The summer months used to herald an increase in the insect population, resulting in the need to clean your car’s windshield. In recent summers, scientists have noticed an alarming trend of fewer insects and cleaner windshields. A. Karim Ahmed examines the “Windshield Phenomenon” and what it means for our planet.
“Earth knows how to heal herself,
if we just let her.”
A new poem by Lynn Johnson
by A. Karim Ahmed While leading industrial and developing nations are finally taking resolute steps to curb greenhouse gas emissions, their current energy policies – still largely dependent on fossil fuels – are insufficient to avoid many dire consequences of climate change. Unless average global temperature is halted at 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, […]
Over 200,000 people marched in Washington D.C on Saturday, April 29, braving the sweltering (and unseasonal) heat to call for climate justice. With signs, costumes, and unwavering determination, we marched from the Capitol to the White House.
The proposal to slash the annual fiscal budget of the Environmental Protection Agency by the Trump administration is morally bankrupt. In doing so, it rejects its statutory responsibility to protect the most vulnerable members of our society.