Friday, January 22, 2021

Tag: climate crisis

Amazon rainforest will collapse by 2064, new study predicts

“A forest cannot survive if its canopy needs more than 4 years to recover from a yearly [drought] event.”

These are some climate stories that flew under the radar in...

“To put it simply, the state of the planet is broken.”

President-elect Joe Biden appoints his environmental team

“Folks, we're in a crisis. We literally have no time to waste...”

Major US bank promises not to fund Arctic drilling

“Nearly 30 major banks around the world (now including all 6 major U.S. banks!) have concluded that funding new Arctic drilling is far too risky and bad for business.”

‘Major hurdle’ cleared as youth activists advance historic climate case

“These brave young people have cleared a major hurdle in their pursuit of a judgment which compels European governments to accelerate their climate mitigation efforts.”

Pandemic lockdowns caused ‘just a tiny blip’ in climate-polluting emissions, WMO...

The news comes as it's more critical than ever to seriously tackle rising global emissions.

‘Historic’ court ruling will force France to justify its climate targets

The court is now demanding answers from the government.

Automakers show ‘concerning’ lack of engagement on human rights and climate,...

The analysis of 30 car companies found the auto sector to be the worst performing corporate sector ever assessed by World Benchmarking Alliance's human rights benchmark.

President-Elect Biden: Time for YOU to follow the science

A president can do a lot in battling climate change, without Congressional approval, through executive orders and EPA regulations. Obama’s record was mixed and hesitant. Biden will need to do many times better.

Norway’s Supreme Court to decide on climate lawsuit challenging offshore Arctic...

“To disregard this is to disregard Norway’s international responsibilities and science.”

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

Former US Marine charged with assaulting police officers during Capitol riots

“What are we supposed to do? Supreme Court’s not helping us. No one’s helping us. Only us can help us. Only we can do it.”

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.

The Capitol insurrection and white supremacist infiltration of U.S. Police

Domestic terrorism from far-right groups is a significant threat to America’s safety and security.

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.