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Climate Change Activists Host Funeral For ‘Lost’ Icelandic Glacier

Icelandic officials joined climate change activists Sunday in bidding farewell to the nation’s first extinct glacier in what was touted as a “funeral” service for the ice mass. The ritual, attending by around 100 people, weaved together poetry recitation, moments…

Offshoot of Extinction Rebellion Calls for Vegan Revolution

Drawing on the latest UN climate science report, UK activists under the banner Animal Rebellion plan civil disobedience to promote plant-based farming and diets. Vegan campaigners are to join arms with civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion in a series of…

Seattle Launches Its Vision for an Urban Green New Deal

The next step is turning the City Council’s resolution into pro-climate policies and finding ways to pay for them.  Seattle has a few big ideas. City leaders launched Seattle on the path to a Green New Deal this week, passing…

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…

The Seriously Dodgy Pseudoscience Behind The Anti-Birth Crusade

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have committed to having a maximum of two children because of the damage that having too many children apparently causes the planet. The couple is not alone. Climate activists in the BirthStrike movement have vowed…

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Governments could become indifferent to climate disaster victims, expert warns

Puerto Rico’s ongoing struggles to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria could be routinely replicated in other places if the climate crisis spurs nationalistic governments to scale back aid to certain disaster victims. That’s a warning from bestselling author…

This Land Is the Only Land There Is

Here are seven ways of understanding the IPCC’s newest climate warning. 1. There is no shortage of scary facts in the major new report on climate change and land, a summary of which was released today by a United Nations–led…