global warming

North Pole Melt Means Clearing Of Northwest Passage

From LiveScience.com comes this rather alarming report on ice thickness at the North Pole, as scientists have discovered the region is covered entirely with first-year ice, not the layers of ice that are usually built up over years of freezing. What this means for the North Pole –where there is no land, only ice– is […]

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‘Energy projects could jolt R.I. back to life’

Another bit of momentum in the push for a green economy in Rhode Island. This op-ed by George Nee and Chris Wilhite comes out of a working group of enviro advocates and trades unionists that Sens Miller and Moura, RI Jobs With Justice, and I have been convening: At the same time, Rhode Island’s excessive

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URI says sharks gonna eat all the penguins

Or something like that: BEIJING, Feb. 19 (Xinhuanet) — It’s been 40 million years since Antarctic waters were warm enough for sharks to lurk around and feed on polar prey, but rising ocean temperatures from global warming could eventually bring the toothy predators back, media reported Tuesday quoting scientists as saying. If sharks reenter Antarctic

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