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Why Patagonia’s billionaire founder gave away his $3 billion company to fight climate change: ‘Earth is now our only shareholder’ – CNBC

The founder of outdoor apparel maker Patagonia is donating his company to a greater cause: fighting climate change. Yvon Chouinard, the rock climber-turned-billionaire, and his family have transferred their ownership of Patagonia to the newly created Patagonia Purpose Trust and…

Patagonia Founder Gives Away the Company to Fight Climate Change – The New York Times

A half century after founding the outdoor apparel maker Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, the eccentric rock climber who became a reluctant billionaire with his unconventional spin on capitalism, has given the company away. Rather than selling the company or taking it…

climate change, warmer weather will likely be bad for people’s health – MetroWest Daily News

Dr. Jeff Hersh Q:  Will the warmer weather from climate change at least be good for people’s health? A:  Unfortunately, quite the opposite. Climate change has already caused, and will too soon have even more severe, negative impacts on people’s health…

How to Keep US Congress in the Hands of the Only Party that Believes in Global Warming: Part 2 – CleanTechnica

Background: The US has essentially a two-party system. 20 years ago, both parties were respectable and believed that the democratic system was a wonderful thing that had been handed down to us by the founding fathers and those that have…

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William MacAskill: ‘There are 80 trillion people yet to come. They need us to start protecting them’

Although most cultures, particularly in the west, provide a great many commemorations of distant ancestors – statues, portraits, buildings – we are much less willing to consider our far-off descendants. We might invoke grandchildren, at a push great-grandchildren, but after…

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Barbados Resists Climate Colonialism in an Effort to Survive the Costs of Global Warming – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This article is a partnership between ProPublica and The New York Times Magazine. Late on May 31, 2018,…

Romantic partners can influence each other’s climate change beliefs, behaviors – Study Finds

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Most people will probably tell you that trying to change their significant other’s mind is a recipe for sleeping on the couch. However, researchers from Yale University find romantic partners are actually quite influential when it comes…

Couples can sway each other’s views on climate change – Futurity: Research News

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. There’s potential for couples to influence each other through conversations on climate change, research finds. “We wanted to see if there’s potential for couples…

Romantic Partners Can Influence Each Other’s Beliefs and Behaviors on Climate Change – Yale University

Few would argue that romantic partners have the potential to shift each other’s beliefs and behaviors, but what about their views on climate change specifically? Up until now there’s been little analysis of the dynamics of climate change conversations in…

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