Posts Tagged ‘Climate’

Miami Mayor To Donald Trump: It’s Time To Talk About Climate Change

As Hurricane Irma forces millions to evacuate, Mayor Tomás Regalado says: “If this isn’t climate change, I don’t know what is.” U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

Northeast States Talk Big On Climate. This Is Their First Serious Test.

A nine-state coalition could aggressively cut carbon emissions, but they’re split on whether to do so. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Schwarzenegger And Macron Troll Trump Over Climate Change

I was truly honored to meet with President @EmmanuelMacron about how we can work together for a clean energy future. He's a great leader. pic.twitter.com/MSoxjIruup — Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) June 23, 2017 New best bros Arnold Schwarzenegger and French President Emmanuel Macron teamed up in Paris to talk about the Paris climate agreement and global warming. They […]

Why Some People Take Action On Climate Change — And Others Don’t

In the wake of last week’s election, the gulf between liberals and conservatives has never felt bigger. This divide is just as apparent when it comes to environmental issues as it is with any others. With a Trump presidency comes an Environmental Protection Agency led by “climate criminal” Myron Ebell, the possible cancelation of the Paris climate […]

Obama: No Nation, Not Even One As Powerful As The U.S., Is Immune From Climate Change

HONOLULU ― Days after creating the largest marine protected area on the planet, President Barack Obama on Wednesday traveled to Hawaii to address those attending the world’s largest conservation event, highlighting his administration’s expansion of the nearby monument and the need to swiftly combat climate change. “No nation, not even one as powerful as the United States, is immune […]

Study Links Climate Change to Kidney Disease

Rising temperatures, less rain seen boosting rates of disease in rural areas with hot climes healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Climate Change Linked To Lower Birth Weight In African Babies

When pregnant women in Africa work the fields during extremely hot days and live in areas with scant rainfall, their babies have a lower birth weight, according to a first-of-its-kind study. Such babies are often more vulnerable to illnesses and more likely to develop disabilities.    — This feed and its contents are the property of […]

Climate Change May Lead to Low Newborn Weights in Poorer Nations

Study suggests heat and lack of rain can potentially impact birth size healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Vulnerability of Agriculture, Water and Fisheries to Climate Change

Vulnerability of Agriculture, Water and Fisheries to Climate Change Human activity is changing the global environment at an unprecedented rate while humanity faces a range of complex and interrelated challenges to local, regional and global development, human security and politics. Food security ranks high on the science, policy and development agendas. However, most research linking […]

Fox News Host: Obama Should Work For Weather Channel If He’s So Obsessed With Climate Change

Hosts on Fox News’ “The Five” are not happy that President Barack Obama is spending time addressing climate change while in Alaska this week.  “To me, it’s such a glaring example of priorities askew,” host Kimberly Guilfoyle said, arguing that the president should be focusing on escalating crime rates instead of climate change. “I fail still at […]

Fossil Fuel Execs Made Twice As Much As U.S. Pledged To Help Fight Climate Change Overseas

WASHINGTON — The top executives at the largest publicly held fossil fuel companies in the United States have made nearly $ 6 billion in the last five years — enough to double the U.S. commitment to addressing climate change abroad. A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies, released Wednesday, analyzes the compensation for the […]

5 Ways Obama’s Successor Could Undermine His New Climate Rules

The Republican presidential candidates gathering in Cleveland for Thursday’s debate are sure to get questions about the Affordable Care Act, Planned Parenthood, and immigration. All of those issues deserve attention. But maybe the first question should be about President Barack Obama’s latest effort to slow climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday released a final version of new […]

Why Cities Will Be Vital Players at Paris Climate Talks

Over the next few days, leaders from cities, local governments and other organizations around the world will gather in Lyon, France. It is an important step toward COP21, the UN conference on climate change that will happen in Paris in December. The bold actions taken not only by local leaders but also by all the […]

Jon Stewart Has A Blast With GOP Response To Pope’s Climate Change Encyclical

Many of the Republican presidential candidates who normally aren’t shy about bringing religion into politics had a sudden change of heart when Pope Francis released his papal encyclical on climate change — and the hypocrisy wasn’t lost on Jon Stewart. On Thursday night’s “Daily Show,” Stewart played clips of Republicans distancing themselves from the pope’s […]

Climate Change May Undermine Half-Century Of Health Advances, Study Warns

The loss of natural habitats and biodiversity often take center stage in reports about climate change, but a major new study highlights the direct effects that heat waves, droughts and flooding will have on human health over the next century. The study, published Monday in British medical journal The Lancet, provides new insight into widespread […]

Obama Administration Readies Big Push On Climate Change

The Obama administration is planning a series of actions this summer to rein in greenhouse-gas emissions from wide swaths of the economy, including trucks, airplanes and power plants, kicking into high gear an ambitious climate agenda that the president sees as key to his legacy. — This feed and its contents are the property of […]

Rick Santorum Wants Pope Francis To Stop Talking About Climate Change

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum says he loves Pope Francis, but he wants the pontiff to stop talking about climate change. Santorum, a devout Catholic, told Philadelphia radio host Dom Giordano on Monday that the pope should “leave science to the scientists.” His comments come as the pope, who earned a master’s degree in chemistry […]

Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in Agriculture

Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in Agriculture Climate change and its impact on water resources in agriculture pose one of the biggest challenges for food, energy, fiber, and water security worldwide and, as a consequence, for society. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach towards climate change and water resources in agriculture and provides […]

This Growing ‘Green’ City May Be The Front Line In Climate Change Battle

SEATTLE — “That doesn’t even look like a boat. How does it float?” Elizabeth Spence, 8, peered through a chain-link fence at a massive yellow drilling rig, newly docked a short stretch away. Her dad had brought her here on Thursday evening to check out the latest addition to the Seattle waterfront and to add […]

Rural Investment Climate in Indonesia

Rural Investment Climate in Indonesia This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the constraints facing the development of rural non-farm enterprises in Indonesia. Recent years have seen a substantial effort by the Indonesian government to improve the investment climate. To date, much of this effort has focused on the constraints faced by businesses at the […]

Cheeseburgers, Climate Change and the California Drought

Here in California, the record-breaking, headline-making drought is always on our minds. A NASA scientist warns that we may have just one year’s worth of water left, and Governor Jerry Brown has urged us all to cut our showers short and let our lawns go brown. But the governor’s plea won’t solve California’s water woes […]

Weekly Address: Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored

In this week’s address, the President spoke about his commitment to combatting the threat of climate change and to keeping ourselves and future generations safe. April 18, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of […]

How Climate Change Threatens Public Health

President Obama and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy hosted a roundtable with medical and public health experts to discuss the impact of climate change on public health. April 7th, 2015. https://youtu.be/Gc7tSG4e5sg Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

Modi’s Oxymoronic Stance on Climate Change

At the State Environment and Forest ministers conference in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that the world has very little reason to pressure India to cut its carbon emissions. “The world will lay down the parameters for us and we will follow them, it cannot be. India should lead the world in the […]

The President Speaks on the Impacts of Climate Change on Public Health

President Obama delivered remarks at Howard University on the impact of climate change on our public health. April 7, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

What Do Conservative Policy Intellectuals Think About Climate Change?

The Republican presidential field consists of people who refuse to accept the science of climate change and people who just don’t want to do anything about it. Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of […]

Jon Stewart Has The Perfect Response To Florida’s Climate Change Denial

Florida Gov. Rick Scott insists there’s no ban on the phrase “climate change” despite reports to the contrary — and despite a bizarre exchange last week in which a member of his administration did everything he could to avoid using the words at a state senate subcommittee meeting. But don’t worry. If, like certain Floridians, […]

Local Climate Action Takes Center Stage at the National League of Cities Conference

As mayors from across the country gather today with President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. for the 50th National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference, local climate action is taking center stage. Since the effects of climate change, which impose a serious threat to our nation’s communities, are felt most urgently at the community level, […]

Taking Climate Action for, and With, Women

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

7 out of 10 Doctors: Climate Change Is Already Harming Patients’ Health

Two-thirds of the American people believe climate change is a serious problem, and that the government should take action to address it. It shouldn’t be surprising that our nation’s doctors do, too — nearly 90 percent of them. Today, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) will hit the halls of Congress to educate our representatives about […]

Climate Education and Literacy Champions of Change

The White House honors “Champions of Change” who are helping to increase science-based understanding and awareness of current and future climate change, enhancing climate literacy in K-12 classrooms, on college and university campuses, and in parks and museums across the country. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal […]

A New Flood Standard for Federal Investments Will Help Communities Weather Climate Change, Extreme Storms

The view from aerial tour of Hurricane Sandy damage of New Jersey’s barrier beaches, Nov. 18, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert) When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, the storm sent water cascading into the South Ferry subway station, pouring into the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, inundating neighborhoods from Staten Island to Queens. […]

Watch: The President’s Science Advisor Answers Your Questions About Climate Change

Watch on YouTube Last month, Dr. John Holdren — the President's science advisor — invited the public to ask him anything about climate change on social media using the hashtag #AskDrH. Since then, he's gotten a lot of questions. Brandon, a seventh-grader, wanted to know if climate change will affect him during his lifetime. A number of […]

When the Rubber Hits the Road: Teaming Up with NASCAR to Act on Climate

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and John Podesta, Counselor to the President, announce with NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney the Administration’s partnership with NASCAR, tire manufactures and retailers to raise awareness of tire safety and actions to cut carbon pollution and reduce our dependence on foreign oil, in front of the West Wing of the White House, […]

A Toolkit to Help Communities Respond to a Changing Climate

It’s been a big week for the United States’ efforts on climate change. On November 12, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced historic actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Today, we’re announcing important steps that the Administration is taking here at home to help communities respond to and prepare for a changing climate. […]

The Department of Defense Must Plan for the National Security Implications of Climate Change

The responsibility of the Department of Defense is the security of our country. That requires thinking ahead and planning for a wide range of contingencies. Among the future trends that will impact our national security is climate change. Rising global temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, climbing sea levels, and more extreme weather events will intensify the […]

