Loss of the ice caps on Greenland and Antarctica was associated with a dramatic rise in sea level during past glacial cycles
Without carbon dioxide uptake by trees, its concentration in the atmosphere would be rising nearly twice as fast as we observe today.
If [carbonyl sulfide shows that] photosynthesis has increased, that removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, potentially mitigating climate change.
If you push past the national headlines, you start to realize that Washington, D.C., is going into 2019 with all cylinders firing on environmental progress.
We better watch out for Santa, the elves, and the reindeer or we’ll not hear those hooves on the rooftop.
Finally, the dust from the 2018 midterm election has settled. The general wisdom is that the returns were mixed for proponents of environmental and climate change policy. Here are a few key takeaways.
The opposition to global warming theory would melt in the face of an experiment with five Earth’s receiving no treatment and five Earth’s with CO2 added to the atmosphere
Putting a fair price on carbon pollution is exactly what my home state of Washington has a chance to do this November, as voters decide whether to enact Initiative 1631.