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Naomi Klein: ‘We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism’

Why are you publishing this book now?I still feel that the way that we talk about climate change is too compartmentalised, too siloed from the other crises we face. A really strong theme running through the book is the links…

Astronomers spy a 2nd interstellar visitor

Astronomers think the object they’ve labeled C/2019 Q4 – discovered August 30 – came from a place far, far away. If confirmed, it’s only the 2nd interstellar object ever detected, after ‘Oumuamua in 2017.

Is Global Warming the 21st Century’s Black Death? – The New York Times

GUN ISLANDBy Amitav Ghosh A catastrophe is at hand, thanks to global warming. Even the best of us lack conviction in addressing its dangers as we righteously fly off to climate-change conferences. And the worst of us are filled with…

Google Is Promoting Climate Change Denialism On Its Apps And Mobile Homepage – BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News In July, Tommaso Boggia, a climate activist turned programmer, swiped to the Google Discover tab on his phone to scan the headlines the company had algorithmically selected for him. He was shocked to find a climate change denial…

Presidential Hopefuls Reveal Climate Change Plans – Essence

Josh Brasted/FilmMagic On Tuesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren unveiled a climate change plan that calls for $3 trillion in funding to address global warming. The proposal came hours before Senator Kamala Harris’ on Wednesday released her $10 trillion climate plan that…

Would you have believed the Great Moon Hoax?

It sounds preposterous today. But – beginning on today’s date in 1835 – a newspaper claimed a famous astronomer had found life on the moon, including bat-men and unicorns. The Great Moon Hoax was widely read and believed.

NASA: Amazon Wildfire Activity Slightly Below Average This Year

Short summary: We have had wildfires for many years now in the Amazon, even in the tropical rainforest – mainly started by humans for forest clearing and ranching. It is not enough to impact significantly on the Paris agreement pledges…

In Detroit Democratic Candidates Actually Did Some Climate Debating

Inslee is, in fact, the ‘climate candidate’On night two, when Inslee took the stage, it was clear that he intended to ensure climate was featured front and center.  He was the only candidate to mention it in his opening statement. …