The BBC broadcast its well-known Horizon documentary every week on 15 January 2005. This was about a hazardous global dimming phenomenon. Fossil fuel use produces two impacts.
Justice and Fairness in The Climate Debate
The debate over climate change is usually seen as a conflict between “believers” and “deniers.” Belief in human-driven global warming can be natural since much evidence supports the hypothesis that humans are changing the planet’s climate. However, there is also an element of fairness: it seems like common sense to say that people should not...
Coral Reefs: Environment Issue
Environmental and human value ecosystems: coral reefs Coral reefs span more than 280,000 square kilometers and host tens of thousands of species in what many call rainforests. Coral reefs are in many ways beneficial to the environment and humanity. They, for instance,
Climate change action is less expensive than inactivity
Richard Tol, the IPCC coordinating lead author on the economics of climate change, has participated in many studies on policies to combat climate change. A new study concludes that global warming would be significantly less costly if stringent mitigation measures are taken immediately.