Warmer, Warmest

​”Last year (2015) was the warmest year on record – by far”.  Piers Sellers, NASA Earth Sciences Director

Caliente!

The global temperature in July 2016 was the warmest ever recorded (ie since the late 1800’s).

Big Changes

“The biggest change we will see in the next 25 years is the transition to a low-carbon energy future”. Jules Kortenhorst, CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute

COP 21

The January 2016 COP21 “summit” in Paris resulted in a “historic” multi-nation agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It’s a voluntary agreement, but a framework will be established to measure & report each country’s emissions & progress in...

Coal Woes

JP Morgan Chase joined Bank of America, Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley in announcing that they would significantly reduce financing for coal-fired power plants. Oregon Gov Kate Brown recently signed a bill requiring Oregon to eliminate coal from its energy supply by...