Two Conservatives Debate Solutions on Climate Change

July 29, 2015 10:03 am0 comments
Two Conservatives Debate Solutions on Climate Change

Below is an excerpt from a CCNF debate between Bob Inglis — former Republican Representative (SC, ’93-’99, ’05-’11) and current Executive Director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative (“E&EI”), and Sam Thernstrom —Executive Director of the Energy Innovation Reform Project, Senior Fellow at the Center for the National Interest, and former Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. The […]

Read more ›

Ocean Circulation, Climate Change, and Arctic Sea Ice

July 26, 2015 2:03 pm0 comments
Ocean Circulation, Climate Change, and Arctic Sea Ice

Recent observations of the Atlantic deep ocean overturning circulation, called the Atlantic Meridional (north-south) Overturning (up-down) Circulation, or AMOC, also known as the Great Conveyor Belt, or Thermohaline Circulation, shows that it has been decreasing since 2004, the time for which detailed measurements are available from the RAPID program. Climate […]

Read more ›

The Pope’s Encyclical: Climate Change’s Profound Challenges to Maine

July 16, 2015 12:03 pm0 comments
The Pope’s Encyclical: Climate Change’s Profound Challenges to Maine

“Now, faced as we are with global environmental deterioration, I wish to address every person living on this planet,” Pope Francis began in his first papal encyclical on the environment last week. In his far-reaching 184-page letter titled “Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home” the pope said the […]

Read more ›

CCNF Interview with Divestment Movement Leaders

July 15, 2015 5:28 pm0 comments
CCNF Interview with Divestment Movement Leaders

Below are a set of excerpts from a CCNF virtual session with Ben Franta, PhD Candidate in Applied Physics at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a board member of the group Divest Harvard, and Geoffrey Supran, MIT Energy Fellow and leader of the group Fossil Free MIT. The transcript is minimally […]

Read more ›

CCNF negotiating with potential partners, sponsors to educate millions on climate before COP21

July 11, 2015 2:28 am0 comments
Join the dialogue on CCNF and support journalism on climate change.

Houston, Texas (CCNF) July 11, 2015 — Already a trusted source for citizens and educators wanting to hear what real climate scientists have to say about climate change, CCNF has now opened up its online forum to an ongoing discussion on values and begun hosting a bipartisan debate on climate policy […]

Read more ›

The Faucet

July 3, 2015 10:04 pm0 comments
The Faucet

The effects of climate change on individual extreme events consist of thermodynamic changes and atmospheric circulation changes. In a new opinion piece in Nature Climate Change, Kevin Trenberth, John Fasullo, and Ted Shepherd (TFS) argue that we should be focusing on the thermodynamic changes. While I agree that such an […]

Read more ›