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Wade M. Norris
Environmentalist, activist, sailor, festival & event producer, fundraiser, rock band singer, documentarian, politico, filmmaker, podcaster, therapist/counselor, and writer are among the many titles Wade M. Norris has held throughout the years. But above all, he is an empath and passionate human being first.
Since the summer of 2008 he has been a strong advocate for Pacific Islanders and indigenous people living on low-lying islands across the globe. He has covered their plight and served as a voice for those who are being hit the hardest by the effects of climate change and sea level rise, yet, they have the least to do with it.
From The Blog
A new Insurance company report reveals that a major insurer of properties is calling for action on Climate Change, highlighting the instability of being able to insure claims in a rapidly destabilizing environment: While the natural catastrophes of last year did not reach the same magnitude as the record–setting levels of 2017, it was a major year for CATs
Recent polling shows that Americans are starting to connect the dots between the record flood events of Hurricanes Michael and Florence and the mega forest fires on the West Coast to Climate Change. And that is shifting perspective not only on that issue but also how that issue will be part of the 2020 Presidential campaign issues. From the
Today, I saw something I have been waiting 5 years to see from this article in Science Magazine: Study says large-scale solar and wind installations in Sahara and Sahel could supply all of Earth’s electricity needs and then some: Extensive renewables development there would raise local nighttime temperatures while increasing rainfall and growth of vegetation, as well as cutting back
Pope Francis met with oil and gas executives and investors in a closed-door session at the Vatican on Saturday to sound the alarm on fossil fuels’ dire threat to humanity and urgently call for greater efforts to develop alternative energy. “There is no time to lose,” the pontiff told them. “This is a challenge of epochal proportions. Civilization requires energy, but energy
This is GOOD NEWS: A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of kids who want to force the government to do more to fight climate change. The San Francisco-based Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that it would be premature to dismiss the case based