Saturday, October 16, 2021

Tag: environment

‘We are in a climate emergency’: As temps soar, over 90%...

"The West has never seen a drought like this, especially so early in the dry season."

UNESCO proposes to downgrade Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status; Australian...

If added to the List of World Heritage in Danger, the Great Barrier Reef would become the first on it because of climate change reasons.

Legal experts define ecocide, take step toward international criminal law

The draft defines ecocide as, "unlawful or wanton acts committed with knowledge that there is a substantial likelihood of severe and widespread or long-term damage to the environment being caused by those acts."

How to get rid of throwaway culture

Individual actions empower us to demand more from corporations and governments and change social norms. So let's get started.

To save planet, solve twin crises of climate change and species...

Some climate solutions can actually harm biodiversity. But there are synergistic solutions that can tackle both issues.

Humanity’s #1 environmental problem is consumption—climate change is just one of...

By focusing the climate fight on what we emit, not what we consume, we are destined to fail—net-zero emissions policies aren’t enough to prevent catastrophe.

Chile passes single-use plastic regulation that will reduce 23,000 tons of...

"This law is ambitious, but at the same time it's realistic for where Chile stands regarding waste generation and its technical capabilities to make these changes possible."

SEC finds fracking sand company misled investors with claims of ‘game...

The fracking industry’s over-the-top claims to investors have been the norm, but even when proven to be fraudulent, companies suffer almost no consequences.

If we don’t protect 30% of the natural world by 2030,...

We are to blame for the biggest extinction event in human history. But there is a solution if we take urgent action now.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first...

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

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The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Discontent by design: The lost world of The West

The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.

How feminists can support Afghan women living under the Taliban

Afghanistan’s underlying economic and humanitarian problems, which disproportionately affect women and girls, cannot simply be ignored because of the Taliban’s record.”

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

If the pandemic has taught us any lesson, it is that predicting the future is a futile endeavor. But one thing is certain: education is going digital.