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Climate-change activists say you can’t fight global warming through individual actions. They’re wrong. – The Washington Post

The economists and activists who hope to stop global warming know that small measures won’t cut it. Which is why “conscious consumption” — taking individual actions to reduce your carbon footprint — often looks like a distraction: Purchasing hybrid cars,…

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Climate-change activists say you can’t fight global warming through individual actions. They’re wrong. – The Washington Post

The economists and activists who hope to stop global warming know that small measures won’t cut it. Which is why “conscious consumption” — taking individual actions to reduce your carbon footprint — often looks like a distraction: Purchasing hybrid cars,…

The Republican Climate Agenda – The New York Times

Welcome to the Climate Fwd: newsletter. The New York Times climate team emails readers once a week with stories and insights about climate change. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Image Credit…Photo Illustration by The New York…

Global warming challenges grapegrowers to find answers – Napa Valley Register

Global temperature increases are affecting grapevines, and vineyardists are looking for answers. As temperatures rise, the results are increased variability and extreme weather conditions. Exactly how the Napa Valley and other wine-growing regions respond and work to help alleviate the…

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: I’m pledging $10bn to fight global warming – ZDNet

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the richest person on Earth, has announced a new $10bn fund to help save the world from global warming.  The $10bn will be distributed from this summer via the new Bezos Earth Fund, which Bezos announced…

Climate change: Why trains are not as green as you thought – The Next Web

Did you know TNW Conference has a track fully dedicated to exploring how tech can help achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) this year? Check out the full ‘Sustainable Societies‘ program here. The 2020s will have to involve some…

Why ‘Green’ Buses Aren’t Very Green, Reliable, Or Climate Friendly

Should Americans follow China in a massive commitment to supposedly eco-friendly battery-electric buses (BEBs)? California has mandated a “carbon-free” bus system by 2040 and will buy only battery or fuel cell-powered buses after 2029. Other states and cities are following…

Jane Fonda Touts Wearing ‘Ethical’ Jewelry To Fight Climate Change

If you love Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda for her climate change expertise, wait ’till you get a load of her takes on ethical jewelry only Hollywood millionaires can afford in the fight against global warming. That’s right. Jane Fonda celebrated…

Scientists warn humanity about worldwide insect decline

(University of Helsinki) Insect declines and extinctions are accelerating in many parts of the world. With this comes the disappearance of irreplaceable services to humans, the consequences of which are unpredictable. A group of scientists from across the globe has united to warn humanity of such dangers.