Category: Climate Change

Robert Hunziker: The World on Fire

“Looking at the geologic record, we don’t think we’ve ever seen CO2 levels this high in about 5 million years… We are in uncharted territory”

Various Contributors: Letter from economists: to rebuild our world, we must end the carbon economy

The carbon economy amplifies racial, social and economic inequities, creating a system that is fundamentally incompatible with a stable future

Mel Gurtov: Falling Behind: COVID, Climate Change, and Chaos

“Normal” isn’t good, as in the following warning in November 2019: “we declare, with more than 11,000 scientist signatories from around the world, clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency.”

Extinction Rebellion: Fast and Furiously Nonviolent

Whether the virus spreads or shrinks, without action our world will continue to burn. We need to keep confronting a self-destructive system that is spiraling out of control

Nina Lakhani: Oil giants help fund powerful police groups in top US cities

The investigation details how firms linked to fossil fuels also sponsor events and galas that celebrate the police, while some have senior staff serving as directors of police foundations.

Dave Shukla: Weekly Climate and Environmental Justice Wire

We are also still in the depths of the worst self-inflicted public health crisis in this nation’s history. Examination of the links and parallels between COVID-19 response and climate change response will be an ongoing concern.

Josue De Luna Navarro: Need Money for a Green New Deal? Get It From ICE

With the money we spend on ICE and CBP, we could solar power nearly 35 million homes.

Ilana Cohen: Fossil Fuel Advocates’ New Tactic: Calling Opposition to Arctic Drilling ‘Racist’

Some say oil and gas exploration is essential as a source of jobs and revenue for Alaska Native communities, but activists argue it is simply exploitation.

George Monbiot: People want a greener, happier world now

Our politicians have other ideas

Robert Hunziker: Thawing Arctic Permafrost

“We are standing at the threshold of abrupt change in permafrost carbon emissions.”

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