Recently, scientists have warned that climate change is still happening despite the fact that surface temperatures have “pased” over the last decade. They point to the warming of the oceans which is taking on more heat energy.
Just this week, the UN has pointed out that in 2013 CO2 has reached record levels (see Greenhouse Gases Hit Record High Amid Fears of CO2 Saturation Point)
Here’s a video:
The Scientific Process of Climate Change: Jerry Meehl, Climatologist at NCAR
This summer (2014) several interns supported by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency did projects at Chicago-area colleges (including Moraine Valley), each focusing on a waste reduction program aimed at increasing recycling and developing zero-waste plans. These interns presented the findings from their work and offer new insight on sustainability efforts in higher education.
A Summer of Dumpster Diving & Sustainability: IL EPA Interns Present Their Work
The audio of this event is available below:
A Green-Movement Website Shakes Up The Debate Over GMOs by Dan Charles
NPR – January 10, 2014
If you’re confused by the fight over genetically modified food — and even more if your mind is already made up — you might want to turn to an investigation of the topic carried out by the environmental website Grist. Instead of preaching to the deep-green choir, Grist’s in-depth series questioned its faith.
Wanted to share this video from Earch Month featuring Tommy Hensel and Dawn Wrobel.
Green Home and Body
You’ll want to watch this video about local food and beer.
Go Local Featuring Bill Hogan