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Month: September 2019

Living The Online Life: Climate’s Unseen Battleground

Not only is the digital world unregulated, but it is also morally agnostic, giving rise to a wide range of political and social ills: fake news, internet addiction, social polarization, invasions of privacy, and more. As more people come online, a greater percentage of the world’s citizens and governments become vulnerable to this lawlessness of online life, or what I term ‘the onlife’

‘No Planet B’: Hundreds of thousands join global climate strike – Al Jazeera English

School students in Sydney join the Global Strike 4 Climate rally; a global day of protest to demand governments take urgent steps to prevent environmental disaster [Steven Saphore/AAP Images via AP Photo] Hundreds of thousands of protesters, many of them…

Climate Strike N.Y.C.: Teachers Barred From Attending Protest

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Hanna and Kian Joulaee, twins and fifth graders at Public School 10 in Brooklyn, spent Wednesday night decorating signs and T-shirts for a rally…

To prevent catastrophic global warming, China must hang tough – The Economist

AFTER DONALD TRUMP became America’s president in 2017 and thumbed his nose at international efforts to curb global warming, China emerged as a hero in the campaign. Other Western leaders were relieved that it did not take the opportunity to…

NBC News Ridiculed After ‘Climate Confessions’ Backfires Spectacularly

In an effort to invoke maximum first-world guilt over our addiction to red meat and plastic straws, someone at NBC thought it would be a great idea to let people anonymously “confess” to their climate sins in order to shame the rest…

EPA Tees Up Response To California’s Fuel Economy Deal With Four Carmakers

The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy standards stronger than what the Trump administration will set. The Environmental Protection Agency sent a letter to California…

‘Worse Than Anyone Expected’: Air Travel Emissions Vastly Outpace Predictions

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Greenhouse gas emissions from commercial air travel are growing at a faster clip than predicted in previous, already dire, projections, according to new research —…