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Ford And GM Lied. The Planet Died. Part One

October 28th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

An exhaustive study by E&E News finds Ford and GM had research scientist on their staffs for decades who warned of the threat posed by carbon dioxide emissions. But both companies ignored those findings and mislead the public and the government about the danger.


My Personal History With Global Warming

October 17th, 2020 | by Frank Semmens

I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia from 1964–1966. Being an avid skier from the Adirondack Mountains in New York, I wanted to test my skills at the highest ski resort in the world, Mount Chacaltaya, a 45-minute drive from the capital of Bolivia, La Paz. At 18,000 feet above sea level, Chacaltaya rises well above the tree line. A small shack at 12,000 feet, warmed by a wood stove, housed used skis, moldy leather boots, bags of salted yucca chips, and bottled water


Climate Change Led To California’s Rolling Blackouts

October 10th, 2020 | by Nexus Media

California energy officials said extreme heat fueled by climate change, and poor planning, led to the state’s rolling blackouts in mid-August. The preliminary “root cause analysis,” released Tuesday by the state’s three central energy agencies, acknowledged they failed to adequately plan for the extreme ‘heat storm’ that shattered temperature records across the American West


5 of California’s 6 Largest Fires on Record are Burning Now

October 9th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

This post has been revised to reflect the most accurate data on fire acreage in the 1980s. The original relied on data from the NIFC for 1980–1983 and the updated version excludes this period, as the data are less reliable. The 1980s statistics now reflect data from MTBS and CalFire



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