“Global Warming has STOPPED!” “There has been no global warming since 1998” “What ever happened to global warming?” Quotes like those above have been fairly common over the past several years, as the global warming denier industry has been trying
Organically grown tends to be somewhat more expensive than conventionally grown food.  That’s pretty much a given.  But is it really true?  Yes, most of the time when you go to the store, food in the organic section is more
The National Snow and Ice Data Center has released its analysis of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice for April 2014 Arctic sea ice extent for April 2015 averaged 14.0 million square kilometers (5.4 million square miles), the second lowest April
Recently, I have seen a spate of articles equating those of us who are skeptical and concerned about the increasing use of genetically engineered crops and business model that supports them with the “anti-vaccine” movement and global warming denier.  Let’s
Oil spills are back in the news, at least here in California, as we find out that instead of the 21,000 gallons of crude oil initially reported, at least 105,000 gallons have spilled into the beaches of Santa Barbara and
Reported by CoCo Times and KTVU 50 Million gallons of water lost  – In the middle of the drought – this sucks Alameda County Water District officials say no lasting impact – but it still isn’t good Sometimes (often) I
Long Beach New York, the town I grew up in, was devastated by hurricane Sandy.  I don’t know what else to say, except to recognize once again that I need to get back to eco-blogging.   I don’t know if
Leo blog : The Heartland Institute conference billboard in Chicago
  From the Guardian The Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based rightwing thinktank notorious for promoting climate scepticism, has launched quite possibly one of the most ill-judged poster campaigns in the history of ill-judged poster campaigns. Heartland’s press release  leaves us shaking
The High Cost of Losing Urban Trees – Jobs & Economy – The Atlantic Cities
Every tree in urban Tennessee provides an estimated $2.25 worth of measurable economic benefits every year. Might not seem like a lot, but with 284 million urban trees in the state, the payoff’s pretty big. Through energy savings, air and
STUDY: Climate Coverage Plummets On Broadcast Networks | Media Matters for America
The network news shows have stopped talking about climate change  –  Where they discuss it at all, they talk about the politics of climate change, and not the science.   Most egregious of all… Each Network Covered Donald Trump More