Special To Topanga Journal Motorists will be detoured to Malibu Canyon Road and Las Virgenes Road Full overnight closures of Topanga Canyon Blvd (SR-27) between
Special To Topanga Journal The Earth experienced five mass extinctions before the one we are living through now. Yes, you heard it correctly, “living through
With Thanks to The Progressive Magazine The environmental policy centerpiece of the Democratic House of Representatives is what’s now known as “The Green New Deal.”
Special To Topanga Journal Motorists should expect full closures of Topanga Canyon Blvd (State Route 27) the week of April 8 through April 11 from
In 2015, the Paris Agreement set a target of no more than 2°C global warming above pre-industrial temperature levels. A secondary target of no more than 1.5°C global warming was also set as an aspirational goal. Human-induced warming reached approximately 1°C above pre-industrial levels in 2017, increasing at 0.2°C per decade, according to The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report released October 8, 2018. This means we’re half way to the catastrophic number of 2°C warming we as a human race have been warned about. The most significant part of the report is we’ve already as a global community reached a dangerous point with just the 1°C warming. We’re already seeing the effects on our global climate from a single degree of global warming pre-industrial levels.
“We’re almost out of time.” A few weeks ago, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report warning people about climate change. Limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) would require “rapid, dramatic changes in how governments, industries and societies function.”
hues of green and blue, colors of land, of sea, and sky
fragile structure filled with knowledge of educated hope
storms brewing, sea levels rising and we know why
climate is changing and denied by a small orange dope
Special To Topanga Journal The origin of the Woolsey fire is still under official investigation, according to Cal Fire. “At this time the fire’s origin
Special To Topanga Journal Since the height of the industrial revolution, humans have been emitting pollution at unprecedented rates. Pollutants known as “greenhouse gases” (GHGs)
Special To Topanga Journal Climate change has a direct impact on Topanga Creek and the waterways it drains into, most notably the Santa Monica Bay.