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Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

What if I told you that someone had developed an energy source that could help us solve our biggest environmental challenges, purify our water and air, make our cities and homes more sanitary, and keep us safe from potential catastrophic climate change? What if I also told you that this energy source was cheap, plentiful, …

Peace and Justice Summit: Environment

Peace and Justice Summit: Environment

CATHERINE: Good morning! I’d like to welcome you to our panel on behalf of the Equal Justice Initiative. My name is Catherine Coleman Flowers and I’m the Rural Development Manager for the Equal Justice Initiative. [applause] This morning, I’d like to present to you one of my favorite persons in the world, a mentor to …

Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?

Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?

“97 percent of climate scientists agree that climate change is real.” How many times have you heard that statement? Probably hundreds. It may seem like a compelling and scientific argument against fossil fuels, but it’s one of the most illogical, unscientific arguments you can make. To see how, let’s use this form of argument for …

Climate Change: What Do Scientists Say?

Climate Change: What Do Scientists Say?

I’m an atmospheric physicist. I’ve published more than 200 scientific papers. For 30 years I taught at MIT, during which time the climate has changed remarkably little. But the cry of “global warming” has grown ever more shrill. In fact, it seems that the less the climate changes, the louder the voices of the climate …

What Can You Do RIGHT NOW To Save The Earth?

What Can You Do RIGHT NOW To Save The Earth?

Hey there and welcome to Life Noggin. It can be pretty scary to think of all the dangers of climate change. In the past, we’ve learned together why we should care, but today let’s find out how to be proactive about the situation. We’ll learn simple some ways we can help in reversing climate change …

Dear Future Generations: Sorry

Dear Future Generations: Sorry

Dear Future generations. I think I speak for the rest of us when I say Sorry. Sorry, we left you with our mess of a planet. Sorry that we were too caught up in our own doings to do something Sorry, we listened to people who made excuses to do nothing I Hope you forgive …