The city of Milan has become so thick with toxic smog that it banned cars from its streets for six hours during the middle of the day for three days this week. Smog kills tens thousands of times more people worldwide than terrorism does. Lack
If only it were legal for the coal industry to fill the air and water with filth, Congressman David McKinley suggests, then the problem of heroin and opioid drug addiction in West Virginia would just go away.
“Climate change is not science. It’s religion.” — GOP Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz, October 29 2015 The latest data update from NOAA’s 1880-2015 temperature record is available. The following graph is drawn from that data, showing that of all the Novembers from all those years,
If Muslim terrorists from the Islamic State were able to unleash one attack the size of the San Bernardino shootings every single day of the year, it would take them ten years at that rate to match the number of Americans killed by the pollutants released by ground transportation in the United States.
In Paris this week, political leaders from around the world are meeting to try to work out a deal to reduce the growth in greenhouse gas emissions. This year is set to be the hottest year ever recorded on Earth, and projections by scientists of
The National Snow and Ice Data Center has been tracking Arctic Ocean sea ice extent for many years, and yesterday released new data on the extent of Arctic sea ice, compared to the 1981-2000 average for this time of year: As you can see, the
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Jill Stein each have a plan for how to confront the growing crisis of climate change. The GOP frontrunners, Donald Trump and Ben Carson, have no plan.
I will not help the terrorists’ recruitment pitch by waving my hands. I firmly exercise the right to choose where to focus my attention. If we must focus on death, why don’t we focus on something within the realm of our control? Did you know
Three weeks ago, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced that global warming couldn’t possibly be real, because New York City was about to receive a “major freeze” that would be “weeks ahead of normal”. Actually, a freeze would have been just about a week ahead
If Donald Trump can’t even read a local weather forecast accurately, how can he be trusted with data in more complex contexts, such as the national economy, foreign policy, congressional relations, and global climate change?
This year, New York City will see its first frost take place after the usual time in the autumn, not before, as Donald Trump claimed.