Looking for an economic upside to climate change? Well at least we can get from Alaska to Finland easier. Turns out we’re estimated to have new shipping lanes over the Arctic by 2040. We’ll probably even need new maps. That will be helpful for travelling from your newly-tropical home in Homer to your other newly-tropical home in Helsinki, as long as they aren’t under water.
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Tags: Arctic, Climate change, Northwest Passage
Tags: Carbon tax, Climate change, Comics, debt, Elizabeth Kolbert, Obama
Elizabeth Kolbert penned an article in the latest New Yorker about the practicality–and political impossibility–of a carbon tax as part of a solution to the US debt crisis and fiscal cliff standoff. Now the editorial cartoonists are getting on board.
Tags: Climate change, Comics, Hurricane Irene, Hurricane Sandy
Tags: Climate change, Comics, Hurricane Sandy, polar bears, Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Climate change, debates, Mitt Romeny, Obama
Tags: Climate change, Hurricane Sandy
I wonder what this insane reporter in Atlantic City thinks about climate change…
Actually, “thinking” is probably not his strong suit.
Good luck, everyone.
Tags: Climate change, debates, election