Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: global warming

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.

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."

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

Why is Barack Obama the best?

Looking back at the flaws of past presidents, one can understand why Obama is the best. Because by comparison, he looks sterling.

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

China’s forced organ harvesting at a massive scale makes it the go-to country for...

There is a “systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience” taking place in China.

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