Daniel Ross

Daniel Ross is a Los Angeles-based journalist with bylines in Truthout, the Guardian, FairWarning, Newsweek, YES! Magazine, Salon, Vice and a number of other publications.

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About 15 years ago, Texas introduced a renewable energy integration program that has led to wind and solar making up 20 percent of the state’s electricity supply, comparable to California. Other regions are playing catch-up. According to the Sierra Club, at least 131 cities and nine states, districts or territories across the U.S. have committed to 100 percent renewable energy goals within a certain timeframe. (Photo: Pixabay/Pexels) Views
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Can We Reach 100 Percent Renewable Energy in Time to Avert Climate Catastrophe?
Ten years ago, two climate scientists, Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi, published a groundbreaking article in Scientific American outlining a road map for becoming 100 percent reliant on energy generated by water, wind and sun by 2030. This was something that needed to be done “if the world has any...
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These regenerative farming practices also achieve one other key outcome — they improve the soil’s ability to sequester carbon. (Photo: file) Views
Friday, March 08, 2019
A Climate Change Solution No One’s Talking About: Better Land Use
It was a nightmarish Iowa blizzard in 1998 that made Seth Watkins rethink the way he farmed. Before then, he’d operated his family business—he raises livestock alongside hay and corn crops for feed—pretty much as his parents had, utilizing practices like monocropping and unseasonal calving cycles,...
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Sunday, October 21, 2018
Carbon Capture: What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report lays out a rather grim set of observations, predictions and warnings. Perhaps the biggest takeaway? That the world cannot warm more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (1.5°C) over pre-industrial levels without significant impacts. If the...
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Indeed, climate change has long been on the military’s radar. (Photo: Sgt. Jerry Rushing / U.S. Department of Defense) Views
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The U.S. Defense Department Is Losing the Battle Against Climate Change
A rock seawall protecting the Air Force’s Cape Lisburne Long Range Radar Station on the North East Alaska coast is under increasing duress from extreme weather patterns affecting Arctic sea ice. early $50 million has been spent replacing vulnerable parts of the wall already. In 2013, a late summer...
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