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Humanity Is Waging War on Nature

Posted by on December 6, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Humanity Is Waging War on Nature

Two reports detail how failure to reduce fossil fuel use and curb emissions are driving catastrophic global warming. #nature #waronnature

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I Am Greta Isn’t About Climate Change. It’s About the Elusiveness of Sanity in an Insane World

Posted by on November 19, 2020 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
I Am Greta Isn’t About Climate Change. It’s About the Elusiveness of Sanity in an Insane World

We can listen to Greta, without fear, without reproach, without adulation, without cynicism. Or we can carry on with our insane games until the bubble explodes. #IAmGreta

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Advocates Welcome ‘Inspiring’ Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act as ‘Exactly What America Needs Right Now’

Posted by on October 21, 2020 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Advocates Welcome ‘Inspiring’ Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act as ‘Exactly What America Needs Right Now’

Leaders of climate and conservation groups on Tuesday welcomed House Democrats’ introduction of landmark Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act legislation that aims to address the ocean impacts of human-caused global heating and reform federal ocean management #climatesolutions #climatechange #OceanClimateAction

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Why We Need a Global Green New Deal Right Now

Posted by on July 5, 2020 in Eco-Friendly, Economy, Environment, Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Why We Need a Global Green New Deal Right Now

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed a precarious world economy over the edge. This moment offers a rare opportunity to rethink the path that led us here and chart a new course out a Global Green New Deal. #globalgreennewdeal

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Finding Hope in Dark Times While Avoiding Environmentalists’ Mistakes of the Past

Posted by on April 21, 2020 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Finding Hope in Dark Times While Avoiding Environmentalists’ Mistakes of the Past

We are all struggling to find hope in the midst of the incredibly dark times of the coronavirus pandemic. Post pandemic we will need to fight for a green and just recovery that brings together addressing climate change and caring for those hurt by the crisis. #ecofriendly

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Fueled by ‘Eco-Anxiety,’ Majority in US Believe Climate Crisis Most Crucial Issue Facing Society: Poll

Posted by on February 7, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Fueled by ‘Eco-Anxiety,’ Majority in US Believe Climate Crisis Most Crucial Issue Facing Society: Poll

New polling results published Thursday revealed that a majority of U.S. adults believe climate change is the most important issue facing society, have made an effort to reduce their contribution to the global crisis, and are willing to vote for a candidate based on their position on the topic. #climatecrisis

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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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For Role in Sparking ‘Worldwide Movement’ to Fight Climate Crisis, Greta Thunberg Named TIME Magazine Person of the Year

Posted by on December 12, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
For Role in Sparking ‘Worldwide Movement’ to Fight Climate Crisis, Greta Thunberg Named TIME Magazine Person of the Year

Swedish teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday was named TIME magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year for her role in sparking a global youth-led movement that has brought millions into the streets to pressure governments to act on the climate crisis. #gretathunberg

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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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‘Students Have Led and We Must Follow’: Thousands of Scientists From 40 Nations Join Global Climate Strike

Posted by on September 20, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
‘Students Have Led and We Must Follow’: Thousands of Scientists From 40 Nations Join Global Climate Strike

More than 2,000 scientists on Thursday pledged to take part in the Global Climate Strike and week of action beginning Friday, joining the labor movement, Amazon workers, and teachers in refusing to allow children to carry the burden of securing the planet’s future by demanding climate action. #climatestrike

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Open Letter From College Professors Urges Educators Worldwide to Cancel Class, Join Global Climate Strike

Posted by on September 2, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Open Letter From College Professors Urges Educators Worldwide to Cancel Class, Join Global Climate Strike

Highlighting an open letter now co-signed by 175 teachers that urges educators around the world to cancel classes and join the global climate strike scheduled for Sept. 20, two of the original signatories published an op-ed in The Guardian Friday explaining why striking “in the name of climate justice is a resounding endorsement of learning.” #globalclimatestrike

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‘No Time Left for Business as Usual’: Climate Activists Plan Day of Mass Civil Disobedience to #ShutDownDC

Posted by on August 29, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
‘No Time Left for Business as Usual’: Climate Activists Plan Day of Mass Civil Disobedience to #ShutDownDC

Environmental activists are hoping to bring Washington, D.C. to a “gridlocked standstill” next month with a massive act of civil disobedience aimed at disrupting business as usual and getting the attention of members of Congress standing in the way of bold climate action. #ShutDownDC #ClimateStrike #CivilObedience

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6 Critical Climate Actions You Can Take Right Now

Posted by on July 21, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
6 Critical Climate Actions You Can Take Right Now

Deciding which climate actions to take has become even more fraught, given the recent debate over whether individual lifestyle changes make any meaningful impact at all—or whether we should focus all our energies on pushing governments and companies to transform practices. #climatechange #climateaction #NoPlanB

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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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‘What Could Be More Important?’: World Leaders, Media Ignore Biodiversity Report Detailing Mass Extinction Event Now Underway

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘What Could Be More Important?’: World Leaders, Media Ignore Biodiversity Report Detailing Mass Extinction Event Now Underway

Scientists at the UN’s Intergovernmental Science‑Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released a study showing that a million species are at risk for extinction earlier this month—but the report was largely ignored by the corporate news media

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