If You’re General Motors, To Save the Planet Simply Electrify Your ENTIRE LINEUP

Astonishing news from the auto industry this week:  "General Motors said Monday that it plans to electrify its entire lineup, bringing at least 20 models to the U.S. market by 2023, including two electric vehicles within the next 18 months,"…

Lucky news: China and India’s speedy pullback on coal effectively covers for emerging Trump-era US shortfalls in fighting climate pollution

Sometimes we get lucky, in this case where China and India are ahead of schedule curtailing the use of filthy coal - effectively, picking up the slack created by Trump squashing America's Clean Power Plan. Good backgrounder by Andrew Freedman of…

100% Greenhouse Gas-free Energy Comes to 11 Cities in Silicon Valley

Completely nonpolluting electricity has arrived for Silicon Valey residences and businesses. Silicon Valley Clean Energy is about to go live. The rollout over the next several months offers 100% carbon free energy in two different flavors depending on source. Customers will…

Despite the intensity of the election, there is clear bipartisan support for renewable energy

Interesting polling as reported yesterday by The Guardian: "Republicans and Democrats Alike Want More Clean Energy." We've been hearing this for sometime, that on the conservative side it is really only the leadership that blocks efforts to fight climate change...…

Great short video on Climate Weirding by Katherine Hayhoe

I can't resist turning busy readers onto powerful, concise videos... that give a solid briefing very quickly. This video is by climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University... her talks are lively, short and pack a lot of scientific…

Just the facts… the RealClimate website is an excellent learning source

As I said, most busy people visiting our site already know that global warming is a huge, emerging and long-lived problem... But for those who want more background, here is a concise look at the unvarnished science, a link to…

Elon Musk’s Unbelievably Simple Killer Break Down on Climate Change

Normally, people who come to Global Warming for Busy People aready KNOW the magnitude of our risk and are here seeking solutions... "Ok, I get it.  What are the most efficient ways I can get results?" But just in case…

Why create Global Warming for Busy People? (part 2)

Fine, so our first blog post posed problem and mission statements... scary stuff, but big and true stuff -probably the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced. But we're about solutions here, and that's where the excitement, community, and deep brain…

Why create “Global Warming for Busy People?” (part 1)

PROBLEM STATEMENT: Human population (“the economy”) will surpass our planet’s carrying capacity, and human-caused climate change stress-points are already starting to show. This is the kind of thing that ends civilizations… the stress-point emerging first and most urgently is global…