A surprising number of Jewish artists are in the forefront of the climate change movement. Simi Horwitz sits down with these enviro-artists who are remaking their worlds. And ours.
When it comes to climate change, we’ve all taken our eye off the ball, writes J.J. Goldberg. But the news from this summer should alarm us all over again.
A slew of new reports reinforces the truth of climate change and the effect it’s having in real time. So why, asks J.J. Goldberg, are more Americans less concerned than ever about the issue?
Most of us will soon forget the recent polar vortex, like other cold snaps and heat waves. But we do so at our peril — especially on Tu B’Shvat, when our tradition tells us to respect nature.
It’s tougher than you might think to link tornadoes — like the deadly Oklahoma one that killed dozens — to climate change. But the least we can do is help the victims.
The Guardian cites a new report from Price Waterhouse Cooper Consulting saying the world is on track for an average global temperature increase of 6 degrees C (10.8 F) by the end of the century at current rates of carbon emission, with catastrophic implications for human life.
The Associated Press has a fascinating, must-read report today about an international gathering of scholars convened last month by Britain’s Royal Society to consider the last-ditch prospect of preventing global warming by developing ways of blocking out the sun.