Sunday, March 24, 2019

Tag: global warming

To clean up the planet, clean up Washington

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

Polar bear ‘invasion:’ How climate change is making human-wildlife conflicts worse

Unfortunately, climate change is only going to make these negative interactions between humans and wildlife more common.

‘Life threatening’ cold snap could break records across Midwest

Some scientists also think that climate change is making the polar vortex increasingly unstable, as warmer temperatures in the Arctic cause the jet stream to push more cold air further south, National Geographic explained.

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.

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

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."

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP accessory became a top democratic contender for president

Beto O’Rourke will be running to elude his actual record. If it catches up with him, he’s going to lose.

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to drill for oil in Syria, violating international...

While Syria is torn apart by the warring of U.S. imperialists and Islamic fundamentalists – leaving its children to die of starvation – another country plans to take advantage of the chaos by stealing resources from Syria’s southern region.

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all funding for arts,...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

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