Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Tag: carbon emissions

Concentration of CO2 hits record high

“The saddest thing is that this won’t be breaking news. And basically no one understands the full meaning of this.”

House Dems introduce the CLEAN Future Act

This new proposal aims to have the U.S. reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Stanford study says renewable power eliminates argument for using carbon capture...

“I call these solutions 'magic' because they are unlikely to accomplish much in the real world except to distract our attention from the necessary work of cutting emissions.”

Extinction Rebellion’s car-free streets showcase the possibility of a beautiful, safe...

Standing in the middle of a usually busy central London street during Extinction Rebellion’s protests, the air noticeably cleaner, the area quieter,...

Trump admin to officially revoke California’s waiver to set stricter emissions...

In its latest move to undermine action on the climate crisis, the Trump administration will formally rescind California's waiver to set stricter auto emissions standards under...

Big Pharma emits more greenhouse gases than the automotive industry

Healing people is no justification for killing the planet.

‘Thinned by extraordinary amounts:’ Glaciers in Antarctica melting at accelerating rates

Glaciers in Antarctica are melting at an alarming rate. According to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letter,...

Plastics industry on track to burn through 14% of world’s remaining...

“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 passes world’s largest carbon reduction effort to combat climate...

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."

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at highest level since the...

"So, the modern climate change we see is big, really big; even by standards of Earth history."

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Wall Street wins—again

A relief package for whom?

Factory farms create the perfect conditions to spread viral infections like COVID-19

An alarming 75 percent of new or emerging diseases start in animals.