Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Arctic

Arctic warming & climate change ‘should be the number one urgent...

What happens in the Arctic is now affecting us all.

Arctic word games or Indigenous survival?

Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response (an idea that was trashed by the Trump administration).

New study shows the Arctic has entered an ‘unprecedented state’ that...

The study is a massive conglomeration of nearly 50 years of research.

‘Huge victory for our oceans:’ Trump effort to open Arctic to...

"Experts in environmental law estimate that the Trump administration has now lost about 40 environmental cases in federal courts."

Arctic drilling a go with recent approval from the Trump administration

“This project sets us down a dangerous path of destroying the Arctic. An oil spill in the Arctic would be impossible to clean up and the region is already stressed by climate change.”

‘Unprecedented’ heat wave fueling Arctic fires made more than twice as...

"But equally there is no doubt that we can and should constrain the increasing likelihood of all kinds of extreme weather events by restricting greenhouse gas emissions as sharply as possible."

Grassroots fighters for the Arctic Refuge take the case to DC

We must stand for the protection of the Arctic Refuge and ask our representatives to do the same.

‘Nowhere is immune:’ Researchers find record levels of microplastics in Arctic...

"It suggests that microplastics are now ubiquitous within the surface waters of the world's ocean."

90 percent of Outer Continental Shelf of US coast in jeopardy

“President Trump is once again defying a majority of American citizens, states, and businesses.”

GOP tax bill: How the environment lost

“The environment is the clear loser, with calamitous consequences for all Americans."

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.