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A climate emergency: what happens when the taps run dry?

When Fleur Magick Dennis moved her family to Euchareena in July 2017, the dam that supplies the tiny village with water was full, the three local creeks were flowing and her four boys didn’t have to share bathwater. “Everything was…

Experience #vanlife on the cheap with a minivan

If you search the hashtag “vanlife” on Instagram, you’ll see that it’s used more than 6.5 million times — and that number just keeps clicking up. As someone who followed various vanlifers for years, it seemed like a big commitment…

Climate summit calls for urgent action after Australia’s fire-hit summer

The megafires of Australia’s summer “are a harbinger of life and death on a hotter Earth”, a climate summit has said in a forceful declaration for urgent and dramatic climate action. The Climate Emergency Summit, held in Melbourne this week…

Rep. Dan Crenshaw On Green New Deal: ‘Third-Grade Science Project’

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) did not let Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) get away with touting the radical Green New Deal on Thursday, simply asking the self-described democratic socialist why he did not vote for the measure when…

Sorry Doomsayers: The Science Says There’s No Climate Emergency

It is somewhat ironic – though in some ways unsurprising – that at the time when the climate change activism (or, rather, according to the new guidelines, climate crisis or climate catastrophe activism) is reaching its shrillest heights yet, what…

New study shows Deepwater Horizon oil spill larger than previously thought

Toxic and invisible oil spread well beyond the known satellite footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a new study. These new findings have important implications for environmental health during future oil spills.

Living in the climate emergency: Australia’s new fire zone

Binna Burra Lodge in the Gold Coast hinterland was 81-year-old Tony Groom’s life. His father founded the mountain hiking retreat in the 1930s, Tony ran it in the 60s and 70s, and his daughter, Lisa, 52, grew up there. The…

The Folly Of Global Climate Forecasting

It was particularly warm in Northeast Georgia this past week — no doubt thrilling the Earth-worshipping faithful. We’ve also been very wet. After the latest round of rain, temperatures returned to a more winterlike feel. On this past Friday, there…