Tag: global warming

The 97% Consensus.

The Consensus Project measured the level of consensus in published, peer-reviewed climate research that humans are causing global warming. In the most comprehensive analysis to date, they analysed 21 years worth of peer-reviewed papers on “global warming” or “global climate change”. Among the 12,465 papers, they identified over 4,014 abstracts authored by 10,188 scientists that stated a … Continue reading The 97% Consensus.

A tale of two futures.

Sustainable buildimgs or unsustainable climate change. A terrific video by the Rocky Mountain Institute (thanks to Joel Makower for highlighting). Today's existing buildings use 72% of USA's electricity, much of which is wasted. We cannot transform our energy system and prevent runaway climate change if America's commercial buildings continue to consume dirty fossil fuels at today's … Continue reading A tale of two futures.