Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: climate action

Worldwide #RiseForClimate events kick off to demand action on crisis of...

"Climate change is the defining issue of our time," say 350.org's executive director. "It is a crisis of democracy, justice, and human rights."

‘This is zero hour:’ Youth-led marches across the globe demand immediate...

"Climate change is our last chance to either fix colossal systems of inequality or reach a chaotic state where your privilege ultimately decides if you live or die."

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.

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Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."