Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: climate change

Trump’s defense secretary cites climate change as national security challenge

James Mattis’ unpublished testimony before a Senate panel recognizes a threat others in the administration reject or minimize.

Pakistan’s billion tree tsunami

How a reforestation campaign is tackling climate change.

Koch-connected dark money funds much more than climate denial

It's time to unravel the network of science deniers who claim the mantle of science and expose them for what they are.

Trump administration attempting to cut leading climate science agency budget

Deep budget cuts to the NOAA and other climate science agencies could threaten public safety and academic programs.

6 ways citizens across the U.S. are using science to build...

By collecting climate change data, monitoring air quality, and reverse-engineering insulin, locals are creating a more just and equitable society.

Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pushes natural gas as climate solution at...

Senator Cassidy assures his consituents there will be oversight, but how can he when he is sorely out of touch?

Must watch: Bernie Sanders and Bill Nye discuss climate change

“Instead of accepting that the climate is changing, deniers are denying the evidence and dismissing the authorities.”

Germany bans meat at all official functions to combat climate change

Because animal agriculture is responsible for a large percentage of greenhouse gas emissions, Germany’s Federal Minister for the Environment recently banned meat from being served at official functions.

The student-built website that keeps government climate data safe

Since Trump’s election, scientists have been scrambling to save climate change data sets. And one Michigan graduate student thought the more copies, the better.

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Will the left leverage today’s stock surge/unemployment gap shocker?

Fat cats play the system like hungry lions stalking prey. The progressive challenge is to educate more voters how our predatory system helps the rich get richer.
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My advice to the class of 2020

The multiple crises we’re facing are opportunities to remake this nation and the world, hopefully into more just societies.

4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

Climate change to heat up oceans at seven times their current rate

Rapid and inconsistent deep water heating will have a huge impact on ocean wildlife.