Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: climate change

Labor Day 2050: How Global Warming Threatens Labor Productivity

Higher CO2 levels directly harm human cognition.

Seals Reveal How Antarctic Sea Ice Melt Affects Ocean Currents

A southern elephant seal has been pressed into service as an all-weather submersible to investigate and record data from the polynya system of the southern ocean sea ice.

World’s Largest Natural Sanctuary Grows Thanks to Obama

This new expansion will cover over 7,000 marine species in Hawaii.

Climate Change and the 1,000-Year Flood in Baton Rouge: When Will...

There is growing grass-roots activism directly confronting the extraction and transport of fossil fuels in addition to raising awareness of climate change.

Instead of Supporting Trump, Here’s What the Koch Brothers are Doing...

The Koch Brothers have started a pro-fossil fuel front group, “Fueling U.S. Forward,” that seeks to get the public emotionally invested in fossil fuels as being “pro-human.”

Trump Tours Flood-Ravaged Louisiana But Thinks Climate Change Is A Hoax

He talked to volunteers and victims, signed autographs, and left.

For Future Summer Olympics, Climate Change Is No Game

At the U.S. Olympic marathon trials held in Los Angeles to choose the team for the Rio Olympic Games this year, 30 percent of the runners dropped out of the race due to the heat. It will be even worse 4 years from now.

NASA: July Was Earth’s Hottest Month in Recorded History

Hello global warming: not only is 2016 shaping up to be the hottest year on record, but July 2016 is officially the warmest month of any in a data record that can be extended back to the nineteenth century.

Massive Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked to Fracking

This The 2,500-square mile hot spot, located in the Four Corners region of the southwest United States, is more than triple a standard ground-based estimate and is a huge contributor to global warming.

To Stop Climate Change, Don’t Just Cut Carbon. Redistribute Wealth.

Climate disruption is inextricably linked to economic inequality. Serious climate solutions must be, too.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

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

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.