Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: climate crisis

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.

Future heat wave?

Count on this, too: climate change on its present course ever upwards is going to become the true inflation of the future, as well as an issue, possibly the issue, in any election season.

8 billion people: Four ways climate change and population growth combine...

Of the multitude of climate-related adverse health effects, there are four great public health concerns for a growing population.

US mega-banks behind 1/3 of climate-destroying oil and gas expansion: Report

"Global banks' top fossil fuel clients amount to a rogues' gallery of bad actors."

An economist that future economists—and societies—will dare not ignore

Herman Daly helped us understand, our environment has no real shot at renewal.

By 2030, poor nations will need $2.4 trillion per year to...

"Humanity has a choice: cooperate or perish. It is either a climate solidarity pact—or a collective suicide pact."

4 of 5 world cities faced ‘significant climate hazards’ in 2022,...

“The more cities know about those risks and benefits, and the more they engage citizens in the work they’re doing to confront the climate crisis, the faster they can make progress.”

New Jersey sues five oil companies, alleging decades of ‘concealment’ and...

The New Jersey legal campaign, like the others, seeks compensation from the oil industry for the large and growing destructive cost of the worsening climate crisis.  

World bank continues financing fossil fuels despite climate crisis

A new report finds that while the multilateral development bank tries to position itself as a climate leader, it still supports gas pipelines, refineries, and gas export terminals.

Will 2022 mark the turning point in the climate crisis?

This year the international community might finally be getting serious about climate change.

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Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken food system

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.