Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: global warming

Researchers say, if we phase out fossil fuel, we can combat...

“The climate system is not stopping you [hitting the target], global society is stopping you.”

A planet in crisis

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

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.

New data shows many Americans believe in human causes climate change,...

The poll, which was conducted between Nov. 29 and Dec. 10, came just after the U.S. government published a critical climate report last month with warnings of human-caused global warming having major consequences on the livelihoods of Americans.

The past 5 years were the Arctic’s warmest on record

"The good news is it's not too late to correct the course. As leaders meet this week at the UN climate talks in Poland, we urge them to run, not crawl, towards reducing emissions and accelerating a clean energy transition."

With scores dead and 1,000+ missing in California fires, new study...

"The costs of inaction greatly outweigh the costs of taking action on climate change. We can still reduce future damage and suffering if we act quickly and dramatically to reduce carbon emissions."

Oceans have absorbed 60% more heat than scientists thought

It means that policy makers now have even less leeway when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions if they want to keep warming to 1.5 or even 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels.

Climate scientist: As UN warns of global catastrophe, we need a...

Or otherwise, millions will be imperiled by increasing droughts, floods, fires and poverty.

8 world cities that could be underwater as oceans rise

"These global metropolises may look strong and stable, but it is a mirage. As sea levels rise, they are increasingly under threat and under water."

Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks

Our newly published results reveal that climate change has exposed the national parks to conditions hotter and drier than the country as a whole.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

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