Saturday, May 25, 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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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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