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Society Can’t Slow Climate Change Without Reining in Big Tech, New Report Warns – InsideClimate News

An illustration picture taken in London on Dec. 18, 2020 shows the logos of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft displayed on a mobile phone and a laptop screen. Credit: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images Any effort to curb global…

Should Brands Be Allowed at Global Climate Talks? – Adweek

In a resort town on the tip of the Sinai peninsula, global leaders are gathering this week to hash out how, exactly, they’re going to meet the climate goals they set last year in Glasgow. The meeting is officially titled…

Global ‘stilling’: Is climate change slowing down the wind? | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

Last year, from summer into fall, much of Europe experienced what’s known as a “wind drought.” Wind speeds in many places slowed about 15 percent below the annual average, and in other places, the drop was even more pronounced. It…

Environmentalism Is A Fundamentalist Religion Steeped In Green Dogma

Today’s climate activists resemble nothing so much as a religious movement, with carbon the new devil’s spawn. The green movement is increasingly wedded to a kind of carbon fundamentalism that is not only not realistic but will reduce living standards…

Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

Restoring degraded soil can fight hunger and climate change. – World Economic Forum

Soil mismanagement threatens the survival of many species on Earth – including humans, according to a United Nations body. Restoring degraded farmland has the potential to ease food shortages. Healthy soil is also critical to tackling global warming. The UK…

Capitalism and Climate Change: A Centrist Pragmatism Capable of Solving the Climate Crisis – EARTH.ORG

Capitalism and climate change are deeply intertwined; critics blame capitalism for global warming while others believe we need the economic system to the solve it. But political ideologies on the right and left are both ill-equipped to guide the political…

Polluters are using forests as ‘carbon offsets.’ Climate change has other plans. – National Geographic

On July 6, 2021, lightning ignited a fire in the Fremont-Winema National Forest of southern Oregon, in an area packed with dead trees from a mountain pine-beetle outbreak. Fueled by drought, the Bootleg fire exploded, at one point consuming 1,000…

Plastic pollution is bad, but how exactly is it linked to climate change? | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

From bags caught in hedgerows to bottles bobbing in the ocean, the visible signs of our single-use plastic addiction are everywhere. We all know that plastic pollution is a big problem. But what is less talked about is exactly how…

5 ways to simultaneously improve living standards and limit global warming | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

Over the past quarter of a century, advances in technology and living standards have enabled more than a billion people to lift themselves out of poverty. Many more are expected to experience improved lifestyles in the coming decades as emerging…

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