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Former XR Spokesperson: The Sad Truth About Traditional Environmentalism

What if you’d dedicated most of your life to trying to save the planet, but then you realized that you may have actually—potentially—made things worse? Over the last few years, this has become one of my main concerns. I’ve been…

90% chance Earth will set global warming temperature record between 2021 and 2025: report | News – Daily Hive

A new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says there is a 90% chance that at least one year between now and 2025 will have the hottest recorded temperatures on Earth — a record currently held by the year…

Methane and the mass extinction of species

by Andrew Glikson “The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.” Noam Chomsky (1998). The level of atmospheric methane, a poisonous gas…

Warming Trends: Chief Heat Officers, Disappearing Cave Art and a Game of Climate Survival – InsideClimate News

CULTURE Climate Save or Climate Disaster? You Decide The actions taken in this century will either save the planet from the dire effects of global warming or spin the world into a downward spiral of catastrophe and disaster.  A new…

It’s time for California to assume a firm stance on climate change readiness – Highlander Newspaper

Post Views: 365 Courtesy of Freepik All too often, countless stories are published that highlight the extreme dangers of climate change. In California, residents have experienced the harmful side effects of global warming in the form of intense wildfires and…

How a Greentech Success Provides a Model for Battling Climate Change – Built In

As the climate crisis and its compounding effects increase in both frequency and severity around the globe, the reality that world leaders have failed to meet the greatest challenge of our time with practical climate policy solutions becomes more evident….

Column: Targeting methane as big step to slow down global warming – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Methane may never rival carbon dioxide as the main culprit of climate change in the public mind, but it’s getting a lot more attention these days. There’s no either/or here. The effort to stave off dire consequences from global warming…

How climate change drives humanitarian crises – International Rescue Committee

Climate change is set to unleash widespread and sustained damage across the world—even if we succeed in limiting global warming.  This is not a problem for future generations to solve. The catastrophic consequences are already here as more frequent and…

Climate Summit ‘Last Chance’ for Brazil to Show Leadership on Global Warming – InsideClimate News

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden’s climate summit of 40 world leaders this week will be Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s “last chance” to restore Washington’s confidence in Brazil’s commitment to taking action to fight climate change, the U.S. ambassador to Brazil has warned….

China Gives a Cool Boost to Effort to Reduce Global Warming – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

President Xi Jinping said that China has decided to accept the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer earlier today. The announcement, part of a conversation with Chancellor Merkel of Germany and President Macron…