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Entries from March 2010

Energy Filmgoer: Carbon Nation

March 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Sadly, the thirteen-day smorgasbord of the 2010 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital came to an end this evening.  It ended with a bang: the world premiere of Carbon Nation, a film by Peter Byck and a (clearly) talented team.  This film had its genesis at the premiere of An Inconvenient Truth, with Byck […]

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Tags: architecture2030 · climate change · Energy

Linear thinking could doom humanity

March 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Linear thinking can doom an organization and/or a person. Yes … and linear thinking might just well doom the planetary ecosystem’s ability to support modern human civilization.

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Tags: catastrophic climate change · climate change · environmental · Global Warming

“Positive” isn’t always good: Cilmate Change Feedback

March 25th, 2010 · Comments Off on “Positive” isn’t always good: Cilmate Change Feedback

This guest post comes from DCoronata covering a quite important set of issues on feedback systems, starting off with some basic education and ending with basic (and critical) questions.    There are so many tangible and complicated parameters to our planet’s climate that after centuries of examination and decades of high-level accurate predictions about what […]

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Tags: climate change · Global Warming

With HCR ‘done’, will we pay attention to Climate Change?

March 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on With HCR ‘done’, will we pay attention to Climate Change?

This guest post from chparadise provides some important information about the climate ‘state of play’. While the focus has (rightfully) been on HCR, climate change news hasn’t been fully dead. In fact, it may have been easy to miss a couple notes: 2010 is very likely to be the hottest year on record. This was […]

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Tags: climate change · Global Warming · guest post

Photography to save the Earth?

March 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, document the problems and promise of America’s environment. Nearly 40 years ago, the Nixon Administration EPA set 100 photographers out on this mission. Those photos help change the national psyche then. They have been put onto Fickr. Can they help us today?

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Tags: environmental

The Humane Society’s inhumanity … and tunnel vision

March 3rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

This evening the Humane Society will be honoring Members of Congress as Humane Federal Legislators of 2009. Top rank: House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., for his leadership on the Restore Our American Mustangs (ROAM) Act to overhaul the Interior Department’s management of wild horses on public lands and restore the prohibition on […]

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Tags: catastrophic climate change · climate change · coal · energy efficiency · environmental · Global Warming · global warming deniers · government energy policy