By Erika Spanger-Siegfried We’re stepping into a new year in the climate fight. The turning of the year is a milestone both for stoking our resolve, and for noting how deep we now are into climate overtime. In 2018 there was a lot of talk of diminishing odds and despair, and not without reason. So … Read moreThe Miraculous Hope of Climate Realists
By Jeff Deyette Despite the Trump administration’s ongoing attempts to prop up coal and undermine renewables—at FERC, EPA and through tariffs and the budget process—2018 should instead be remembered for the surge in momentum toward a clean energy economy. Here are nine storylines that caught my attention this past year and help illustrate the unstoppable … Read more9 Renewable Energy Highlights of 2018
This post was originally published on this site By Brenda Ekwurzel Before we dive into the science behind the four factors specific to the California Santa Ana winds, let’s review the current situation in California and wildfire disaster risks in general. California Wildfires November 2018 Scenes of fiery devastation are heartbreaking to see unfolding in … Read moreWinds and Wildfires in California: 4 Factors to Watch That Increase Danger
By Elliott Negin A decade after pledging to end its support for climate science deniers, ExxonMobil gave $1.5 million last year to 11 think tanks and lobby groups that reject established climate science and openly oppose the oil and gas giant’s professed climate policy preferences, according to the company’s annual charitable giving report released this … Read moreWhy Is ExxonMobil Still Funding Climate Science Denier Groups?