It’s getting hot in here

The fact the world is getting warmer isn’t a newsflash, or, it shouldn’t be at least. But just how much warmer is it getting? According to a Feb. 21 report from Climate Central: though the U.S. as a whole has seen a trend that raised annual average temperatures by 1.3°F, winter has seen the fastest…

“Journey to the edge of climate change”

  Steps: The Ride Greener Film is promising to be the “first climate-friendly snowboard and ski movie of its kind.” It’s a group of snowboarders and skiers who are trying to find a more sustainable way to pursue their passions. Check out the trailer.

Repurposing tidal marshes

  The San Jose Mercury News has a riveting web media series on how coastal communities are being affected by sea-level rise as brought on by climate change.  In the latest accompanying article from Feb. 23, the Mercury News writes that “as global warming escalates, San Francisco Bay’s existing flood protection system will be no…

Powder Magazine’s “A Year Out from Sochi”

Climate change. Migrant works abuse. Test runs. Powder Magazine takes a good look at Sochi, Russia, where the 2014 Winter Olympics will take place. The piece is by Ryan Dunfee, whose been keeping an eye on things in Russia. Will there be enough snow? But Russian president, Vladimir Putin, may be a bigger headache then…