Huzzah for overeating and watching athletes brutalize each other. Boo the fact that climate change is an existential threat to Miami. Maybe it will take a city like Miami going underwater for people to wake up to climate change? Source: Not to Ruin the Super Bowl, But the Sea Is Consuming Miami … Continue reading Not to Ruin the Super Bowl, But the Sea Is Consuming Miami | WIRED
Why a 17-year-old is a better economist than Steve Mnuchin. The International Monetary Fund makes regular estimates of worldwide subsidies to fossil fuels — subsidies that partly take the form of tax breaks and outright cash grants, but mainly involve not holding the industry accountable for the indirect costs it imposes. In … Continue reading Opinion | Greta Versus the Greedy Grifters – The New York Times
BlackRock Inc. will ditch investments with high sustainability-related risk as climate concerns drive a sweeping change in the way the world’s largest asset manager invests its $7 trillion in assets. “Climate change … Continue reading BlackRock CEO Larry Fink puts climate change at center of megafund’s investment strategy
The Golden Globes are usually all about who wore what and who did or didn’t get snubbed. Or so it seems. I never watch it. Ha! Perhaps I should’ve this year because something else was front and center: climate change and the Australian bush fires. Good. Source: Climate Change Stole the Show … Continue reading Climate Change Stole the Show at the Golden Globes
Donald Trump’s administration has turned its malicious gaze towards energy-efficient lightbulb standards originally enacted during the Bush administration and finalized by the Obama administration, NPR reported on Wednesday. LED bulbs are so cheap now because of the regulations phasing out incandescent bulbs and they are so much more energy efficient, it’s downright … Continue reading Trump’s Energy Department Set to Roll Back Lightbulb Standards
The same tools that fixed the ozone hole — science, innovation and international action — can address it. But we need to get moving on this like we did with the ozone. Source: Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. – The New York Times Continue reading Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. – The New York Times
A recent report from InfluenceMap claims that the world’s biggest oil and gas companies spend $200 million every year to weaken and oppose legislation aimed at fighting global warming. Source: Forbes – Oil And Gas Giants Spend Millions Lobbying To Block Climate Change Policies [Infographic] Continue reading Oil And Gas Giants Spend Millions Lobbying To Block Climate Change Policies | Forbes
Let’s review the science. Turns out that humans are the cause of recent climate and extreme weather conditions. Source: Scientists debunk a common myth about climate change | Inverse Continue reading Scientists debunk a common myth about climate change
A snapshot of the latest science, published as politicians gather in New York, says climate change is speeding up. Scary. Some countries are increasing their emissions. Source: Climate change: Impacts ‘accelerating’ as … Continue reading Climate change: Impacts ‘accelerating’ as leaders gather for UN talks – BBC News
The world must invest $1.8 trillion by 2030 to prepare for the effects of global warming. And that would yield $7.1 trillion in benefits, according to a group led by Bill … Continue reading The Massive Cost of Not Adapting to Climate Change | Bloomberg
“What we’re talking about here is an irreversible switch.” There is a doomsday scenario for the burning Amazon — the irreversible point at which the tropical land can no longer sustain itself … Continue reading The Amazon rainforest has a point of no return
Could economic sanctions and tariffs soon be used to fight climate change? Instead of using sanctions for purposes, usually related to oil, this use makes so much more sense. Saving the planet. … Continue reading Amazon fires: Europe puts pressure on Brazil, suggesting a new era of climate sanctions.
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