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Ocasio-Cortez Blames Climate Change For Everglades Brush Fire

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) joined others on the left in citing climate change Tuesday as a cause of a brush fire in the Florida Everglades ahead of the first debates in the Democratic presidential primary in Miami this week. Ocasio-Cortez…

Huge freshwater aquifer found under the ocean

Scientists have found a giant aquifer under the Northeastern U.S., estimated to hold at least 670 cubic miles of freshwater. If it was on the surface, they say, it would create a lake spanning 15,000 square miles, which is twice…

Guest blog – The Time is Now by Patrick Killoran

Patrick works for Green Alliance as the policy assistant for the Greener UK Unit. Greener UK is a group of 14 major environmental organisations, with a combined public membership of over 8 million, united in the belief that leaving the…

Top Gear: Tesla Model 3 Is “An AK47 Disguised As A Butter Knife”

The petrolheads at Top Gear have bashed Tesla from day one, constructing tests designed to expose its inherent weaknesses. Its sentiment seems to have shifted, though, if its latest review of the Model 3 Performance is any indication

Seventy Climate Protesters Arrested Outside New York Times Building

A protest in front of the New York Times building in Midtown spiraled into chaos Saturday afternoon when nearly 70 demonstrators were taken into police custody, according to cops. The protestors, identified as activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered…

Those Lazy, Hazy, SNOWY Days of Summer

Nat King Cole recorded “Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer” way back in 1963. In “Those days of soda and pretzels and beer,” summers were hot, and the only thing frosty was the beer. Not so much this summer….


CLIMATE IMPACTS: Mitigation’s worth varies across states and disasters

Federal disaster mitigation spending provides substantial returns for at-risk states and communities, in some cases nearly $7 in avoided disaster costs for every $1 spent before a flood, fire, windstorm or earthquake strikes.