‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

The 86 -year-old social scientist says accepting the impending aim of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it ” We’re doomed ,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in.” The outcome is demise, and it’s…

Republicans fail to repeal methane regulations for drilling on public lands

Vote on Obama-era rule to reduce emissions from oil and gas drilling on federal land fails 51 -4 9 as three Republican senators defect A Republican move to undo restriction on emission reductions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, has suffered an unexpected defeat in the Senate. A bill to repeal a Department of Interior…

Ozone pit recovery represents a threat to rise of paint stripper chemical

Restoration of the ozone hole, which blocks harmful radiation, will be delayed by decades if fast-rising emissions of dichloromethane are not curbed The restoration of the globes protective shield of ozone will be delayed by decades if fast-rising emissions of a chemical used in paint stripper are not curbed, new research has revealed. Atmospheric levels…

375 top scientists warn of ‘real, serious, immediate’ climate menace | John Abraham

John Abraham: 375 National Academy of Sciences members sign an open letter expressing annoyance at political inaction on climate change Yesterday, 375 of the worlds top scientists, including 30 Nobel Prize wins, published an open letter regarding climate change. In the letter, the scientists report that the evidence is clear: humen are causing climate change.…

Why cutting soot emissions is ‘fastest solution’ to slowing Arctic ice melt

Reducing wood-burning, gas-flaring and global diesel emissions would be quick win in combating irreversible climate change, scientists say World leaders should redouble efforts to cut soot emissions because it is the cheapest and fastest style to combat climate change, climate scientists and advocates have told the Guardian. Deposits of soot unburned carbon particles have stained…