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 […]

Federal Scientists’ Startling Climate Report Released Before Trump Can Bury It

“Evidence for a changing climate abounds.” 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 of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

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 […]

Tresemme U-HC-8535 Climate Control Climate Protection Unisex Shampoo 32 oz

Tresemme U-HC-8535 Climate Control Climate Protection Unisex Shampoo 32 oz We offer perfumes and colognes that make you feel like you can conquer anything in the world. They delight your senses with their warm and soothing notes. These scents are more than just beauty products. They define who you are and how you want to […]

Air pollution and impacts on women’s and children’s health and climate change

Cooking and eating – caring for our families at home, moving onto work, school and markets, and then back home again. These are universal rituals that fill our days and the lives of people the world over. And yet there is an unrecognized health threat lurking in the shadows of our most basic routines: air […]

Our Ridiculously Massive Food Waste Is Driving Climate Change

Humans waste an exorbitant amount of food – more than 1.4 billion tons annually. That’s roughly 400 million tons more than the weight of Japan’s Mount Fuji, which rises 2.3 miles above sea level. If combating global hunger wasn’t reason enough to reverse the disturbing trend, new research suggests that reducing food waste could drastically help […]

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 […]

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 […]

Climate, Iraq, #BlackLivesMatter — A Trumpless Show

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Lowry and Lamarche debate issues during a week of more Trumpania: while Rich disparages Obama’s EPA regulation as trivial, Gara sees it as part of an urgent program that’ll make Obama THE Climate President. Is #BlackLivesMatter a natural child of the ’60s Civil Rights Movement? Then: Bush redefines chutzpah as […]

California First: As Both Climate Victim and Responder, the National Style-Setter Leads the Way

Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Long ago, I lived in a cheap flat in San Francisco and worked as the lone straight man in a gay construction company. Strangely enough, the drought now strangling California brings back memories of those days. It was the 1970s. Our company specialized in restoring the Victorian “gingerbread” to the facades 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Activists Slam West Virginia Board Of Education For Watering Down Climate Change Guidelines

Science education advocates are once again railing against the West Virginia State Board of Education for approving amendments to proposed education standards that critics say treat climate change with unjustified skepticism. The State Board of Education voted 5-3 in favor of the amendments on Thursday. The proposed science education standards are based on guidelines from […]

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, […]

President Obama Speaks on Energy and Climate Change

On March 19, 2015, President Obama spoke at the Department of Energy on the importance of renewable energy sources and the impacts of climate change. 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. […]

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, […]

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. […]

Why Is the ‘Climate President’ Approving More Oil Drilling?

Something doesn’t compute here. Last week, President Obama rightly declared in his State of the Union address: “No challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change.” This week, the Obama administration announced plans open up the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling and offer more lease sales in the sensitive Arctic […]

President Obama: Act on climate

From President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address 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 American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

New Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions Will Curb Climate Change, Cut Down on Wasted Energy

The United States is now the largest oil and natural gas producer in the world, and developing these cleaner-burning fuel sources to light and heat American homes and businesses is crucial to the President’s energy strategy. But while these important energy sources produce less carbon pollution overall, methane leaks throughout the oil and gas system […]

New Year, Old Challenges… For Climate Change

It is the New Year — what does it hold for the climate change debate? When the UN Climate Talks in Lima, Peru, came to a close, 194 countries gave themselves an impressive homework assignment: come up with individual plans for addressing carbon emissions by March 2015. To put this into context, it’s akin to […]

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, […]

Announcing the First Class of Climate Action Champions

Deep, persistent drought. Longer, fiercer wildfire seasons. High tides flooding downtowns. Severe storms wreaking havoc. This is the picture from the front lines of climate change — in communities across America. And as they face these immediate climate crises, cities, towns, counties, and tribes of every size and in every region of the country have […]

How Your Death Affects Climate Change

You might take solace in the fact that when you die, your days of polluting the planet are over. But the truth is that the method you choose to dispose of your mortal remains has more of a deleterious impact on the environment than you might think. Today, more than 50 percent of Americans choose […]

Hardy Succulents: Tough Plants for Every Climate

Hardy Succulents: Tough Plants for Every Climate Used – From agaves to ice plants, from sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulent plants bring beauty, versatility, and intrigue to perennial gardens in every hardiness zone. No longer reserved for desert climates, succulents can offer extraordinary color, texture, durability, and ease of care to gardens everywhere. “Hardy Succulents” […]

Electric Vehicles Help Drive Climate Action

Yesterday at the White House, Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz and I got to see American innovation in action, as Pacific Gas & Electric demonstrated their new plug-in hybrid bucket truck — a utility vehicle with emissions nearly 80% lower than a conventional truck. Not only does PG&E’s plug-in hybrid utility vehicle run cleaner, it provides […]

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. […]

President Obama Speaks at the 2014 Climate Summit

On September 23, 2014, President Obama delivered remarks at the 2014 Climate Summit at the United Nations in New York, New York. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Preparing Communities for the Impacts of Climate Change

President Barack Obama drops by a meeting of the Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, in the State Dining Room of the White House, July 16, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) We've been talking a lot recently about the need to rebuild and strengthen our nation's infrastructure. As the President has […]

“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 […]

Parts Of America Will Be ‘Unsuited For Outdoor Activity’ Thanks To Climate Change, Report Finds

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – The old adage, “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity,” will come into play more often and in more places because of climate change, with life-altering results in southern U.S. cities from Miami to Atlanta to Washington and even northern ones such as New York, Chicago […]

The State of Our Climate: A Google+ Hangout with Secretary Moniz and Administrator McCarthy

Climate change is not a distant threat – it's affecting us right now. That's why earlier this month, as part of President Obama's plan to act on climate change, the Administration released the third National Climate Assessment, which breaks down the current and projected impacts of climate change on every region of the country and […]

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 […]

State of the Climate

At 2pm ET, we’re co-hosting a conversation with The Weather Channel on the impacts of climate change and President Obama’s plan to address it. Use the hashtag #ActOnClimate to ask questions and join the conversation: http://go.wh.gov/c8nGdA 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 […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Climate Change Is Here, the President Is Taking Action, and More

This week, the President attended the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner; the most comprehensive report on the effects of climate change was released, Dr. Jill Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met with educators at the White House; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up. President […]

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 […]