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Time not on our side with climate change – Evening Observer

Global warming is real! I am in my 60s. I challenge anyone my age to say that this winter was just like one from our childhood. If a person will not accept their own lived experience as proof, what evidence…

Outrage Over Extinction Rebellion Perps Being Cleared For Blocking Railway

MPs today blasted an ‘outrageous’ decision by a jury to unanimously clear three Extinction Rebellion activists of obstructing the railway on a Docklands Light Railway train – after the group claimed their actions were justified by their Christian faith and…

Al Gore on his hopes for the planet: “Job number one is to stop using the sky as an open sewer” – CBS News

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, which are helping warm the planet, increased by 6.2% last year as the economy rebounded after pandemic lockdowns—fueled by a rise in coal-generated power and pollution from trucking.  Former Vice President Al Gore has been warning about…

Don’t Just Watch: Team Behind ‘Don’t Look Up’ Urges Climate Action – The New York Times

“Don’t Look Up” is a Hollywood rarity on several fronts. It’s a major film about climate change. It racked up a record number of hours viewed in a single week, according to Netflix. It also unleashed a flood of hot…

5 things you should know about the greenhouse gases warming the planet – UN News

1. What is the greenhouse effect? In a greenhouse, sunlight enters, and heat is retained. The greenhouse effect describes a similar phenomenon on a planetary scale but, instead of the glass of a greenhouse,  certain gases are increasingly raising global…

Here’s How Climate Change and Covid Are Transforming Skiing – The New York Times

STEVENS PASS, Wash. — Skiing is an endangered sport, caught between a warming planet and a global pandemic. But there’s a boom in one corner of the ski world that’s being driven, at least in part, by a combination of…

Cambridge peer-reviewed study suggests ‘authoritarianism’ might be necessary to fight climate change – Fox News

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A study published in a peer-reviewed academic journal suggests that “authoritarianism” could be necessary to fight against climate change. The study, published in Cambridge University’s American Political Science Review and first reported…

Tyranny In The Name Of Climate Change

A recent paper published by Cambridge University Press titled “Political Legitimacy, Authoritarianism, and Climate Change” is raising serious and worrisome questions about the role of academia in our national political debate on climate change. The paper was written by Ross Mittiga, who self-describes as an “assistant…

Don’t Look Up Doesn’t Get the Climate Crisis – New York Magazine

Photo: Niko Tavernise/Netflix Don’t Look Up is an obscenely overlong, occasionally funny satire of American media and politics. But it aspires to be something more. As he has emphasized in interviews, director Adam McKay conceived of the film as an…

Using Subnational Diplomacy to Combat Climate Change – The Foreign Service Journal

Des Moines’ mayor connects the dots between work at the local level in America and effective global climate leadership. BY FRANK COWNIE What Is ICLEI? ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability, which was founded in 1990 as the International Council for Local…

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