Climate Change and Agriculture

Climate Change and Agriculture Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Climate change and agriculture are interrelated processes, both of which take place on a global scale. Global warming is projected to have significant impacts on conditions affecting agriculture, including temperature, carbon […]

Weekly Wrap-Up: Act On Climate Change

This week, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on issues that demand the attention of the global community — including climate change and violent extremism. We celebrated the third birthday of We the People, wished the Jewish community a Happy New Year, and said goodbye to Attorney General Eric Holder. Interested in seeing […]

Weekly Wrap-Up: Act On Climate Change

This week, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on issues that demand the attention of the global community — including climate change and violent extremism. We celebrated the third birthday of We the People, wished the Jewish community a Happy New Year, and said goodbye to Attorney General Eric Holder. Interested in seeing […]

An Important Step in Our Fight Against Climate Change

Ed. Note: This is cross-posted from the Huffington Post. See the original post here.  Today, leaders from more than 120 countries gathered in New York. On the agenda: a challenge that knows no borders, produces devastating local impacts, and requires global action. President Obama joined the international community at the UN Secretary General's Climate Summit […]

Chart of the Week: Why We Can’t Wait to Act on Climate Change

President Obama addressed 120 countries at the United Nations General Assembly today on a global challenge that concerns us all: Climate change.   Climate change is a problem that knows no borders, causes devastating destruction in communities, and requires global action. Our climate will continue to change over this century, but the magnitude and significant […]

President Obama: “No Nation Is Immune” to Climate Change

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the United Nations General Assembly Climate Summit 2014 in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations in New York, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Watch on YouTube "For all the immediate challenges that we gather to address this week — terrorism, instability, […]

Flood Wall Street Protesters Cast Blame For Climate Change As Police Arrest 104

NEW YORK — Thousands of protesters shut down blocks of Broadway in Lower Manhattan for hours on Monday in a demonstration that cast the blame for climate change squarely on Wall Street. A brief, dramatic attempt by marchers to take Wall Street itself was met with police pepper spray. Despite the NYPD’s tally of 104 […]

Obama U.N. Speech Will Include New Executive Order On Climate And International Development

WASHINGTON -– President Barack Obama will announce a new executive order at the United Nations meeting on climate change Tuesday, directing federal agencies to consider climate change in all international development programs. A White House official said the order will require agencies to “factor climate resilience into the design of their international development programs and […]

Jon Stewart Schools Congress On Climate Change With A Simple Demonstration

Over the weekend, some 400,000 Americans took to the streets of New York City to demand action on climate change, but as Jon Stewart pointed out on Monday night’s “Daily Show,” too many members of Congress continue to deny the science. Last week, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology interrogated Presidential Science Advisor […]

Why 400,000 People Marched For Climate Change Action

Climate activists filled the streets of New York City today for the People’s Climate March. People came from across the country and around the world to support meaningful action on climate change just days before world leaders assemble for the UN climate summit. Initial counts estimated march attendance at more than 400,000 people, three times […]

Climate Crisis a Public-Health Emergency Too: Why Nurses Will Join Climate March Sept. 21

Early last November Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda slammed into the Philippines, leaving more than 6,000 people dead, tens of thousands injured, and many more bereft of their homes and livelihoods. The storm was called the most powerful tropical cyclone ever to make landfall. Few of the international media who flew in to report on the devastation noted […]

“You Can Ignore the Facts; You Can’t Deny the Facts” — President Obama on Climate Change

Watch on YouTube Last night, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., President Obama addressed the League of Conservation Voters at their annual Capital Dinner. In his remarks, he commended them on their work to protect the planet, and emphasized that the work is "even more urgent and more important" now than […]

Google+ Hangout: The State of Our Climate

Climate change is one of the biggest threats we face. On Monday at 1pm ET, join EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Grist for a #WHClimateChat on the steps we’re taking to reduce carbon pollution, prepare for the impacts of climate change, and build a clean energy economy: http://go.wh.gov/4HHmUE Uploads by The […]

White House Unveils Climate Data Website To ‘Empower America’s Communities To Prepare’

WASHINGTON — The White House is set to unveil a new Climate Data Initiative on Wednesday to make government-held data more available to researchers and businesses and thereby to improve climate change preparedness across the country. President Barack Obama had already mentioned the data initiative in a list of new programs announced in his big […]

What You Missed in We the Geeks: “Weather is Your Mood and Climate is Your Personality”

Want to get the latest updates on We the Geeks? Sign up here for email updates and share your ideas for future topics. Summing up the distinction between short-term changes in the weather and long term climate trends in today’s "We the Geeks" Hangout, Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, President of the American Meteorological Society, used nine […]

President Obama Speaks on Climate Change

President Obama lays out his vision for a comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it. June 25, 2013. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the […]

Addressing the threat of Climate Change

At 1:35 on Tuesday June 25th President Obama will speak at Georgetown University on the growing threat of climate change. He will lay out his vision of where we need to go, to do what we can to address and prepare for the serious implications of a changing climate. Tune in at whitehouse.gov/live Uploads by […]

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