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Tag: climate action

We just experienced 400 straight months of unusual warmth

"We live in and share a world that is unequivocally, appreciably and consequentially warmer than just a few decades ago, and our world continues to warm."

Respect existence or expect resistance

“It’s time that we take responsibility for our own lives … that we create a world which gives us the power to act, instead of hoping that other people will solve problems.”

There was progress at the Global Climate Summit. Now urgent action...

To create a climate-safe world doesn't simply require impressive targets for the next two decades – it requires urgent action in the next two years.

Nicaragua to sign Paris agreement, leaving Trump alone with Syria

Ortega's move leaves Trump in a two-member club with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, one of the world's most brutal dictators.

These companies support climate action, so why are they funding opposition...

A tale of Paris climate agreement supporters, political spending and unintended consequences.

Why hurricanes Harvey and Irma won’t lead to action on climate...

The hurricanes of Harvey and Irma will be a catalyst for a new age of realism regarding the hazards of climate change.

Scientists: Climate change may wipe out third of world’s parasites, with...

The loss of species of lice, fleas and worms could have profound ripple effects on the environment and might pave the way for new parasites to colonize humans and other animals with disastrous health outcomes.

Hurricane Harvey must prompt clarity, anger and action

We must realize we are no longer powerless to understand the world’s greatest challenge, but empowered to tackle it.

How Exxon used the New York Times to make you question...

These oil companies were not as naive or uncertain as they long pretended to be.

Activists demand climate refugees be recognized

Campaign for legal recognition of climate refugees would be a long struggle.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe to block Keystone...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

Six dictators who divided children from parents

Separating children from their families has been characteristic of the biggest dictators of the modern era.

First plaintiff goes to trial against Monsanto claiming RoundUp to blame for terminal cancer

With thousands of cases being brought against Monsanto, the company's infamous weed-killer, RoundUp, is to blame by many cancer sufferers.

The Bible’s message on separating immigrant children from parents is a lot different from...

Scripture commands Christians to help the poor, to recognize the importance of the family, and to criticize unjust laws.

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