Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: climate change

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit highest level in 3...

"The rate of rise in the last decade has been faster than previous decades."

Indigenous blockades don’t just decry destruction—they affirm life

The whole world should be standing behind the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their clans and their vision for a different future.

Exposé shows rise of Heartland Institute’s climate denial efforts overseas, using...

A German sting shines more light on Heartland Institute's tactics.

10 species climate change could push to extinction

Species are finding less food, more competition for limited resources, or inhospitable conditions to which they can’t adapt fast enough.

Colorado River has lost 1.5 billion tons of water to the...

"A decline in flows of this magnitude will present a significant challenge to all inhabitants in the Colorado River Basin."

Humanity’s survival on earth starts with having smaller families

A human rights-based approach to family planning will help reduce the ecological impact of population growth.

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."

How to raise climate-resilient kids

In the face of climate change, children need positive stress as well as compassion to maintain mental health and inform their responses.

First city in Kentucky passes resolution to be 100 percent renewable...

"My hope is that Louisville’s accomplishment will become a model for cities throughout Kentucky and an impetus for changes in state policy..."

‘Mass murder’: New report says air pollution from fossil fuel combustion...

“Moving our energy generation sector from fossil fuels to renewables is an essential step towards preventing catastrophic climate change and protecting our health.”

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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.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

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

A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Trump’s COVID-19 power grab

In his mind, the coronavirus crisis is just another opportunity.