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‘You idiots’: Bill Nye’s fiery message to leaders stalling on climate change – The Washington Post

Bill Nye, shown above in Washington in 2017, criticized elected officials’ response to global warming Sunday on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.” (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) May 13 at 6:26 PM Bill Nye frolicked in a ball pit…

Exactly How Much Has Global Warming Exacerbated Global Economic Inequality? – Pacific Standard

A chat with one of the authors of a recent study reporting that global warming has slowed the economic progress of warm countries. Smoke stacks at Pacificorp’s 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant, pictured on October 9th, 2017, outside Huntington, Utah. (Photo:…

Nuclear Power Is Not Safe

One nuclear industry safety assessment figure claims risks are only one-tenth as great as the historic record shows they are. If the people in the industry know it, they are not admitting to a serious safety problem. If they don’t know it, they are simply ignorant of their industry’s record. Either way, I think it is clear that nuclear industry safety analyses should be regarded as untrustworthy

Joe Biden Defends Record on Climate and Calls for ‘Environmental Revolution’

HAMPTON, N.H. — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. defended his record on climate change on Monday in the face of criticism from rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, and called for a “green revolution” that is “rational”…

43 Cities Score “A” Grade In CDP Climate Change Ranking

A total of 43 cities — including Barcelona, London, Paris, Cape Town, and Hong Kong — populate a new “A List” ranking cities’ action to cut emissions and set climate strategies published this week by environmental impact non-profit CDP to celebrate the start of EU Green Week

Q&A: News Corp a malignant influence on our democracy, Richard Di Natale says

News Corp Australia has triggered a rare moment of unity in the fractious 2019 federal election. Representatives from the Liberals to the Greens, appearing on Monday night’s Q&A on the ABC, hopped into the media giant over its coverage of…

Boy's awesome reaction to live orchestra sparks a search for his identity

The Handel and Haydn Society is internationally acclaimed for its performances of Baroque and Classical music (Photo: Handel and Haydn Society) As The Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra finished Mozart’s “Masonic Funeral Music” at Boston Symphony Hall last week, they…

A step for a promising new battery to store clean energy

Researchers have built a more efficient, more reliable potassium-oxygen battery, a step toward a potential solution for energy storage on the nation’s power grid and longer-lasting batteries in cell phones and laptops.