Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: climate science

Warmer, drier spring to bring worsening drought to US, NOAA report...

Likely worsening conditions in many of the areas already experiencing drought could lead to additional heatwaves.

Scientists fear soaring methane levels show climate feedback loop has arrived

Rapidly rising levels of atmospheric methane are "very bad news for humanity and the planet," warned one observer.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

Legal action against high emitters failing to use latest climate science,...

Most of the lawsuits analyzed did not quantify the extent to which climate change was responsible for the impacts suffered by plaintiffs, known as “attribution science”.

As QAnon conspiracy spreads on the far right, climate science deniers...

“The new addition to this history of climate capitalism is the capitalism behind the clicks, the monetizing of disinformation that happens on all the platforms.”

Bill McKibben on Earth Day at 50: We must stop subsidizing...

Half a century later, in the middle of a pandemic, protests planned around the world have moved online, and the Trump administration has gutted the EPA, rolled back fuel economy standards and eased the enforcement of pollution regulations.

Meet the climate science deniers who downplayed COVID-19 risks

American Council on Science and Health is one of several organizations promoting climate science denial that are now spreading misinformation on the coronavirus, with potentially deadly consequences.

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Four Climate Scientists on How to Take On Climate Change Today

“Hope calls for action; action is impossible without hope. ”― Rebecca Solnit,  Hope in the Dark  Talk about ecological and climate...

Science advisory boards see major cuts and controversial changes under Trump...

“From what I have heard from members of the EPA who are still there, the idea the best thing is to keep your head down.”

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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.