Tag: climate change

Fast-moving Calif. wildfire explodes to at least 10,000 acres, triggering evacuations and power outages

Ed Lynn- December 5, 2017

LOS ANGELES — A fast-moving, wind-fueled California brush fire exploded to at least 10,000 acres Monday night in the foothills near Thomas Aquinas College in ... Read More

In wake of Hurricane Maria, calls to build a more climate resistant Puerto Rico

Ed Lynn- October 18, 2017

Trees and power lines downed by Hurricane Maria. (Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt.Michelle Y. Alvarez-Rea) Some 90 percent of Puerto Rico, a U.S. ... Read More

Trump’s EPA budget cuts endangering people’s lives, warns Former NJ Gov. Christie Whitman

Ed Lynn- April 1, 2017

TRENTON -- Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman is warning that President Donald Trump's "unprecedented" proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, which she ... Read More

An interview with ‘America’s favorite scientist’ Bill Nye, who says ‘Respect the science!’

Ed Lynn- March 14, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas - For a generation of school kids, Bill Nye is zany and fun-loving, "America's favorite scientist.'' A mostly flattering new documentary about the ... Read More

Flood Threats Are Changing Across The United States

Ed Lynn- January 3, 2017

STEAM Register Staff University of Iowa (UI) engineers say that the northern half of the United States is seeing higher flooding threats, due in part ... Read More

Obama launches Climate Change tour – connects climate and conservation

Editor SCD- September 1, 2016

Apparently not one to let his presidential duties slip, Barack Obama has begun climate change tour which will include the G20 summit in China later ... Read More

Obama Warns Rising Seas May Submerge Statue of Liberty

Ed Lynn- June 21, 2016

Climate change is threatening to submerge the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, Pres. Obama warned Monday in a speech at Yosemite National Park. Climate ... Read More

In 2015 Nearly 1/3rd of German Electricity Was Green Energy

Ed Lynn- January 15, 2016

Almost one-third of Germany's electricity demand last year has been delivered by renewable energy, with onshore wind and solar PV leading the charge. Read More