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Record-Breaking Northwest Heatwave Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

Record-Breaking Northwest Heatwave Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

The record-shattering heatwave currently scorching the Pacific Northwest has been linked to hundreds of deaths in the region over just the past week, with British Columbia alone reporting at least 486 “sudden and unexpected” fatalities since last Friday. #HeatWave2021

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‘Seismic Shift’ in World’s Approach to Land Use, Wildlife, and Climate Action Needed to Avoid New ‘Era of Pandemics,’ Study Says

Posted by on October 30, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Seismic Shift’ in World’s Approach to Land Use, Wildlife, and Climate Action Needed to Avoid New ‘Era of Pandemics,’ Study Says

Warning that without a “seismic shift” in how world governments approach the treatment of wildlife, land conservation, and public health, the planet could be entering an “era of pandemics #climateaction

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New Study Shows 50% Coral Decline on Great Barrier Reef

Posted by on October 18, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
New Study Shows 50% Coral Decline on Great Barrier Reef

A new study published Tuesday found that half of the coral in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have been killed off over the past three decades as ocean temperatures rise due to human-caused global heating. #GreatBarrierReef

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With Planet and the Future on the Line, Sunrise Movement Doubles Down on 2020 After RBG’s Death

Posted by on September 22, 2020 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
With Planet and the Future on the Line, Sunrise Movement Doubles Down on 2020 After RBG’s Death

The Sunrise Movement on Monday launched a new swing state mobilization campaign aiming to reach more than one million young voters #sunrisemovement

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New Report on Ocean Oxygen Loss Gives ‘Ultimate Wake-Up Call’ to Act on Climate

Posted by on December 8, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
New Report on Ocean Oxygen Loss Gives ‘Ultimate Wake-Up Call’ to Act on Climate

A new report on ocean oxygen loss released Saturday should serve as the “ultimate wake-up call” to take bold action to rein in planet-warming emissions and save the world’s “suffocating seas,” #climagechange

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Eating Well Without Destroying the Climate

Posted by on November 29, 2019 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Eating Well Without Destroying the Climate

Perhaps the biggest climate decision around food that most of us will make is the choice of proteins. Red meats like beef and lamb have a dramatically higher carbon footprint than plant-based options such as beans or tofu. For an equal supply of protein, beef produces 20-25 times as much greenhouse gas emissions on average as beans, and about 12 times as much as tofu. #ecofriendly

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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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Leaked UN Draft Report Warns Rising, Warming Oceans ‘Poised to Unleash Misery’ Worldwide

Posted by on August 30, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Leaked UN Draft Report Warns Rising, Warming Oceans ‘Poised to Unleash Misery’ Worldwide

A draft United Nations report warns “the same oceans that nourished human evolution are poised to unleash misery on a global scale unless the carbon pollution destabilizing Earth’s marine environment is brought to heel. #climatechange

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

Posted 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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