UK Also Announces 2040 Gas Vehicle Ban

UK Also Announces 2040 Gas Vehicle Ban

Air pollution sullies the London skyline. Poor air quality, much of it a result of pollution from vehicles, is estimated to cause between 23,000 and 40,000 deaths nationwide every year. An increasing number of European countries, cities, and vehicle manufacturers are...
Marin County Sues Big Oil for Climate Damages

Marin County Sues Big Oil for Climate Damages

NOAA’s Coastal Sea Level Rise Viewer projection of a 2 foot sea level rise impact (light blue) on Marin County, and densely populated eastern Marin in particular   As just reported in the Mercury News, two Bay Area counties sued 37 oil, gas and coal...
France to Ban Gas Vehicle Sales by 2040

France to Ban Gas Vehicle Sales by 2040

Evening traffic near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, seen from the Champs-Elysées This month, France became the latest country to set a hard target on the phase-out of fossil-fuel vehicles when its environmental minister, Nicholas Hulot, announced that France would ban...
A Trillion-Ton Iceberg Breaks Into the Sea

A Trillion-Ton Iceberg Breaks Into the Sea

This week, a massive chunk of the Larsen C ice shelf broke free, continuing the recent multi-year trend Within the last day or two, a trillion-ton iceberg the size of the state of Delaware (about 2300 square miles) finally broke loose from the Larsen C ice shelf...