Ice cores from Greenland and Northern Canada tell a consistent story of changes in the climate over many millennium. This story is presented from the end of the last ice age 11750 years ago to the present and the major climate events related to examples of societal response.
Archives for April 2018
The importance of cities meeting global climate targets is undisputed. Since the COP21 Paris agreement, many more cities have joined early leaders like Copenhagen and Stockholm in pledging to become carbon neutral. Boston and London, for example, have both recently announced the goal of becoming zero carbon cities by 2050. To achieve such ambitious goals, […]
Destruction of nature as dangerous as climate change, scientists warn Unsustainable exploitation of the natural world threatens food and water security of billions of people, major UN-backed biodiversity study reveals Jonathan Watts Global environment editor , The Guardian Fri 23 Mar 2018 13.07 GMTLast modified on Fri 23 Mar 2018 22.00 GMT A dead Bodó fish in front of stranded […]
Boycott Iceland until whaling restart canceled. Fin Whale slaughter to resume as reported in The Guardian. (The picture on the left is from the Guardian.) This whale is on the endangered species list in Canada. “Sigursteinn Masson, at the Icelandic branch of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (Ifaw), said: “I’m very disappointed. This decision is not […]
There are two facts that we have in front of us. One, we know that women generally have lower confidence in their maths ability. Two, there have been any number of tests to show that, on average, there is no difference between men and women in mathematical aptitude. This is what we have to work […]