Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: climate change

The Doubt Machine: documentary explores Koch Brothers’ war on climate science

The Doubt Machine definitely adds some useful personal context and also draws the clear connections from the denial-sphere to the Koch brothers.

Radical Realism About Climate Change

If we fail, we should not be surprised if, just a few years from now, the planetary thermostat is under the control of a handful of states or military and scientific interests.

Gas pipeline explosion kills 1 and injures 5

Alabama is currently in a massive drought and is vulnerable to wildfires, making these events all the more dangerous.

Africa and the Paris Agreement: Which Way Forward?

While some African countries are among the 86 Parties that had ratified the Agreement by Oct. 27, an analysis revealed that most African NDCs are vague in their adaptation and mitigation aspirations.

First Statewide Carbon Tax Is What Our Climate Moment Demands

Climate scientists like me need to be clear about the global danger. Putting a price on CO2 would slow warming more effectively than any other policy tool we have available.

7 Solutions to the Climate Crisis

How we create energy with renewables is important. How we store this energy—so we can use it when needed—is just as critical.

From Norway to Peru, U.S. to Philippines, a Tsunami of Activists...

The cases currently in court will only see breakthroughs if supplemented with the strength of the global climate movement at large.

How a Climate Crisis Can Lead Farmers to Joint Planning and...

The time to make it happen is now. This will build capital based on trust and a common vision of a shared future.

Environmentalists Want Your Help Building a Climate Congress

A group of Californians are trying to crowdsource a Wiki on the environmental stances of candidates for the US House and Senate.

Josh Fox: Arrest of Journalists and Filmmakers Covering the Dakota Pipeline...

“These people are not accessories to the crime, they are the media. This is a constitutionally protected activity.”

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Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.
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Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP could be legally & morally liable for climate crisis...

Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.