Colorado's three largest wildfires in history have been in the past three months. Wildfires on this scale are exceedingly rare without a boost from climate change.
Nexus Media NewsIn Colorado, fires are slowly advancing through early winter snowstorms – with heavy snows posing new challenges for firefighting crews.
None of this is normal.
Thank you, @EricHolthaus and @WyClimate for raising the alarm.
"An engineering problem that, when solved, solves energy."
Nexus Media NewsThere’s enough energy in the Earth’s crust, just a few miles down, to power all of human civilization for generations to come, writes @drvox.
Read this explainer of the possible pitfalls and incredible potential of geothermal.
The climate crisis, gender, populism, big tech, pandemics, race… our experts recommend titles to illuminate the issues of the day
Nexus Media News“A dystopian future is possible if we fail to act. But a utopian future is not out of reach if we succeed in doing so.”
@MichaelEMann reviews Kim Stanley Robinson's "The Ministry for the Future" about a fictional climate dystopia that's already here!
This week we are joined by Lauren Kurtz, the Executive Director of the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund (CSLDF).
Nexus Media NewsYesterday, Amy Coney Barrett described climate change as a "matter of public debate."
The latest episode of @_ClimateXChange's #CoolerEarth podcast covers the history and present of the politicization of science with @ClimSciDefense's Lauren Kurtz.
On Indigenous People's Day, we should remember that returning stolen land is a necessary step towards climate justice.
Nexus Media News"Indigenous sovereignty is non-negotiable," writes @EricHolthaus in this piece about climate justice.
"Climate change is a consequence of capitalist expansion and imperialist aggression, particularly in the Americas."
A chat about his new book with co-author Robert Pollin.
Nexus Media NewsNoam Chomsky talked with @drvox about whether capitalism and climate change are synonymous, the historical analogues to the scale of the climate crisis response and why modern democracies devolve.
#CCNow #ClimatePolitics2020 @CoveringClimate@CJR
“Farm workers are working around the clock and throughout the year in conditions that most of us would not accept.”
Nexus Media NewsThere is no federal standard protecting farm workers from extreme heat. As @David_Arkush of @Public_Citizen said: "There is an undiagnosed epidemic of heat-related illness and death, and the problem will get much worse because of global warming."