- The Video Archive holds recorded interviews with my friends and family about the realities of climate change and what it means for our lives.
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I think it might be useful to take another look at where we are on climate change, and where we’re going: Since we started burning fossil fuels 150 years ago, the global temperatures have risen more than 1.5°F (0.8°C) World … Continue reading
Here’s a simple truth: in the Western world we take our food for granted. We have little idea where it comes from, and we always assume that supermarket shelves will be stocked with delicious, affordable eats. But what if our … Continue reading
If you were around this weekend, you know that Saturday was a gorgeous Spring day — the sun was shining, the birds were singing, and the streets were full of people relieved that winter was finally in the rear-view mirror … Continue reading
Infographic that spells out the temperature scenarios for a climate change world, when they’re coming and what they mean. Spread this around! (click to enlarge)
In my continuing effort to find challenging audiences and expand these climate talks outside my circle of Boston friends, I was pleased to accept a dinner invite from my Uncle Ramey and Aunt Carol. Ramey is my mother’s oldest brother … Continue reading
When Obama opened his mouth to speak about climate change during the State of the Union last night, my heart skipped a beat. Maybe it was the way that Joe Biden rocketed out of his chair to applaud, or the … Continue reading
By taking an objective look at the data, it’s clear that solar power has caught up to fossil fuels in terms of cost and efficiency. But though they’re roughly equal now, it won’t stay like this for long: solar will keep on … Continue reading
Since I started giving talks, the subject of natural gas has come up a lot (see Greg and Jasmine, Kristen, Jeff and Toni, or Jon and Jenni). When it does, I often refer to it as a “bridge fuel” – a … Continue reading
The Limits To Growth makes it pretty clear that resource shortages are going to be the driving force behind this century’s economic collapse and massive reduction in human population. In today’s world of abundance, however, that’s a hard concept to … Continue reading
The UN Climate Change Conference (nicknamed COP18) starts tomorrow in Qatar…good luck to all participating countries and happy negotiating. The infographic below is a great primer, laying out the current states of climate politics and worldwide carbon emissions.