Monthly Archives: October 2014

On the Economics of Climate Change Mitigation

2014 is Setting a Global Temperature Record NOAA’s National Climate Data Center has now published its global analysis for September 2014. Globally, the first nine months of 2014 tie with 1998 and 2010 as the warmest such period on record. If the world continues to post temperatures that come in as much above average as … Continue reading »

Categories: Changing lifestyles, Climate change, Coal, Economics, In the News, Politics, Tar Sands, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Repairing the Decline of Coral Reefs – Why we are failing; What is needed to succeed

This post first appeared as a Comment in Reef Encounter – the News journal of the International Society for Reef Studies. It is reprinted here, with added images and slight modifications to text as a way of drawing it to attention of other people interested in the global environmental crisis and the issues underlying our … Continue reading »

Categories: Biodiversity Loss, Climate change, coral reef science, Stories from a Coral Reef | 4 Comments