Friday, August 7, 2020

Tag: global warming

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."

To clean up the planet, clean up Washington

Doing so will remove long standing barriers that have slowed and blunted climate action.

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The chicken or the egg?

What the Covid-19 pandemic says about the US...
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How Mitch McConnell’s republicans are destroying America

Time and again, they’ve shown that they only care about their wealthy donors and corporate backers.

Sanders’ Make Billionaires Pay Act would help cover medical expenses for every American for...

Over 5.4 million-Americans have lost health insurance during this time while billionaires are profiting off of the pandemic.

The specter of a national collapse looms over America as this virus runs rampant,...

America has a terrible, horrific problem in that it can’t seem to find the ways to bring this virus under control.

COVID-19 crisis highlights big meat companies’ lack of openness

Meat companies’ evasive language about what is happening to animals during the COVID-19 crisis is part of a larger pattern that suppresses open debate about the ethical costs of food production in the U.S.