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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 …

Environmental group preparing 2018 candidate scorecard

Environmental group  preparing 2018 candidate scorecard

CALLING GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT’S FIRST-TERM PERFORMANCE DISAPPOINTING. WE TRACK THE KEY VOTES ON ISSUES. REPORTER: THE HEAD OF VERMONT CONSERVATION VOTERS WILL SOON PUBLISH ITS 2018 ELECTION GUIDE, RATING CANDIDATES FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF THE GROUP’S TOP ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES>>AT THIS POINT, VERMONT CONSERVATION VOTERS HAS NOT MADE ENDORSEMENT IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY. REPORTER: VCV SENT …

Floating Cities: Environmental Atlas of Europe

Floating Cities: Environmental Atlas of Europe

It’s a new way of creating a city…It’s a dynamic city…It’s not a static city. And floating urbanization is a very good way to have flexible and climate robust urbanization in these vulnerable areas. With almost half of the country below sea level, the Netherlands is especially vulnerable to climate change.

Our Health and Environment Are at Stake

Our Health and Environment Are at Stake

Over the past four and a half decades, presidents from both parties have furthered environmental protections designed to keep the American people safe and healthy. But President Trump and the Republican-led Congress, are poised to wipe out these essential safeguards. America is now facing the worst assault against our environment and health in our history. …

Air Pollution 101 | National Geographic

Air Pollution 101 | National Geographic

– (piano music) – [Women Speaker] Air pollution consists of chemicals or particles in the atmosphere, that pose serious health and environmental threats. But what causes air pollution? And what does it mean for our planet? Some air pollution comes from natural sources, like volcanic eruptions, wild fires, or allergens. But most air pollution results …