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Hanukkah is over, Christmas is right around the corner, and the calendar is about to flip a digit to bring us into 2019. Which means it’s time for Sierra magazine’s annual roundup of the most important environmental stories of the past year. 

“Most important” doesn’t necessarily mean “biggest.” Sure, some of the stories here came via front-page headlines and attracted a lot of clicks. Other top...

Author: stephanie@creativeiandd.com (stephanie)
Posted: December 22, 2018, 3:28 pm
Greenland is melting

Greenland to learn about how quickly the ice sheet is melting and the effect it has on the planet.

Posted: December 22, 2018, 3:25 pm
How Climate Change Is Gentrifying Miami Housing

King tides and rising sea levels are creating an affordable housing crisis in Miami, Florida.

Posted: December 22, 2018, 3:21 pm
15 PLANTS YOU CAN EASILY GROW IN YOUR OWN KITCHEN

Just look at these incredible plants, which you can easily grow in your own kitchen! Find out how to grow an exotic pineapple, celery, grass in the eggshells, make natural homemade coffee fertilizer. Pay special attention to the plants that should be in every home such as: aloe vera, the best plant for the bedroom, unlike others, it provides the room with oxygen at night; decorative lemon tree,...

Posted: December 22, 2018, 3:14 pm
How To Grow An Apple Tree From SEED to FRUIT

Can you Grow an Apple Tree from Seed? You may have asked yourself this question before, I know I have. I’m here to tell you that you can, and I can show you how! I harvested Apples from a tree I planted after only 3 years!! Now I have my own Apple variety, the Prigioni Apple!! Please share this video with others so we can get as many Apple trees planted from seed as possible. Let’s get some new...

Posted: December 22, 2018, 3:05 pm
What If All The Ice Melted On Earth? ft. Bill Nye

Global warming is a long-term rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system, an aspect of climate change shown by temperature measurements and by multiple effects of the warming

Posted: December 22, 2018, 2:53 pm

A new survey finds that the region has contributed almost an inch to rising seas since 1971.

By Chris Mooney

new scientific survey has found that the glaciers of the Arctic are the world’s biggest contributors to rising seas, shedding ice at an accelerating rate that now adds well over a millimeter to the level of the ocean every year.

That is considerably more ice melt than Antarctica is con...

Author: m_p_harward@msn.com (harma)
Posted: December 22, 2018, 2:32 pm
Soil Matters

Soil really does matter! Join our distinguished panelists and learn about climate change's hottest topic - Soil! Find out how soil’s ability to absorb carbon from the atmosphere may hold the key to solving the massive environmental problems caused by climate change. Panelists include: Ryland Engelhart and Calla Rose Ostrander of Kiss the Ground; Scott Murray, organic farmer and resource conserv...

Posted: December 12, 2018, 8:52 am
Official Kiss the Ground Film Trailer

The Official Kiss the Ground Film Trailer

Posted: December 12, 2018, 8:47 am

I was recently asked to speak about climate change communication at a large gathering of geoscientists. How do we change minds and move beyond political polarization? I know what doesn’t work: more data. Think of your average member of the general public as Reviewer 2: he’s made up his mind, he’s completely impervious to facts, and he probably dislikes you personally. This isn’t exactly fair—I’...

Author: nancy@greengirlmedia.biz (Nancy Kenney)
Posted: December 12, 2018, 8:22 am