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Climate change and fire are threatening an ancient NM way of life – Albuquerque Journal

The columnist’s land in Guadalupita, which he inherited from his parents. (Courtesy of Jerry Pacheco) My parents’ families come from the tiny, adjacent northern New Mexico villages of El Turquillo and Guadalupita, which lie roughly halfway between the Village of…

Climate scientists are turning to protest in desperation – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load As Rose Abramoff chained herself to the White House fence, she was more worried about securing the lock than getting arrested. Police milled around on the morning of April 6 and she had to act…

COVID-19, global warming, war can starve the world’s poorest – Workers World

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, two-thirds of the families in the 70 poorest countries, the ones that the U.N. classifies as low- or medium- income, had their incomes drop so drastically that adults reported that they skipped eating…

Climate change is making India, Pakistan heat 100 times more likely – Axios

Two new climate attribution studies underline the growing role human-caused climate change plays in worsening extreme weather events. Driving the news: The first study, out Wednesday from the U.K. Met Office, shows that climate change has already made the stifling…

Energy

Gas industry and Coalition reach for a get-out-of-catastrophe-free card in climate crisis Monopoly | Temperature Check

Scott Morrison’s loving embrace and financial backing of the gas industry has been a defining feature of his prime ministership. Hit with a historical pandemic, Morrison chose gas – not renewables – to fire an economic recovery. Plans to create…

Fossil fuel extraction must be stopped to limit global warming – Earth.com

New research published in the journal Environmental Research Letters emphasizes the urgency of climate change. The study shows that stopping new oil, gas and coal development isn’t enough. To avoid going over the 1.5°C temperature change limit, not only do…

How ESG Scores Are Used To Change Behavior, Transform Corporations

Major financial institutions and global organizations are using a corporate scoring system to create a type of social credit system designed to influence behavior and transform society, according to a director at a conservative think tank. Environmental, social, and governance,…

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India is key to the success of Stockholm+50, as it was in 1972

As I write this, India is baking in a heatwave that seems to have no end. In March, India suffered the highest temperatures on record for the month since authorities started collecting data in 1901. April brought an average temperature…

Canada faces huge physical costs from climate change, making net zero a great investment – The Conversation Canada

There has been a lot of discussion in Canada lately about the financial costs of achieving the country’s climate targets. And rightly so. The situation is urgent and we need to act now. Fighting climate change will require a concerted…

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