Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: climate crisis

Climate change isn’t just making cyclones worse, it’s making the floods...

Amphan Mark II need not be as destructive as we’ve projected if the world’s governments act now to meet Paris agreement climate goals.

Can we abandon pollutive fossil fuels and avoid an energy crisis?

When it comes to maintaining energy flows, there is a closing window to avert both climate catastrophe and economic peril.

Climate crisis is speeding the water cycle, satellite data reveals

“This higher amount of water circulating in the atmosphere could also explain the increase in rainfall that is being detected in some polar areas, where the fact that it is raining instead of snowing is speeding up the melting."

Climate emergency: India’s unprecedented heat wave blights wheat crops, adding to...

Oil is behind both catastrophes, war and the climate disaster.

Climate crisis and big agriculture threaten insects worldwide

A new study found that the combination of habitat loss caused by big agriculture and climate change are having a drastic impact on global insect populations.

Individuals are not to blame for the climate crisis

Generation Z has grown up in the shadow of the climate crisis. Global leaders promised they would act. But despite grave warnings...

2021: Year in review for climate change wins and losses

As the climate crisis worsens, the calls for more aggressive action grow louder. 2021 saw more business as usual, industry obfuscation and delay, but also some reasons for optimism.

Climate crisis at the top of the world

Global orders and catastrophic change...

Vicious cycle of increasing wealth gaps, disproportionate climate harms is worsening...

“Global inequalities seem to be about as great today as they were at the peak of western imperialism in the early 20th century.”

A future with little to no snow? What that means for...

A new study hopes to inspire water managers — and the rest of us — to begin planning for how climate change will dramatically reduce snowpack.

POPULAR

Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.