Tag: carbon emissions
Healing people is no justification for killing the planet.
Glaciers in Antarctica are melting at an alarming rate. According to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letter,...
“Really the surest solution to dealing with the problem of plastics and climate is to reduce plastic production, to keep the fossil fuels in the ground, to move towards eliminating the use of single-use plastics and non-essential plastics.”
New York passed the Climate Mobilization Act on Thursday, which is the world's "largest single carbon reduction effort that any city, anywhere, has ever put forward."
"So, the modern climate change we see is big, really big; even by standards of Earth history."
"[D]espite major growth in renewables, global emissions are still rising, demonstrating once again that more urgent action is needed on all fronts."
"Without rapid cuts in CO2 and other greenhouse gases, climate change will have increasingly destructive and irreversible impacts on life on Earth."
It sets up an unprecedented legal battle between California and the federal government while breaking with decades of practice on regulating tailpipe pollution.
Worried about momentum for carbon taxes, climate deniers go on attack via right-wing media.
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