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

Written 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?

Written 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

Written 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

Written 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’

Written 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?

Written by on June 22, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
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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‘Huge Victory’ for Grassroots Climate Campaigners as New York Lawmakers Reach Deal on Sweeping Climate Legislation

Written by on June 18, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘Huge Victory’ for Grassroots Climate Campaigners as New York Lawmakers Reach Deal on Sweeping Climate Legislation

Members of the grassroots climate campaigners, NY Renews coalition celebrated on Monday after New York lawmakers reached a deal on the Climate and Communities Protection Act and called on the state to pass the bill.

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New Study Shows Nearly 600 Plants Wiped Out Over the Past 250 Years

Written by on June 12, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
New Study Shows Nearly 600 Plants Wiped Out Over the Past 250 Years

Plants underpin all life on Earth, they provide the oxygen we breathe and the food we eat, as well as making up the backbone of the world’s ecosystems—so plant extinction is bad news for all species.

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SEIU First National Union to Endorse Green New Deal

Written by on June 7, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
SEIU First National Union to Endorse Green New Deal

The SEIU, one of the largest unions in the country with more than 1.1 million members, is the first national labor union to endorse the proposed legislation, which would radically revamp the U.S. economy in a bid to combat the climate crisis.

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97% of Scientists Don’t Agree On The Cause of Climate Change, But They Do Agree On Some Things

97% of Scientists Don’t Agree On The Cause of Climate Change, But They Do Agree On Some Things

The notion that the planet is warming at an alarming rate due to an increase in man-made CO2 emissions is not nearly as proven by real science as the politicians, lobbyists, and activists would have you believe.

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‘We Are the Ones Making a Difference’: Greta Thunberg Addresses Extinction Rebellion in London

Written by on April 22, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
‘We Are the Ones Making a Difference’: Greta Thunberg Addresses Extinction Rebellion in London

A day before countries around the world celebrate Earth Day, activist and leader of the School Strike for Climate Greta Thunberg addressed protesters in London who have been occupying a number of major landmarks for almost a week, rallying the demonstrators to continue their fight against the “existential crisis” brought about by climate change.

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In An Emotional Plea, Greta Thunberg Begs EU to Take Urgent Climate Action

Written by on April 18, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
In An Emotional Plea, Greta Thunberg Begs EU to Take Urgent Climate Action

In a 13-minute speech to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) that equated civilization to “a castle built on sand” and was punctuated by applause from the chamber, Greta Thunberg admonished the MEPs for inaction on the climate crisis and begged them to “wake up” and “unite behind the science.”

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Researchers Warn Arctic Has Entered ‘Unprecedented State’ That Threatens Global Climate Stability

Written by on April 9, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 1 Comment
Researchers Warn Arctic Has Entered ‘Unprecedented State’ That Threatens Global Climate Stability

A new research paper by American and European climate scientists focused on Arctic warming reveals that the “smoking gun” when it comes to changes in the world’s northern polar region is rapidly warming air temperatures that are having—and will continue to have—massive and negative impacts across the globe. #climatecrises

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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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