climate change

White Nationalists Latch On To Climate Change For Mass Migration Hysteria
Some on the far right are pointing to climate change, and the refugees it will create, to tout the idea of walling off America.
The World Should Ignore Trump On Climate. Will It?
President Trump's commitment to undoing Obama's climate legacy is making it harder for the rest of the world to take action.
Hurricanes Hit Just Before Election Season — Why Aren’t We More Prepared?
on November 1, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
Flames from a flaring pit near a well in the Bakken Oil Field. The primary component of natural gas is methane, which is odorless when it comes directly out of the gas well. In addition to methane, natural gas typically contains other hydrocarbons such as ethane, propane, butane, and pentanes. Raw natural gas may also contain water vapor, hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbon dioxide, helium, nitrogen, and other compounds. (Source: www.earthworksaction.org). As of July 2014, roughly 30 percent of the one billion cubic feet per day of natural gas produced in North Dakota was being wasted in flares like this, according to the news site Breaking Energy. The reasons are low price on LNG (liquefied natural gas) , lax regulations and lack of infrastructure. In order to put an end to the flaring, North Dakota have adopted new regulations, and the goal is to capture 95 percent of the gas by 2020. On August 18th 2015, EPA announced that the oil and gas sector will have to cut their methane emissions by 40 to 45 percent within the next decade. Methane is a shortlived greenhouse gas compared to CO2, but is 72 times more damaging. That
on April 19, 2017 in Miami, Florida.
attends the celebration of Perfumania and Kim Kardashian’s appearance on NBC’s “The Apprentice” at the Provocateur at The Hotel Gansevoort on November 10, 2010 in New York, New York.
The Big Picture

“Projected warming over the next century will likely place global temperatures in a range not seen in millions of years of geologic history,” according to a newly issued summary by the American Meteorological Society of the current state of play on climate change:

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Surging Midwest Floods Suggest Climate Change Poses National Security Threat
Judge Halts Trump’s Drilling Plans Over Lack Of Climate Change Consideration
JERSEY CITY, NJ - MAY 10: The world trade center building is seen on the background of the Hudson Generating Station in Jersey City, New Jersey on May 10 2018. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is opposing to the effort to repeal the historic climate change protection rule for power plants made by former President Barack Obama, Environmental Defense groups, are fighting back against the Trump administrationÕs request to delay the litigation over the Environmental Protection AgencyÕs (EPA) Clean Power Plan for another 60 days. (Photo by Kena Betancur/VIEWpress/Corbis via Getty Images)
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