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Activist Researcher Back With Debunked Claims On Oil, Methane Emissions

A new Park Foundation-funded methane study is generating lots of anti-fracking headlines, despite its conclusions being at odds with the bulk of the scientific community. Cornell University professor and Food and Water Watch board member, Bob Howarth, is back and…

From not having kids to battling anxiety: Climate change is shaping life choices and affecting mental health – USA TODAY

For some, ignoring climate change is not an option. It’s real, and preventing global warming from getting worse is a driving force in their lives. Elizabeth Lawrence and Elinor Aspegren, USA TODAY Revelle Mast wanted to be an architect when…

Greta The Eco-Grouch Has No Patience For Democracy Or Your Lifestyle

The heroine of the environmental movement is on her way. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish celebrity protester, has finally figured out a way to bring her extremist message to the New World. Thunberg, who has been the focus of adulatory…

Flying shame: Greta Thunberg gave up flights to fight climate change. Should you? – Vox.com

It was 2007, during a trip to visit her sister in Norway’s pristine Lofoten Islands, when Maja Rosén had an unsettling thought. As she took in the breathtaking archipelago north of the Arctic Circle that is dotted with mountains, carved…

Greta Thunberg to Sail to New York Climate Summit in Racing Yacht

Swedish teen activist will cross the Atlantic in hurricane season by boat for a four-month tour of the Americas, rather than take a high-carbon flight. The 16-year-old Swedish activist, who has galvanized Europe’s youth to rise for the climate, will cross…

‘Eco-Anxiety’: Vogue Advises Parents On Kids Having Climate ‘Nightmares’

Vogue Magazine published a piece over the weekend detailing just how hard it can be for children to live in a world doomed by global warming. Talking about “eco-anxiety,” the article claimed that some children are dealing with debilitating fears…