Oregon, first state to pass a law to go coal free
Originally Posted on March 24, 2016
This from @ClimateReality - thanks for sharing!
This is incredible! Oregon is the first state in the US to pass a law to become coal-free #ClimateHopepic.twitter.com/E2Gcz446ZG
Momentum! A good example of when States, Cities, Regions take independent action.
Momentum important in light of the paper just released by James Hansen and a team of scientists:
Take away: Former NASA climate director James Hansen and a team of scientists claim a mechanism in the climate could rapidly raise sea levels by meters.
“We’re in danger of handing young people a situation that’s out of their control,”
Back Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/23/science/global-warming-sea-level-carbo...
The Paper: http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3761/2016/acp-16-3761-2016.pdf