Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: climate change

Unique climate change has no natural cause

European and U.S. scientists have cleared up a point that has been nagging away at climate science for decades: not only is...

Huge wildfires in the Arctic and far North send a planetary...

Arctic regions are still burning and that fire is more than just a local problem for all of us.

Fossil fuel drilling could be contributing to climate change by heating...

Underground reserves of oil have existed for far longer than humans have exploited them – we know worryingly little about the consequences of emptying them.

Clean energy produces billions in health benefits, study finds

"This research shows that renewables pay for themselves through health benefits alone."

World’s forest animal population drops 53% since 1970: WWF report

The global population of forest-dwelling vertebrates has plummeted in the period between 1970 and 2014, according to a study published Tuesday by...

We ignore thousands of threatened plant species at our own peril

Kokia drynarioides is a small but significant flowering tree endemic to Hawaii’s dry forests. Native Hawaiians used its large, scarlet flowers to...

Global sea-level rise began accelerating ‘30 years earlier’ than previously thought

Global sea level rise began to accelerate in the 1960s, 30 years earlier than suggested by previous assessments, a new study finds.

Deniers deflated as climate reality hits home

It's time for deniers to accept evidence and reason or get the hell out of the way.

‘We won’t be intimidated,’ declare campaigners after ExxonMobil accused of pressuring...

"Exxon is polluting these proceedings just like it has polluted our communities."

People don’t need to ‘believe’ in climate change to act on...

Skiing and glacier-viewing are two of the most popular tourist draws in Washington state's North Cascades communities of Glacier and Concrete, but...

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Leaked documents show Brazil’s Bolsonaro has grave plans for Amazon rainforest

democraciaAbierta has seen a PowerPoint presentation that shows that Bolsonaro’s government intends to use hate speech to isolate minorities of the Amazon.

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

‘Game-changer’: Sanders unveils Green New Deal plan detailing 10-Year mobilization to avert climate catastrophe,...

"This is a pivotal moment in the history of America—and really, in the history of humanity."

‘A Green New Deal, but for guns’: Parkland students propose groundbreaking gun policy

"If we require a license to drive a car, we should certainly require a license to own a gun."

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...