Posts Tagged ‘global climate change’

Weather Forecast Calls for a Hot 2011

We've experienced the hottest years on record recently

Sure, the East Coast has been hit especially hard with snowstorms this winter.  But be prepared.  The weather forecast calls for a hot 2011.  In fact, last year tied for the hottest year on record, the result of a long-term warming trend which will continue, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Whether you chalk [...]

Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis

Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis

Al Gore has just published a book, which is the sequel to his 2006 block-buster, An Inconvenient Truth, which was made into an Academy Award-winning documentary.  Now available at bookstores and online retailers everywhere is Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis.  Gore has also penned the bestsellers Earth in the Balance: Ecology [...]

Blue Planet: Our Precious Gift

Don’t you get tired of all the debate about global climate change – whether its occurring, whether its humans’ fault, whether we can do anything about it? I sure do. While that won’t deter us from bringing the best news about the environment here at Peachy Green, I have to admit that it appears that [...]

Are Polar Bears Endangered?

Its a question that will divide Democrats and Republicans faster than whether to attend a gay wedding: are Polar Bears Endangered?  Last year, the true politics of the wild Alaska region came to light when Sarah Palin was the Vice-Presidential candidate.  She says they’re doing fine, while others are in distress about the bears’ fate. [...]

Biomass: Renewable Energy?

A debate is underway in Congress about whether biomass is renewable energy. What?  How could there be any question, you may ask?  After all, recycling forest waste use (woody debris that is known as fire fuels) to generate electricity produces little to no CO2 emissions. Just a few months ago, new biomass plants were called [...]