Star Power Behind Clean Power, Dreaming Bigger, and More!

Peter Essick

OO Polar Vortex Spiked U.S. CO2 Emissions in 2013 – as people burned more fuel to stay warm from the Arctic chill, helping to up US emissions 2-3% in 2013.

Inadequate Action, Vision:


idorianofjapan at Wikimedia Commons

All sources of seafood are threatened by ocean acidification, caused by the increased absorption of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. US northwest shellfish fisheries are already being damaged.

OO Federal Watchdog: U.S. Govt Not Doing Enough To Stop Ocean Acidification
one of the biggest and least talked about effects of global warming.

OO EPA Underestimating Renewables Potential,
Could Easily Be Doubled
says the Union of Concerned Scientists.

OO Natl Public Radio Guts Environment, Climate Reporting Team,
— Becomes ‘Part Of The Problem’
– shame, NPR, shame!

Clueless leadership:


Even elephants can’t survive on oil. Credit: Mary Ellen Harte

OO Louisiana GOP Rep. Cassidy: ‘Not Sure Climate Change Is The Issue’
As Coastline Disappears
from erosion faster than anywhere else in the world.

OO GOP Rep. Paul Ryan: Doesn’t Know That Humans Cause Climate Change – unlike the 97% of scientists, and the insurance companies dealing with it.


Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.


For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week


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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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