Category Archives: Climate

Climate Change Still Seen as the Top Global Threat, but Cyberattacks a Rising Concern

By Jacob Poushter and Christine Huang of Pew Research Center – Climate change is seen by more countries as a top international threat, but many people also name ISIS and cyberattacks as their top security concern. Continue reading…

Posted in Climate, Cyber security, Global warming, ISIS

Climate change: Uncertainty no excuse for inaction

Douglas Clement of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis – Forecasts are highly uncertain, and that argues for quicker, more aggressive policy intervention. Why? Because unfettered markets are woefully inadequate when it comes to externalities such as those induced by … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Federal Reserve, Global warming, leadership, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Most Honest Book About Climate Change Yet

William T. Vollmann’s latest opus is brilliant, but it offers no comfort to its readers. By Nathaniel Rich in the Atlantic The story of climate change hangs on human behavior, not geophysics. William T. Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could … Continue reading

Posted in civilization, Climate, Controversial, Global warming, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Video: China is being choked by its deserts. This family is fighting back

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Posted in China, civilization, Climate, Video

Are These The USA’s First Climate Change Casualties?

By Elaina Plott, staff writer for The Atlantic, in Pacific Standard Magazine Scientists predict Tangier Island could be uninhabitable within 25 years. This is the story of the people willing to go down with it—and why they’ve risked it all … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Controversial, Global warming, Politics