Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Addressing the climate crisis strengthens economies, new research finds

"Combating climate change is not a matter for one country. It requires collective action and cooperation from all countries around the world."

On Green Energy, Ethiopia Leaves US in the Dust

Ethiopia is doing almost no damage to the Earth by its carbon emissions—far from that of the U.S. And now the country's government wants to cut even those tiny emissions. Shame on America.

Reducing air pollution has helped children in northeast U.S., study finds

“Because of biological vulnerability, developing fetuses and young [children] are disproportionately affected by air pollution and climate change.”
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Climate change fuels hellfire in the City of Angels

Warm, dry climate change conditions have made housing in LA's "Wildland-Urban Interface" dangerous.

A planet of missing beauties

In truth, in this coronaviral moment of ours, our world is being transformed before our eyes into one of missing beauties.

How corporate lawyers made it harder to punish companies that destroy electronic evidence

Federal judges were penalizing big companies for destroying emails and other evidence. So the companies lobbied to have the rules changed. Since then, a ProPublica analysis shows, the rate at which judges issue penalties has fallen by more than half.

Inferno

The inferno this planet threatens to become.

Shell’s Permian Basin sell-off unlikely to reduce climate pollution

“You’re not reducing emissions, you're just transferring who produces them.”
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Indigenous communities on the frontline as two climate change-fueled hurricanes slam Central America

“It’s caused a lot of damages to the most vulnerable peoples, which tends to be Indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants and Black communities all across Central America.”

Living near a toxic waste site could lower life expectancy by a year, study...

“The long-term effect of the flooding and repetitive exposure has an effect that can transcend generations.”