Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: environment

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives...

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Climate change isn’t just making cyclones worse, it’s making the floods...

Amphan Mark II need not be as destructive as we’ve projected if the world’s governments act now to meet Paris agreement climate goals.

Global warning: Earth has 50 percent chance of exceeding 1.5 degrees...

There is also a 93 percent chance that by 2026 the record set in 2016 for the hottest year ever recorded will be surpassed.

Florida approves extension of field trial of GE mosquitoes despite concerns

But scientists, environmental groups and public health experts warned that the Florida Department of Agriculture's (FDAC) approval for Oxitec's continued field trial came despite major health and ecosystem concerns.

Up to 40% of the world’s land is degraded by humans,...

“In a world of profligate consumerism, global supply chains, and a growing population, land resources—our soil, water, and biodiversity – are rapidly being depleted."

Why we need slow solutions to solve our water problems

A new book explains why “Slow Water” projects can help us tackle our climate, water and biodiversity crises.

Unclear federal law allows logging, farming and mining to threaten America’s...

No version of “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS), part of the Clean Water Act, adequately protects the nation’s natural areas.

Six ways to talk about extinction

It's become more important than ever to talk about the crisis.

California puts forth plan to phase out sales of gas-powered vehicles...

The plan would mandate that 35 percent of new cars sold in California be either battery- or hydrogen-powered by 2026, which would push the state towards its goal.

6 things to know about the IPCC climate solutions science report

We need to make sure this report is not shelved. It needs to be talked about in every corner of the world, and most importantly—acted on.

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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.