Category Archives: Climate Education

Introduction to the Planets Mercury, Venus, and the Earth by Dennis Silverman

Introduction to the Planets Mercury, Venus, and the Earth by Dennis Silverman For the OLLI course “Introduction to the Solar System”. SC215, on December 6, 2018. intro slides Mercury(1) Venus(1) Planet Earth

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Climate Action Shorts

Climate Action Shorts Monday at 4 PM on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter will be the Climate Town Hall on the West Coast, PST.  This will be on C-SPAN2 at 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM PST.  Monday at 6 PM starts … Continue reading

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Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures Two of the cars discontinued in the GM plant closures are the fuel economy cars the compact and high mileage Chevy Cruze, and the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt.  GM said that they … Continue reading

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General Motors and the Environment

General Motors and the Environment Clearly, we are all distressed when 14,000 workers are let off, and their factories closed.  General Motors in fact said that consumers are desiring to drive SUVs and Trucks more, so they are fulfilling consumer … Continue reading

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Comments on Trump’s Insincerity About the Climate Impact Report

Comments on Trump’s Insincerity About the Climate Impact Report If not now, when, if not us, who? I hate to spend my time raking Trump over his polluting coal heap, but it has to be done.  Since I am not … Continue reading

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Summary of US Climate Assessment: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation

Summary of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II:  Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States.  Americans Respond to the Impacts of Climate Change The climate report is required every four years by Congress, is completed by 13 agencies, … Continue reading

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Orange County Turns into a Blue County

Orange County Turns into a Blue County Going to Earthquakes class and two others instead of writing today.  So here are the shorts. The AP has declared Dem Katie Porter the winner of CA 45. Porter to Walters:  so long … Continue reading

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Trump Visits Two States Which He Will Help Drown

Trump has just visited two flooded states, North and South Carolina.  Scientists have just estimated that rainfall had increased by 50% for hurricane Florence due to climate change.  That means 1/3 of the rain that fell was due to climate … Continue reading

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Notes on the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 2

Notes on the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 2 The YouTube video is at https://youtu.be/en9cDvXWPtw This is a long set of notes, but the video is seven hours long. High-Level Thematic Dialogues The Ocean-Climate Challenge Julie Packard, Executive Director of … Continue reading

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