Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: climate action

Why climate activists need to celebrate — even if we’re not...

The Inflation Reduction Act is not the best we can do for the climate, but claiming its success builds a more powerful movement for future wins.

Climate activists demand more from state lawmakers in wake of Supreme...

With the federal government’s ability to tackle climate change curtailed by the Supreme Court, activists are pressing climate-friendly state lawmakers to step up.

Revealed: How car and airline advertising ‘misleads’ the public and threatens...

The analysis found that car companies are touting “green” products and initiatives in the majority of their advertising while simultaneously using ads to push highly polluting vehicles such as SUVs.

When you can’t read anymore about climate, take action

Together, we’ll use our energy to create change to make people in power move at the rate we need to get the job done.

Climate-driven drought has risen 29% this century, will create 216 mn....

“If global warming reaches 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, as has been predicted, drought losses could be five times higher than they are today, with the largest increase in drought losses projected in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic regions of Europe.”

Increasing disasters are ‘setting humanity on a spiral of self-destruction,’ UN...

“The financial system really needs to get ahead of this curve, because otherwise there’s a lot of built-up risk that isn’t being priced into how we make decisions.”

How we stand up to Putin and stop climate catastrophe

The best way to contain Russia, and build a sustainable future, is with a carbon dividend.

Climate activist dies after setting himself on fire on Earth Day

“Most humans on the planet now breathe air made unhealthy by fossil fuels, and many die early deaths as a result – my early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves.”

Social media giants’ climate misinformation policies leave users ‘in the dark’:...

"Despite half of U.S. and U.K. adults getting their news from social media, social media companies have not taken the steps necessary to fight industry-backed deception," reads the report.

Can we afford a fair global climate transition?

The cost of transformation is not cheap, but consider the alternatives.

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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”

EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto Rico, covering 75,000...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

Parents like their public schools, no matter how much the charter school movement tells...

Branding public schools as “failed” institutions is more about politics than education.