Tag Archives: global warming

Cronkite reported on climate change in 1980

April 5, 2015 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor Thirty-five years ago, the “most trusted man in America,” Walter Cronkite ran a story on his nightly newscast regarding global warming and climate change. Since then hundreds pf scientific studies have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cap and Dividend makes economic and logical sense

January 15, 2015 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor. Editor’s note: This was written in response to an Evansville Courier and Press opinion piece by one Robert Adams that appeared in the Courier & Press on January 7, 2015. I am surprised … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Price of Carbon

March 20, 2013-via Climate Reality and Reggie Watts Carbon pollution is not only disrupting our lives, it’s hitting our wallets. Comedian and musician Reggie Watts shows how, laying out the billion-dollar connection between fossil-fuel energy and dirty weather events like … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama gives homage to Climate Change in his Inaugural Address

January 21, 2013-Inaugural Address of Barack Obama. Barack Obama mentioned Climate Change in his address today: “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity. We will respond to the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A sweltering planet’s agenda-A Washington Post Editorial

January 15, 2013-A Washington Post Editorial. Editor’s note: Valley Watch has long called for a carbon tax that would be refunded to people on an equal basis so that poor people who use little energy could actually benefit from it. We … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Seasonal confusion reigns. But we can’t mention that climate change is happening in the tri-state.

December 3, 2012 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor Yes it is December and yes most honey bees disappear in late October but this year with November hurricanes and continuing drought encompassing much of the United States, it is clear … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Climate Likely to Be on Hotter Side of Projections

November 9, 2012-Press Release from NASA A new NASA-funded study by the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colo., finds climate model projections that show a greater rise in global temperature are likely to prove more accurate than those showing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Environmental collapse now a serious threat: scientists

June 8, 2012-By Agence France-Presse Climate change, population growth and environmental destruction could cause a collapse of the ecosystem just a few generations from now, scientists warned on Wednesday in the journal Nature. The paper by 22 top researchers said … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Has Spring really Sprung or is it just simply climate change?

January 30, 2012-by John Blair, valley watch.net editor. Sure crocuses have bloomed in January before and mild weather has marked previous winters in the Tri-State, but it seems that everyone is talking these days bout the fact that even in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment