Spot on! Michael Mann: The irreversible impacts from Climate Change

Mike Mann discusses his new piece in Scientific American, which outlines critical thresholds in climate warming in the not-too-far-off future, based on the sensitivity of Earth climate. Scientific American: Most scientists concur that two degrees C of warming above the temperature during preindustrial time would harm all sectors of civilization—food, water, health, land, national security, energy…

Fee & Dividend

Let’s Put a Price on Carbon with Fee and Dividend

By Rolly Montpellier (Boomer Warrior): The science is settled. Our planet is heating up, and carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is to blame. The fossil fuel industry burns oil, coal and gas, sending heat-trapping emissions into the air. Ninety million tons of carbon pollution enters the atmosphere every day. That means a hotter world for all of us. It’s…

Tim Jackson: An economic reality check

Uploaded on Oct 5, 2010: ted.com As the world faces recession, climate change, inequity and more, Tim Jackson delivers a piercing challenge to established economic principles, explaining how we might stop feeding the crises and start investing in our future. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the…