in the house on Friday. Here’s what the New York Times said about it: The vote was the first time either house of Congress had approved a bill meant to curb the heat-trapping gases scientists have linked to climate change. The legislation, […]
Where I stand on the current climate change bill
There is a climate bill that has the potential to come to the floor of the House of Representatives by July. It is called the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (HR 2454), known as ACES. Read a summary here. In this post, I’m going to tell you why I support the bill. […]
No Impact Man’s Top Ten Eco-Lifestyle Changes
For more ideas and ways to join a community of people who are searching for happier, more eco-friendly lives, got to NoImpactProject.org. 1. Stop eating beef. Worldwide, beef production contributes more substantially to climate change than the entire transportation sector. Plus, a diet with no or less beef is better for you anyway. 2. Give […]
Are we just a green bubble that has burst?
Recently, The New Republic published an article by Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger of the Breakthrough Institute calling the trend towards lower consumption coupled with the search for meaningful life no more than a public opinion bubble that has burst. They argue that individual lifestyle change–of which I am one of the chief national proponents, […]
An easy, automatic way to tell your Congressional Reps you want them to solve the climate crisis
In this crucial point in history, digging, stumbling, reposting or emailing the below could do an incredible amount of good for the entire world. Just saying! :) This post is by Garth Moore and comes from the 1Sky blog. Click on the link, fill out the form and an automated system will call you and […]