Friday, June 14, 2024

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Climate change and overuse degrade half of Earth’s pasture lands, endangering...

The UNCCD’s latest report reveals the alarming degradation of global rangelands, emphasizing the urgent need for sustainable management to secure food supplies and protect pastoral communities.

Turning the tide: How global conservation efforts are curbing biodiversity loss

A decade-long scientific study reveals significant success in conservation actions worldwide, offering hope amidst the biodiversity crisis.

Eco-collapse hasn’t happened yet, but you can see it coming

And no excuses, okay? We’ve been given fair warning.

Should harming mother Earth be a crime? The case for ecocide

The destruction of nature might one day become a criminal offense adjudicated by the International Criminal Court.

Wildfires aren’t just a threat to people—they’re killing off Earth’s biodiversity

Cataclysmic wildfires have increased in intensity and frequency due to climate change.

Is Earth close to ‘the great dying’?

The climate emergency is here. We can’t wait any longer for major and dramatic worldwide action.

Here’s how the climate crisis is impacting the water cycle

The current extreme fluctuation in precipitation across the globe is due in large part to climate change.

Google’s new timelapse shows 37 years of climate change anywhere on...

“Visual evidence can cut to the core of the debate in a way that words cannot and communicate complex issues to everyone.”

Life on the human planet

Focus on the essentials of life, and you’ll discover that one important element is “community.”

A planet of missing beauties

In truth, in this coronaviral moment of ours, our world is being transformed before our eyes into one of missing beauties.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.