Climate Change

Student-Led Climate Strikes Happening in 130+ Countries

Written by on March 16, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Student-Led Climate Strikes Happening in 130+ Countries

That was the message of the youth-led School Strike for Climate movement on Friday as hundreds of thousands of students across the globe walked out of class and flooded the streets to demand immediate action against the ecological crisis

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Citing ‘Permanent Oil Price Decline,’ Norwegian Fund’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Could Spark Global ‘Shockwave’

Written by on March 8, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Citing ‘Permanent Oil Price Decline,’ Norwegian Fund’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Could Spark Global ‘Shockwave’

In a move that climate campaigners say should send a “shockwave” through the global oil and gas industry, the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund—the largest of its kind in the world—has recommended the Norway government divest the entirety of the fund’s $40 billion holdings from the fossil fuel industry. In a statement on Friday, Minister of Finance Siv Jensen explained the decision is meant to “reduce the vulnerability” of the Norwegian fund “to permanent oil price decline.” #fossilfueldivestment

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To ‘Secure a Livable Future,’ 30,000 Youth Urge Court to Let Landmark Climate Suit Go to Trial

Written by on March 1, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
To ‘Secure a Livable Future,’ 30,000 Youth Urge Court to Let Landmark Climate Suit Go to Trial

Calling for an end to years of delays and inaction as global warming continues to accelerate, over 30,000 young people signed on to an amicus brief urging the Ninth Circuit to allow a landmark youth climate lawsuit to proceed to trial. #climatejustice

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The Kids Might Save Us All

Written by on February 25, 2019 in Activism, Climate Change, Environment, Thrive with 1 Comment
The Kids Might Save Us All

Many if not all climate activists share my motivation: We want to save the planet for our children, and our children’s children, and all future generations. But here’s the thing: The children might just end up saving us all. #savetheplanet

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A Massive Restoration of the World’s Forests Would Cancel Out 10 Years of CO2 Emissions

Written by on February 23, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
A Massive Restoration of the World’s Forests Would Cancel Out 10 Years of CO2 Emissions

As the Earth contends with degrading ecological conditions and increasingly unpredictable weather patterns, a new study suggests that a massive global effort to replenish forests would be capable of absorbing a decade’s worth of carbon dioxide emissions.

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Greta Thunberg: In Response to Lies and Hate, Let Me Make Some Things Clear About My Climate Strike

Written by on February 4, 2019 in Activism, Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Greta Thunberg: In Response to Lies and Hate, Let Me Make Some Things Clear About My Climate Strike

“I am just a messenger, and yet I get all this hate,” writes Thunberg. “I am not saying anything new, I am just saying what scientists have repeatedly said for decades. And I agree with you, I’m too young to do this. We children shouldn’t have to do this. But since almost no one is doing anything, and our very future is at risk, we feel like we have to continue.” #gretathunberg #climatecrisis

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The Green New Deal is Not Enough: A Better World Is Possible

Written by on January 30, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Economy, Environment with 0 Comments
The Green New Deal is Not Enough: A Better World Is Possible

Members of this alter-globalization movement  drafted a vision of a global economic system that works for both people and planet. The subtitle of that prescient manifesto reads: “A better world is possible.” It still it is. But only if we look beyond our borders and build a truly global movement to fight for it. #abetterworld

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The Youth Have Seen Enough

Written by on January 12, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Youth Have Seen Enough

The world’s youth have finally seen and heard enough from the deplorable political process, from compromised delegates, corrupted political appointees, and criminal corporations who sabotage these critical international discussions on climate change.

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Media Presents Geoengineering as Last Ditch Effort to Save Humanity From Disaster

Written by on December 8, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Media Presents Geoengineering as Last Ditch Effort to Save Humanity From Disaster

Despite studies showing potential for devastating environmental consequences Harvard researchers will launch a real world solar engineering experiment in 2019.

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‘We Have Not Come Here to Beg World Leaders to Care,’ 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Tells COP24. ‘We Have Come to Let Them Know Change Is Coming’

Written by on December 5, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
‘We Have Not Come Here to Beg World Leaders to Care,’ 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Tells COP24. ‘We Have Come to Let Them Know Change Is Coming’

Striking her mark at the COP24 climate talks taking place this week and next in Poland, fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg of Sweden issued a stern rebuke on behalf of the world’s youth climate movement to the adult diplomats, executives, and elected leaders gathered by telling them she was not there asking for help or demanding they comply with demands, but to let them know that new political realities and a renewable energy transformation are coming whether they like it or not. #climatechange

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Tackling Climate Change Requires Healing the Divide

Written by on November 17, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Tackling Climate Change Requires Healing the Divide

Canadian climate change opinion is polarized, and research shows the divide is widening. The greatest predictor of people’s outlook is political affiliation.

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‘Wow Wow Wow… Huge News’ as New York Sues ExxonMobil for Defrauding Investors by Hiding Climate Threat

Written by on October 25, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Wow Wow Wow… Huge News’ as New York Sues ExxonMobil for Defrauding Investors by Hiding Climate Threat

After a three-year probe and amid mounting demands that the fossil fuel industry be held accountable for driving the climate crisis, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood on Wednesday filed suit against ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil and gas company, for defrauding investors by downplaying the financial threat of regulations crafted to mitigate human-caused global warming.

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To Save the Planet From Climate Catastrophe, New Study Says Stop Eating Meat

Written by on October 11, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming with 0 Comments
To Save the Planet From Climate Catastrophe, New Study Says Stop Eating Meat

Amid fresh warnings from United Nations researchers that there is a closing window to enact the “rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented” societal changes needed to prevent a climate catastrophe, a new study of the global food system underscores the environmental necessity of a massive reduction in meat consumption worldwide.

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Urging Multi-Pronged Effort to Halt Climate Crisis, Scientists Say Protecting World’s Forests as Vital as Cutting Emissions

Written by on October 5, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Urging Multi-Pronged Effort to Halt Climate Crisis, Scientists Say Protecting World’s Forests as Vital as Cutting Emissions

A group of scientists urged world leaders to take immediate action to stop deforestation—calling it a key solution to stem the planetary climate crisis.

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World Economy Can Reap $26 Trillion in a Decade by Fighting Climate Change

Written by on September 8, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Preparedness with 0 Comments
World Economy Can Reap $26 Trillion in a Decade by Fighting Climate Change

Fighting climate change could generate more than 65 million new low-carbon jobs, avoid more than 700,000 premature deaths from air pollution and add $26 trillion to the global economy all by 2030, according to a major report from international experts.

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