Tom Cotter

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The reality of climate change can no longer be ignored


US Generals explain why it is a global problem requiring global solutions.


Convincing Congress to Act on Climate Change

By Judy Wiess


Compelling arguments for Congressional climate change action were offered by Ernie Cohen in his Nov. 22 letter to the editor, but he omitted the strongest argument: Justice.

Scientists agree carbon dioxide emissions must be reduced to stabilize the climate and protect the long-term health…


8-Year old girl marches to help save Yosemite National Park


Allison is an 8-year old living in Fresno, California. This wide-eyed girl is on a mission to see Hetch Hechy Valley in…


Is the California CO2 tax a sign we will kick the carbon habit?


The terminal illness is progressing. Will we change our habits and choose a treatment in time?

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Just the facts, ma’am.

Enough sunlight falls on the earth’s surface every hour to meet world energy demand for an entire year.

Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in the central eastern portion of California, United States.


The reality of climate change can no longer be ignored


US Generals explain why it is a global problem requiring global solutions.


State of the solar union in 2012


In an economy plagued by high unemployment and slow growth, the solar industry continues to experience healthy expansion with an optimistic future. A recent…


Can solar calm the coming storm?


Going solar is a part of solving the climate disruption we are experiencing.

Though climate change failed to emerge as a topic during the…