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Study: Changing Republican Minds on Climate

Posted: 07.22.2021 no comments

 

by Kate Yoder, Associate Publisher at Grist   Conservatives aren’t exactly known for demanding action on climate change. But in one corner of the internet, there’s a seemingly alternate universe where they express their concern for the planet in stirring, freedom-loving terms.   “Climate change threatens our freedom,” the New Climate Voices site states right […]

 

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Why Mission 2030?

Posted: 03.08.2021 no comments

 

Humanity urgently needs to fundamentally change how it lives on Earth. The climate crisis is accelerating and looming ever larger. Tipping points have been crossed as evidenced by all the weird weather, historical droughts and floods, category 4 and 5 storms, an accelerating rate of sea level rise, accelerating extinct species and of course increasing […]

 

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We Can’t Hack Our Way Out of Climate Doom

Posted: 02.23.2021 no comments

 

Matt Simon covers cannabis, robots, and climate science for WIRED.   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report on land use has resurfaced an uncomfortable reality. On top of everything it says about how we must fundamentally change our food system, cutting emissions alone is not enough to stave off disaster—we as a species have […]

 

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Texas Blackouts Due to Deregulated Energy Market

Posted: 02.18.2021 no comments

 

by SAMMY ROTH  FEB. 18, 2021 6 AM PT   This is the Feb. 18, 2021, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment from the LA Times.   As a deadly winter storm plunged millions of Texans into darkness this week, politicians skeptical of climate change and loyal to the […]

 

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Mark Rylance and Zadie Smith join Writers Rebel event against lobbyists who seek to play down dangers of climate change

Posted: 09.03.2020 no comments

 

A group of artists and writers including Zadie Smith and Sir Mark Rylance have spoken out against the thinktanks and lobbyists at the heart of Westminster, gathering with hundreds of protesters near their offices on Wednesday night.     Speakers from Writers Rebel, a group formed in support of the aims of Extinction Rebellion, blocked Tufton Street in […]

 

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Climate: A New Story with Charles Eisenstein (2020)

Posted: 08.26.2020 no comments

 

Climate: A New Story shows us how we can reframe our thinking. Our Earth is not simply a resource, it is a complex, living and fragile hyper-interconnected system. Charles Eisenstein discusses how we might transform our mindset, to reveal a process that could be the quickest way to reverse climate breakdown; and you can be […]

 

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Conoco Philips to use giant chillers to refreeze the ground that climate change is thawing in order to drill for more oil

Posted: 08.19.2020 no comments

 

ConocoPhillips, has proposed a large drilling project in northern Alaska, where climate change is causing the permafrost to melt. The company is planning to use chillers called thermosyphons to prevent the ground from thawing underneath key infrastructure, according to an environmental impact statement published last Friday. Melting permafrost could damage ConocoPhillips’ infrastructure, the Bureau of […]

 

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A Prophet of Soil and Carbon Sequestration

Posted: 08.12.2020 no comments

 

Submitted by Ernie Schroeder.   More than 40 years ago, in Nigeria, a young scientist named Rattan Lal encountered an idea that changed his life — and led, eventually, to global recognition and a worldwide movement to protect the planet’s soil.     Lal was fresh out of graduate school, recruited to join the newly […]

 

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Bill Nye the Science Guy Interviews Bill McDonough the Cradle to Cradle Designer

Posted: 08.05.2020 no comments

 

Bill McDonough, the architect and designer, has formulated a design principle which he lays out in his book Cradle to Cradle. He demonstrates that our current production systems are based on a ‘cradle to grave’ design model that dates to the Industrial Revolution. This process casts off as much as 90 percent of the materials it […]

 

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It’s Time to Put Climate Action at the Center of U.S. Foreign Policy

Posted: 07.29.2020 no comments

 

In the U.S. Democratic Party, perhaps no issue has risen more in prominence during this election year compared with prior ones than climate change. The number of self-identified Democrats who consider it a “major threat” is up from 6 in 10 in 2013 to almost 9 in 10 today. A slew of proposals – from […]

 

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