Climate Change

New Bill Seeks to Commit US to Planting 3.3 Billion Trees Every Year

Posted by on February 8, 2020 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
New Bill Seeks to Commit US to Planting 3.3 Billion Trees Every Year

US commits to planting 3.3 billion trees

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A Call to Action as Planet’s Essential Groundwater is Being Rapidly Depleted

Posted by on December 30, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
A Call to Action as Planet’s Essential Groundwater is Being Rapidly Depleted

Nearly 1,100 scientists, practitioners, and experts in groundwater and related fields from 92 countries have called on the governments and non-governmental organizations to “act now” to ensure global groundwater sustainability. #climatechange

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Oil Companies Were Not Held Accountable for 10.8 Million Gallons of Oil Spilled in Gulf of Mexico

Posted by on December 28, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Oil Companies Were Not Held Accountable for 10.8 Million Gallons of Oil Spilled in Gulf of Mexico

Katrina caused a massive crude oil spill

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‘A Win for the Planet!’: Dutch Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling Mandating Climate Action

Posted by on December 22, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘A Win for the Planet!’: Dutch Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling Mandating Climate Action

Advocates for climate action celebrated Friday after the Supreme Court of the Netherlands upheld a landmark ruling that found the Dutch government is obligated under international human rights law to more ambitiously reduce greenhouse gas emissions that drive global heating. #climatechange #climatecase #climatejustice

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At UN Climate Conference U.S. Growers Defend Large-Scale Farming

Posted by on December 14, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
At UN Climate Conference U.S. Growers Defend Large-Scale Farming

US Growers defend large scale farming at UN Climate Conference

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Is Greta Thunberg a Time Traveler ‘Here to Save Us’ From Climate Emergency’? 120-Year-Old Photo Sparks Flood of Conspiracy Theories

Posted by on November 22, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Is Greta Thunberg a Time Traveler ‘Here to Save Us’ From Climate Emergency’? 120-Year-Old Photo Sparks Flood of Conspiracy Theories

Children operating a rocker at a gold mine on Dominion Creek, Yukon Territory in 1898. The young girl in the foreground looks eerily similar to Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg—with the resemblance setting off a wave of good-natured conspiracy theories. #gretathunberg

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Storms and Rising Seas Threaten Coastal Ecosystems — Here’s What We Can Do

Posted by on November 9, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Storms and Rising Seas Threaten Coastal Ecosystems — Here’s What We Can Do

Coastal ecosystems are under threat.

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China’s Coast Inundated in Plastic Pollution as Country Tries to Stop It From Entering Rivers

Posted by on November 2, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
China’s Coast Inundated in Plastic Pollution as Country Tries to Stop It From Entering Rivers

China’s ocean waste dumping surged 27% in 2018

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‘Grand African Savannah Green Up’: Major $85 Million Project Announced to Scale up Agroforestry in Africa

Posted by on October 26, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment, Preparedness with 0 Comments
‘Grand African Savannah Green Up’: Major $85 Million Project Announced to Scale up Agroforestry in Africa

Goal of capturing more CO2 using forests is under way

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A ‘Red Deal’: Why Indigenous Communities Belong at the Center of Climate Action

Posted by on October 14, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
A ‘Red Deal’: Why Indigenous Communities Belong at the Center of Climate Action

As we look forward to a cleaner economy, the Indigenous resistance throughout the world brings hope that any climate action will include Indigenous liberation—an action that would re-establish our relationship with Mother Earth. #indigenous

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What’s the Difference Between Global Warming and Climate Change?

Posted by on September 22, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
What’s the Difference Between Global Warming and Climate Change?

With public concern on the rise, two relevant terms have entered the lexicon: “Climate change” and “global warming.” These are often treated as synonyms, but they have different meanings. #climatechange #globalwarming

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces $10 Trillion Plan to Flight Climate Crisis

Posted by on July 27, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces $10 Trillion Plan to Flight Climate Crisis

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is the latest 2020 Democratic primary contender to announce an ambitious plan to tackle the climate crisis.

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Planting a Trillion Trees is Fastest, Cheapest Way to Reverse Climate Change: Study

Posted by on July 13, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Planting a Trillion Trees is Fastest, Cheapest Way to Reverse Climate Change: Study

Tree planting “has mind-blowing potential” as a solution to the climate emergency.

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Study Finds Holding Governments and Corporations Legally Accountable for Climate Crisis ‘Has Become a Global Phenomenon’

Posted by on July 5, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Study Finds Holding Governments and Corporations Legally Accountable for Climate Crisis ‘Has Become a Global Phenomenon’

An analysis published Thursday details how lawsuits that aim to push governments to more ambitiously the address climate emergency and make polluting corporations pay for the damage caused by their sizable contributions to the global warming are growing in popularity around the world. #climateaction

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Climate Action: Can We Change the Climate From the Grassroots Up?

Climate Action: Can We Change the Climate From the Grassroots Up?

Climate crisis often overshadow positive actions taken by citizens around the world

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