Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: global warming

COVID-19 lockdowns will barely reduce global warming, new study finds

"This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to really change the direction of society. We do not have to go back to where we were, because times of crisis are also the time to change."

The fate of the Earth

Climate change, after all, looks to be nature’s slo-mo version of nuclear war.

11,000 scientists warn: Climate change isn’t just about temperature

A small group of scientists met at the world’s first climate conference in Geneva and raised the alarm about unnerving climate trends.

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Fossil fuel drilling could be contributing to climate change by heating...

Underground reserves of oil have existed for far longer than humans have exploited them – we know worryingly little about the consequences of emptying them.

“Empowering women and indigenous peoples” will help us more effectively combat...

Recognition and use of indigenous and local knowledge are "important for long-term sustainability."

June 2019 was the hottest on record: NOAA

Nine of the 10 warmest Junes have occurred since 2010.

Hey, psst, Prince Charles: Here are some graphs on global heating...

Everything Trump says about climate is wrong, and he is incorrigible.

US dismisses climate change at Arctic Council Summit: Pompeo says melting...

The U.S. objections come as the Arctic just experienced its five warmest years on record, and is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world.

Carbon emissions reach record high worldwide in 2018

"[D]espite major growth in renewables, global emissions are still rising, demonstrating once again that more urgent action is needed on all fronts."

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Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of open carry ban...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

Ending regime change—in Bolivia and the world

The triumph of democracy in Bolivia and the failure of the U.S.'s "regime change" efforts around the world.