HOME          CATEGORIES          OUR TAKE

Overcome by heat and inertia

Temperature records continue to fall across the country.  In Washington D.C., which experienced it’s warmest June on record, Senators are picking up the debate on the climate change bill.  While temperatures warm, glaciers melt, and sea level rises, there is little hope of that the bill will receive the necessary votes to prevent it from being stalled.

For now, with limited progress on U.S. climate policy, we must accept the fact that “hot is the new normal.”

Comment on this article

ClimateYou moderates comments to facilitate an informed, substantive, civil conversation. Abusive, profane, self-promotional, misleading, incoherent or off-topic comments will be rejected. Moderators are staffed during regular business hours (New York time) and can only accept comments written in English.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE


More Posts Like This

CONSEQUENCES

SCOTUS Poised to Handcuff the EPA

In the wake of reactionary rulings by the Supreme Court that seized a woman’s right to abortion after the Justices had unleashed potentially lethal freedoms to gun owners, one can only shudder at the prospect of the court’s upcoming decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

CITY TECH BLOG

Climate Change Effects in NYC by City Tech Blogger Orel Jeffrey

New York City is one of the most resourceful cities in the United States. Since the 1970s, the effects of climate change have become more apparent.  Warmer temperatures, rising sea levels and more snow and rain are a few of the effects experienced. While a number of investments

Take action in the fight against climate change