Best video yet about climate change and what can be done. Very much worth watching! Source: Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell – Can YOU Fix Climate Change? Continue reading Can YOU Fix Climate Change?
Livestock companies with large emissions receive billions of dollars in funding, campaigners say But people love their meat and dairy! Source: 20 meat and dairy firms emit more greenhouse gas than Germany, Britain or France | Meat industry | The Guardian Continue reading 20 meat and dairy firms emit more greenhouse gas than Germany, Britain or France | Meat industry | The Guardian
“Rather than bouncing back, places hit repeatedly by hurricanes, floods and wildfires are unraveling,” reports the New York Times. “Residents and employers leave, the tax base shrinks and it becomes even harder to fund basic services.”That downward spiral now threatens low-income communities in the path this week of Hurricane Ida and those … Continue reading Climate Change Is Bankrupting America’s Small Towns – Slashdot
Engine No. 1—which challenged the oil giant’s strategy to focus on oil production amid climate change concerns—may expand its board-fight victory, an updated tally shows. This is good, oil companies have the resources today to start transforming themselves into sustainable industries, they might just need a little push to get things rolling. … Continue reading Activist Likely to Gain Third Seat on Exxon Board – WSJ
The Gulf Stream is one of the most important forces on Earth that you will never see. This powerful ocean current brings warm waters from the Gulf of Mexico into the Atlantic Ocean, carrying them past the east coast of the United States, all the way… This could tip the planet into … Continue reading The Gulf Stream is weaker than it has been in 1,000 years. That’s bad news
His plan is too big to pass, and too small to work. It needs to be in the Trillions, and it will more than pay for itself. Plus, help save the planet.* *Just a minor thing. Source: Opinion | Biden Wants to Spend Billions to Fight Climate Change. It’s Not Enough. – The … Continue reading Opinion | Biden Wants to Spend Billions to Fight Climate Change. It’s Not Enough.
The commitments mark a victory for lawmakers and advocates who want the Biden administration to enlist Treasury’s sweeping influence to address the dangers that climate change poses to the economy. Climate change can be addressed and actually benefit the economy as a whole if it’s handled properly. Perhaps Yellen is starting to … Continue reading Yellen vows to set up Treasury team to focus on climate, in victory for advocates
It’s time for the world to get more ambitious with its emissions targets. It’s up to Biden and his administration. Source: 2020 ties 2016 for the hottest year on record – Vox Continue reading 2020 ties 2016 for the hottest year on record – Vox
In 2010, leaders from 196 countries gathered in Japan and agreed on a list of goals designed to save the Earth. Not a good start. Source: UN biodiversity report: The world set a 2020 deadline to save nature and failed every target – CNN Continue reading The world set a 2020 deadline to save nature and failed every target – CNN
Greenland’s ice sheet has melted to a point of no return, and efforts to slow global warming will not stop it from disintegrating. That’s according to a new study by researchers at Ohio State University. Not good. Source: Greenland’s ice sheet has melted to a point of no return, study finds – … Continue reading Greenland’s ice sheet has melted to a point of no return, study finds
The reversal is the latest move in the Trump administration’s ongoing effort to weaken environmental rules, but it could be quickly undone after the November election. This is not the time to be going backwards on the environment. Source: E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas – The … Continue reading E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas
The convergence of the climate and coronavirus crisis will be catastrophic. Now is the time to deploy a green stimulus And as the Covid-19 pandemic has shown, we have the resources (money) … Continue reading The climate crisis will deepen coronavirus. A green stimulus plan can tackle both