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
No, federal government spending doesn’t have to be ‘paid for’. The crisis shows providing for our society is not a financial issue This could be a blessing in disguise as the people … Continue reading Coronavirus has destroyed the myth of the deficit | Yeva Nersisyan and L Randall Wray | Opinion | The Guardian
Critics worry a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy will leave the agency unaware of how much pollution is leaking into air, water and soil as companies are given the green light to There is a saying in politics: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Source: Critics blast EPA move … Continue reading Critics blast EPA move as license to pollute during pandemic
People will act on an emergency — when they understand that it threatens them. And money is no object. Source: Politicians blew off Gen Z’s climate goals. The coronavirus shows we can act fast. – The Washington Post Continue reading Politicians blew off Gen Z’s climate goals. The coronavirus shows we can act fast. – The Washington Post
Americans looking to cut back on meat are following a movement forged by a groundbreaking book, ‘Diet for a Small Planet.’ More than 21 pounds of protein fed to a cow made just one pound of protein for people. Source: Plant-Based Meat Has Roots in the 1970s – The New York Times Continue reading Plant-Based Meat Has Roots in the 1970s – The New York Times
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