Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: Europe

‘Massive’ methane leaks found coming from oil and gas sites in...

It is at these sites—storage tanks, pipelines, liquefied natural gas import terminals—where methane is leaking in large volumes.

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.

Damming rivers is terrible for human rights, ecosystems and food security

Despite industry rhetoric, hydropower is high-cost and high-risk. There are better options for a post-pandemic recovery and a renewable energy future.

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs—but you...

Scientists call the coral reefs the “rainforests of the sea,” because coral reefs—like rainforests—are highly diverse ecosystems; their destruction would lead to the extinction of a large number of species.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science...

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.

Air pollution responsible for 400,00 early European deaths

The European Environment Agency (EEA) recently issued their most recent air quality report which stated air pollution throughout Europe had caused more...

How the rise of populism is fuelling climate science denial across...

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.  

‘Disturbing’: Europe is warming much faster than science predicted

Summers in Europe are much hotter than they used to be and winters aren't nearly as cold as they once were. And,...

One-third of all new childhood asthma cases in Europe are due...

"Largely, these impacts are preventable...We can and should do something about it."

Record-breaking heatwave throughout Europe increasing the desire for climate change action

Temperatures have soared to historic highs in many Western European towns this last week. Countries like Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and...

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.