Joe Romm, Climate Progress, May 10, 2016

Almost everything you know about climate change solutions is outdated, for several reasons.

First, climate science and climate politics have been moving unexpectedly quickly toward a broad consensus that we need to keep total human-caused global warming as far as possible below 2°C (3.6°F) — and ideally to no more than 1.5°C. This has truly revolutionary implications for climate solutions policy.


Matt Jordan, KOBITV 5 News May 4th, 2016

Crater Lake, Ore — A warming climate could affect the very health of one of Southern Oregon’s most iconic landmarks and climate activists say now is the time for action.

A study by the U.S. Geological survey found Crater Lake is at risk of major changes to it’s ecology if current warming trends continue.


New York Times compendium article, April 21 2016

Diplomats from at least 167 countries are gathering in New York to sign the climate accord reached in December in Paris. Whether they make good on their pledges to slow dangerous greenhouse gas emissions will depend in large part on the actions in the years ahead by the world’s largest polluters. A status report on the key players follows.