environment

climate changeTrees for a Complete Solution to Extra CO2 and Climate Change

A new study of trees from the journal Science indicates that added trees could store 830 billion tons of CO2. The world has room for 900 million hectares of trees. This would be over 1 trillion trees added to the …

climate changeFixing Energy and Transportation or Use Environmental Judo

Changing energy and transportation in the US in an expensive way will not by itself deflect world greenhouse gas emissions. It will cost about $50-200 per ton of CO2 doing it that way. And it will take many decades. The …

carsSwitzerland Has Clean Energy and One Third of US CO2 Emissions Per Person

Switzerland gets 95% of its electricity from nuclear and hydroelectric power. Both nuclear and hydro have almost zero CO2 emissions. Switzerland has a population of 8.5 million people. Switzerland gets electricity from Hydropower plants, 56% and Nuclear power plants, 39%. …

climate changeFrance and Europe Have Hot Days And Some Predict More Frequent Heat Waves

Hot days in France are a big concern because the country does not have much air conditioning and 15,000 people died in a heatwave in 2003. The French national weather service activated its highest level heat danger alert for the …

air pollutionOhio Nuclear Power Saves Lives and Money

Ohio has had power generation that has been over 60% coal power for decades. It was 80% coal power. Nuclear power has been generating 14% or more of the electricity in Ohio. Until recently it is clear that if Ohio …

energyJapan and German Emissions Went Up After Nuclear Shutdowns

Japan’s emissions went up after nuclear reactors were shutdown after Fukushima Tsunami. Germany’s emissions also went up for 3 out of four years after nuclear energy shutdowns. Following the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Germany permanently shut down eight of …

chinaOnly Morocco is on Track to Meet Paris Climate Agreement

Only Morocco is on track to meet a 1.5C Paris Climate Agreement according to the Climate Action Tracker (CAT). The US is critically insufficient and China is insufficient. India is on track to a 2.0C-degree level. With the release of …

climate changeWe Have Room to Add 35% More Trees Globally to Store 580-830 Billion Tons of CO2

There is enough room to plant another 1.2 trillion trees on Earth. If we plant 1.2 trillion trees this could cancel out the last 10 years of CO2 emissions and sequester 160 billion tons of carbon. CO2 has a molecular …

agricultureClimate Doomers Demand We Change Everything Instead of Guilt-Free Actual Fixes

There is another doomer scenario that civilization will collapse because of climate change. This new doomer report is from the Australian National Centre for Climate Restoration. All of the climate change doomer scenarios assume that the only way to adjust …