Archive for August, 2012

The Discovery of Global Warming

Posted by Newsbyrd Staff – (August 20, 2012)  This excerpt is from The Discovery of Global Warming, by Spencer R. Weart (Harvard University Press, 2008). It is an epic story: the struggle of thousands of men and women over the... Read more

The Imperative Science and The Inconvenient Truth

by Mark Kneubuhl – (August 18, 2012)   In an October, 2007 Op-ed, columnist George Will essentially stated that global warming is no big deal, talking about the “gradual” difficulty it poses for some species, but also a greater... Read more

Life Finds a Way

By Carl Safina – (Editor’s note: With rising sea temperatures, acidification, pollution and other negative human impacts, marine scientists, in general, give our planet’s coral reefs little chance of survival. Some predict as little as 30 years. In a... Read more