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Why quitting the Paris climate deal is a bad idea

The Trump administration has officially notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a landmark international climate change deal reached in 2015. The move is slated to take effect on Nov. 4, 2020. This…

Study: Here’s What Oil Giants Need to Do to Avoid Climate Catastrophe

The world’s largest oil and gas companies need to slash their production by more than a third by 2040 to meet global climate targets, according to a new report. The seven listed oil majors — including ExxonMobil, BP, and Shell…

Harrison Ford, Climate Hypocrite

I have no doubt that Greta Thunberg believes with all her heart that human use of fossil fuels is destroying the planet. But she is being played by the wealthy and powerful people who spoon-feed the world’s children with only…

Celebrity XR Backers Admit They’re Climate ‘Hypocrites’, Must Heed Greta’s Words

More than 100 celebrity supporters of climate activists Extinction Rebellion (XR) who hail from Hollywood, the theater world, music, and the arts have admitted in an open letter being “hypocrites” over their high-carbon lifestyles. That said, they think it best if…

Piers Morgan To Climate Activist: ‘Why Don’t You Practice What You Preach?’

British TV host Piers Morgan called out a climate activist about her lifestyle choices, which are not helpful for the planet, as protesters are staging demonstrations across the United Kingdom. The ongoing protests have been organized by Extinction Rebellion, who…

The Ocean Is in Trouble and Current Global Commitments Aren’t Enough to Save It – TIME

Harry Campbell for TIME As you’ve likely heard, the ocean’s health is in trouble. You’re probably aware of overfishing and the harmful practices of fisheries driving a third of the planet’s fish stocks toward extinction, and you surely know about…

IPCC’s land report showed we’re entering an era of damage control

Posted on 28 August 2019 by dana1981 The IPCC has published a new report on climate and land. The report includes chapters on land-climate interactions (land use changes are accelerating global warming, which is causing more extreme weather), desertification (deserts…

The fat of the land: Estimating the ecological costs of overeating

(Frontiers) Researchers have proposed a way to measure the ecological impact of global food wastage due to excessive consumption. Published in Frontiers in Nutrition, the results suggest that direct food waste — thrown away or lost from field to fork — is a mere hors-d’œuvre.