Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Other casualties of Putin’s war in Ukraine: Russia’s climate goals and science

Environmental concerns are at risk of being laid aside during wartime.

UN: Four key climate indicators broke records in 2021

“Today’s State of the Climate report is a dismal litany of humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption. Fossil fuels are a dead end—environmentally and economically.”

Revealed: How car and airline advertising ‘misleads’ the public and threatens climate action

The analysis found that car companies are touting “green” products and initiatives in the majority of their advertising while simultaneously using ads to push highly polluting vehicles such as SUVs.

Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

When you can’t read anymore about climate, take action

Together, we’ll use our energy to create change to make people in power move at the rate we need to get the job done.

New study warns to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, abandon ‘developed reserves’ of fossil...

There should not only be no new development of oil and gas fields or coal mines, but also abandon 40 percent of "developed reserves" of fossil fuels.

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

Cutting air pollutants could save more than 50,000 US lives each year, study says

The polluting activities rely mostly on the burning of fossil fuels and so are significant producers of the carbon dioxide emissions driving climate change.

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.