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November 2016

Windmills or Reactor Cores?

UPINGTON, South Africa — In one of the most sun-drenched corners of the planet, a 670-foot tower rises above a desert dotted with 4,160 mirrors. Tracking the sun throughout the day, the mirrors, called heliostats, redirect the sun’s rays into the tower, where water is heated to generate steam —...

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Meet Myron Ebell - Leading the Transition of the US Environmental Protection Agency

As Trump now begins the process of staffing his administration, his pick to head the transition team at the EPA, Myron Ebell , offers more insight into the futur e of U.S. climate policy. “There are holdouts among the urban bicoastal elite,” Ebell told FRONTLINE, “but I think we’ve won...

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Live News Updates from COP22 - UN Framework Convention in Marrakesh

Check out the live coverage of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, November 7 - 18, 2016 at the Climate Tracker live news website.

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Climate News with President Elect Trump

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/planetpolicy/2016/11/09/what-a-trump-pres...

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A Radical Choice

We have about a 50 percent chance of keeping global temperatures from rising dangerously higher than those of preindustrial times—if we leave most of the world’s remaining supply of oil, gas, and coal unearthed and unburned between now and 2050, according to a study published this week in the journal...

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Adding Seaweed to Cattle Food Reduces Methane

If we add dried seaweed to 2 percent of sheep and cattle feed, we could cut methane emissions by more than 70 percent, scientists have found. With livestock responsible for 44 percent of all human-caused methane - a gas that has 36 times the global warming potential of CO2 -...

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