Monthly Archives: January 2015

So Much Bad Environmental News – How to Remain Optimistic

In my final post for 2014, I confessed that I was optimistic about our struggle to combat climate change. I began 2015 with a report on the continuing problems faced by coral reefs, and some despair that we were not conveying the coral reef message effectively enough. Now, over the past week or so, I’ve … Continue reading »

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Coral Bleaching On Again – How do we tell the story more effectively this time

Coral bleaching seems to be on again, global, and just as bad as 1998. 2014 has been the warmest year ever recorded on this planet, surpassing 2010, 2005 and 1998 in global mean temperature. NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center will make this official on or about January 8th, although the likelihood has been evident for … Continue reading »

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