Climate Change – Game of Thrones Connection, and More!


Speaking Out:

Hillary Clinton. Huffington Post

OO Hillary Clinton: Tackling Climate Change and Clean Energy Are Top Priorities – right next to helping families and small businesses succeed.

OO Canada: Thousands March To Call For Action On Climate Change

OO China: Thousands Protest Against Coal-Fired Power Plant

Credit Daniel Kusick

OO US Midwest: Bakken-Bearing Pipeline Meets Stiff Opposition

OO Fracking Criticism Spreads, Even In Alberta And Texas

OO Greenpeace Activists Board, Stay On Oil Rig
Headed For The Arctic
despite legal threats.


OO Top Academics Ask World’s Universities To Divest
From Fossil Fuels

OO Harvard Climate Protest Grows
While MIT Joins Activists In Talks

OO Yale: Students Sit-In President’s Office Seeking Fossil Fuel Divestment

Good Ideas:


Yeah, I think we can all agree that we want less of this. Source RTCC

OO Power Plant Rules Could Unite States On Climate Action

OO Big Ideas From Obama’s New Climate Change And Health Initiative


OO Innovative Govt Policies Let Conservative Texas
Lead In US Wind Power

OO Litigation: The Newest Tool For The Divestment Movement?

How a flywheel stores energy in motion. Source

OO Flywheel Plant: New Energy Storage
Could ‘Revolutionise’ Renewable Sector

OO Michael Bloomberg Pours $30 Million More Into Fighting Coal


Too much carbon dioxide may have been the undoing of trilobites and most of Earth’s biodiversity during the Permian-Triassic great extinction… now imagine what it could do to us… Wikipedia

OO Too Much Carbon Dioxide May Have Caused Earth’s Worst Mass Extinction

OO North Pacific Temperature Patterns and the US East-West Weather Divide

OO California’s History Of Decades Long Megadrought Repeats but development and climate change complicate predictions.


OO Game of Thrones: a Parable on Climate Change – set in a time of changing climate, various power factions are too busy to notice it, or its grim consequences… hmmmm, sound like any country we know?

OO Poll: Brown Lawns Get Americans Worrying About Climate Change – nothing like the personal touch to jolt people awake.


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 in 2016!) 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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