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How land barons accelerate global warming – NewsDay

By Peter Makwanya IN accelerating the rate of global warming, human activities are  chief drivers of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission. Land barons, who are in the business of buying pieces of land for resale, are not talked about when issues…

Dennis Sun: Activists At Global Summit Place Big Blame On Cattle For Global Warming – Cowboy State Daily

***For All Things Wyoming, Sign-Up For Our Daily Newsletter*** By Dennis Sun, Wyoming Livestock Roundup I was reading press releases, blogs and personal opinions from those in U.S. agriculture who attended the recent United Nations Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland….

Australian government proceeds with pro-business climate change policies after Glasgow summit debacle – WSWS

The Liberal-National government of Prime Minister Scott Morrison is proceeding with its nakedly pro-business policy agenda on climate change, following the predictable failure of the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland (known as COP26). Fire on the…

Government Save Rare Old-Growth Trees From Further Logging on 10,000 Sq-Miles of BC Forest

British Columbia’s provincial government has recognized that its old-growth forests are irreplaceable, vital ecosystems, and has spared 10,000 square miles, or 2.6 million hectares of forest from logging. The pause was issued following B.C.’s recently announced commitment to halt one-third of all old-growth logging, which itself came on the same day as world leaders at […]

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Guest editorial: World leaders still failing to fully address a worsening climate – Ventura County Star

“Blah, blah, blah.” So goes Greta Thunberg’s dismissal of the politicians’ promises early on at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Fair enough — when you’ve immersed yourself in the details and complexities of the global heating crisis, it remains crystal…

In a warming world, deforestation turns the heat deadly, Borneo study finds – Mongabay.com

New research identifies how rising localized temperatures driven by deforestation and global warming are increasing heat-related deaths and creating unsafe working conditions in Indonesia. In the Bornean district of Berau, 4,375 square kilometers (1,689 square miles) of forest were cleared…

Pandemic ponderings: Protect nature to avoid future pandemics

IPBES Pandemics report identified the risk and solutions New research from the University of Queensland highlights Biodiversity loss and ecosystem health are strongly linked to human health. Scientists have investigated the links between the COVID-19 pandemic and the deterioration of the world’s…

Amazon Deforestation Soars to 15-Year High

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s pledge this month to end illegal deforestation in eight years drew much praise from global leaders, but an official report this week cast doubt on that commitment after it showed that the rate of deforestation…

The Pious Posturing Of The Green Blob

The climate change world runs on hypocrisy, from presidents and prime ministers to virtue-signaling billionaires and multinationals, and pious individuals. Saying one thing and doing another is the order of the day. Among the outcomes of the Glasgow COP26 climate…

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