Climate change, gun violence concern young people in Asheville – Citizen Times
As an 18-year-old, it feels as though the world is at your fingertips, and the future is bright, bold and new. Or, rather, as an 18-year-old, that is how the world should feel. Unfortunately, for many people my age, it…
There’s no greater feminist cause than the climate fight – and saving each other
Last summer, a third of Pakistan was underwater. My country, the fifth most populous in the world, was submerged. Two million homes were destroyed, thousands of acres of agricultural land were flooded and 90% of the crops in Sindh, a…
Dutch Farmers Fighting Mandatory Land Buyouts To Meet EU Climate Targets
Brussels has warned furious Dutch farmers that compulsory farm buyouts are the only way for the Netherlands to meet its EU climate targets. Climate chief Frans Timmermans said the European Commission would explain the green laws to Caroline van der…
German Govt In Crisis For Opposing EU Ban On Combustion Engines
A clash over climate protection measures is threatening to unravel Germany’s three-party governing alliance after the Green party accused its liberal coalition partners of gambling away the country’s reputation by blocking an EU-wide phase-out of internal combustion engines in cars….
London last summer was the trailer for a climate disaster movie. Here’s how to stop that coming true | Sadiq Khan and Chris Skidmore
There is no greater challenge facing our capital, our country and our world than the climate crisis. The only way we can keep the hope of limiting global heating to 1.5C is if we commit to further and faster action…
Spurning Rural Pleas, Oregon Supreme Court Approves 300-Mile Wind Power Line
In a long-sought victory for the Climate Industrial Complex, the Oregon Supreme Court on March 9 approved the construction of a 300-mile high-voltage power line that will transmit wind energy through parts of eastern Oregon and western Idaho. The Boardman-to-Hemingway…
More Efficient Way to Suck Up CO2 From Air By Storing it in Baking Soda and Water
A new study shows that methods of sucking up atmospheric air and filtering out the CO2 can be improved by adding copper to the filter material, potentially opening up the technology to dozens more uses that could produce a meaningful difference in the fight against climate change. The addition of copper also converts the captured […]
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Activists Slam Biden Administration for Reversing Climate and Equity Guidance on Highway Expansions – InsideClimate News
Environmental justice activists are chastising the Biden administration’s recent decision to rescind federal guidance that urged states to consider climate change and equity when tapping the $110 billion in federal infrastructure money that’s coming their way for roads, bridges and…
Strangers Who Set Off to Travel World in Double Decker Bus Reunite 50 Years Later: ‘The bus was the hero’
A group of friends who took a London double-decker bus 40,000 miles around the Americas have reunited 50 years later at the release of a travelogue of their adventure. Over a hard country cider, the remaining crew members reminisced about how the idea first came to Mr. Roger Poole and his new wife Joan, who […]
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Biden approves the Willow project â What is it and why has it invited so much backlash?
The vast oil drilling project in Alaska is inconsistent with President Biden’s pledges to lead on climate action