Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: climate crisis

Sunrise Movement: Dems must address climate crisis as DNC drops pledge...

It is “disappointing to see” Democrats back away from the pledge, but adds that as long as social movements sustain pressure, “it will be a priority for the Biden administration, should they win in November.”

Two Canadian ice caps disappear completely

“We’ve long known that as climate change takes hold, the effects would be especially pronounced in the Arctic.”

Big oil knew climate change could be ‘catastrophic.’ study shows heat...

“Our data indicate that with the continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions, the temperature effects of climate change are projected to be five times deadlier than recent U.S. flu seasons."

‘Has BP just woken up to the #ClimateEmergency?’ Oil giant announces...

Climate activists say this latest effort, even if motivated by monetary loss for BP rather than concern for the environment, is a win.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Coastal flooding trend to continue as climate crisis escalates

"America's coastal communities and their economies are suffering from the effects of high tide flooding, and it's only going to increase in the future."

New Jersey becomes the first state to add the climate crisis...

“This generation of students will feel the effects of climate change more than any other, and it is critical that every student is provided an opportunity to study and understand the climate crisis.”

The solutions to the climate crisis no one is talking about

We deserve a world without fossil fuels. A world in which workers and communities thrive and our shared climate comes before industry profits.

Big oil foresaw extreme flooding now predicted to hit US coasts...

While society generally may not yet understand these consequences, major oil companies have understood the risks of climate change driving these impacts for decades.

Avenger planet

Is the COVID-19 pandemic mother nature’s response to human transgression?

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Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."