Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: earth

Suicide watch on Planet Earth

Even for an old man like me, it’s a terrifying thing to watch humanity make a decision, however inchoate, to essentially commit suicide.

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at highest level since the...

"So, the modern climate change we see is big, really big; even by standards of Earth history."

Human beings are destroying life on Earth but deluding ourselves that...

If you are powerful enough to campaign for change against one or more of the ongoing manifestations of violence in the world, consider doing so strategically so that you have maximum impact.

A planet in crisis

Perhaps if we listen deeply enough and regularly enough, we ourselves will become the song this planet needs to hear.

2018 wasn’t a completely horrible year for the environment

There were bright spots and victories among the attacks on biodiversity, climate and public health.

How Native and white communities make alliances to protect the earth

Tribal nations have always been on the front lines of environmental protection. Now their neighbors are catching up.

El Niño likely to impact global weather in 2019

El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) naturally occur every two to seven years and impacts global weather patterns, usually causing a rise in temperatures.

Ending pollution requires a major change in attitudes

Its up to us, each and every one of us to consciously live in an environmentally responsible manner.

3 Reasons to be hopeful about our p​lanet in 2018

We've got a lot to do to protect our planet, but here is what to be hopeful for this year.

How much does climate change cost? Try $1.5 billion (and counting)

There are two choices: spend money on trying to reduce the problem or spend money on cleaning up the catastrophes.

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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental leadership’ speech didn’t...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”