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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Global Warming Acceleration

(GET editor’s note: We are providing the first couple of paragraphs of this article and a link to the website at Columbia University. We do want all of our readers to be aware of the conclusion, however, and so we start by quoting the article’s last paragraph:

Global temperature prognostication: 2021 will be cooler than […]

Floating with the Ice Across the Arctic

A guard stands watch looking for polar bears in early January. Credits: Alfred Wegener Institute, Lucas Piotrowski. CC-BY-SA 4.0 (https://bit.ly/38OKcvg)

Alan Betts

The largest polar expedition in history to study the melting polar ice sheet ended on October 12, 2020. It was called MOSAiC, standing for The Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory […]

The Task Before Us

Climate Movement. Image: Wikipedia

Alan Betts

There is a grim set of connected issues shaking the stability of the United States as the federal government crumbles in the face of COVID-19, white racism, capitalist exploitation of the poor and the Earth, political bribery and the denial of science and climate change. Many themes […]

Environmental Tipping Points

Matterhorn, one of Europe’s tallest peaks, in the Alps on the border between Italy and Switzerland, is eroding as a result of glacial meltwater at the summit. Photos from NASA’s “State of Flux” series show courtesy of the Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA.

John Bos

A tipping point is that magical (or malevolent) moment when […]

Climate Change Is Pushing Record-Setting Disasters

Hurricane Delta. NASA image.

George Harvey

It is amazing what an increase of 1°C (1.8°F) can do. As the world has warmed by just that amount, disasters have grown fast. And the disasters are clearly more numerous and worse because of a little bit more heat. According to […]

So— the USA has Stepped Away from the Paris Climate Agreement

Americans voted for major progress on climate crisis and clean energy — will they get it?

TAKING THE INITIATIVE: Carl Pope’s Blog

November 5, 2020 San Francisco, CA

On Wednesday, one day after our closely contested presidential election, the United States stepped away from its adherence to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, a decision […]

Join the Climate Strike – This Friday

Join the Climate Strike Now Rescheduled for This Friday – October 23 – 1PM University Green, Burlington

A coalition of activist organizations, led by Club Organize UVM and UVM Union of Students, have called for a climate strike on October 23rd, beginning at 1pm on the University Green in Burlington. The action will […]

Urgent! – Join the Climate Strike! – Friday, Oct. 16 – 1 PM – University Green, Burlington

Join the Climate Strike Friday – October 16 – 1 PM University Green, Burlington A coalition of activist organizations, led by Club Organize UVM and UVM Union of Students, have called for a climate strike on October 16th, beginning at 1pm on the University Green in Burlington. The action will begin with a rally, […]

The Eastman Charitable Foundation’s “Virtual” Fall Forum on Climate Change

Save the date! The Eastman Charitable Foundation’s “virtual” Fall Forum will be on Friday, October 16th at 7:00 PM. This year’s topic is “Climate Change in NH”. The presenter is Sherry Godlewski, Resilience and Adaptation Specialist from the NH Department of Environmental Services. Learn how climate change is effecting our state and local region, […]

Press release from the Office of Vermont Attorney General

September 15, 2020

Attorney General Donovan’s Statement on the Governor’s Veto of the Global Warming Solutions Act:

“Climate change is real, and it is already affecting our state. The Global Warming Solutions Act, recently passed by the Vermont Legislature, tells government: When it comes to climate change, do your job. I testified in favor of […]