Tag Archives: climate change

Oceans Facing Carbon Rates Which Spurred Mass Die-Off 250 Million Years Ago

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/04/10/oceans-facing-carbon-rates-which-spurred-mass-die-250-million-years-ago Published on Friday, April 10, 2015 by Common Dreams University of Edinburgh researchers warn that the carbon emissions that drove a mass extinction event some 252 million years ago were released at a rate similar to today … Continue reading

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Melting Ice Slows Down Ocean Circulation

The Atlantic Conveyor Belt is a system of ocean currents that bring warm temperatures and important nutrients to the waters off of East Coast America and Western Europe. But as global warming melts ice in Greenland, the influx of fresh … Continue reading

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Years of Living Dangerously—March 27, Harrisburg

March 27, 6:00 p.m. Unitarian Church of Harrisburg, 1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg Light supper provided—watch two episodes (one hour each), with time for food and discussion. Open to Public—bring a friend Suggest RSVP to Rachel mark at rachelmark@paonline.com. This groundbreaking … Continue reading

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Thanks to Climate Change, Arctic Sea Ice at Lowest Levels Ever Recorded

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/03/20/thanks-climate-change-arctic-sea-ice-lowest-levels-ever-recorded Published on Friday, March 20, 2015 by Common Dreams National Snow and Ice Data Center researchers find ‘Arctic is being seriously impacted by our warming climate’ By Sarah Lazare, staff writer Blue sky begins to break through … Continue reading

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When Legally Liable, Companies Don’t Dispute Global Warming

Corbin Hiar and Manuel Quiñones, E&E reporters Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 U.S. coal companies that are publicly skeptical of man-made climate change acknowledge in mandatory financial disclosures the widely accepted scientific link between fossil fuel emissions and a warming … Continue reading

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President of Union of Concerned Scientists to Speak on Responses to Global Climate Change—April 6, Harrisburg

Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists will be at Widener Law, 3800 Vartan Way in Room A180 on Monday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. His talk, Climate Change, Climate Action: The Path Forward will give an overview … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Stabilized in 2014

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions flatlined globally in 2014, while the world economy grew. The International Energy Agency reports that this marks “the first time in 40 years in which there was a halt or reduction in emissions of the greenhouse … Continue reading

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Clean Air Board Community Meeting—February 5, Carlisle

Come talk with us as Dr. Mort Rubenstein and Michael Mark discuss climate change and carbon!  At the Clean Air Board community meeting, Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., Second Presbyterian Church, 528 Garland Drive, Carlisle.

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The Future is Calling Us to Greatness: Evidential Inspiration and Climate Hope—October 22, Harrisburg

Wednesday, October 22, 7:00 p.m. Unitarian Church of Harrisburg, 1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg With Rev. Michael Dowd and Connie Barlow Science and religion must work together if humanity is to survive the 21st century. Humans have unwittingly become a planetary … Continue reading

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Climate Justice: Faith in Action (PA Interfaith Power & Light Annual Conference)—October 26, Philadelphia

PA IPL’s 2014 Annual Conference October 26    2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Check-in, fellowship, and green resources fair begin at 1:00 Summit Presbyterian Church, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia This conference will bring together clergy and lay leaders of all faiths (members of … Continue reading

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