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Record Heat and Flimsy Power Grid Across US Illustrates Urgent Need for Green Infrastructure

Posted by on June 18, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Record Heat and Flimsy Power Grid Across US Illustrates Urgent Need for Green Infrastructure

Texas’ grid shutting down in both cold and heat,” said one Democratic lawmaker, “underscores the facts we need to invest in clean and renewable energy infrastructure. Immediately. #heatwave #gogreen

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Scientist Who Spent Year at ‘Epicenter’ of Climate Crisis Warns World May Already Have Hit Arctic ‘Tipping Point’

Posted by on June 17, 2021 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Scientist Who Spent Year at ‘Epicenter’ of Climate Crisis Warns World May Already Have Hit Arctic ‘Tipping Point’

The atmospheric scientist that led a major year-long Arctic research expedition said Tuesday that the world may have already hit one of the so-called climate “tipping points.” #climatecrisis

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Climate Crisis and Negligent Policymakers Blamed for ‘Record Sickening Levels’ of Manatee Deaths in Florida

Climate Crisis and Negligent Policymakers Blamed for ‘Record Sickening Levels’ of Manatee Deaths in Florida

Conservation advocates in Florida are warning that 1,000 manatees in the state’s water could die this year—hundreds more than in recent years—due to starvation has driven by water pollution, the climate crisis, and other man-made harms to the mammals ecosystem. #climatecrisis #manatees #Florida

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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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Record-Breaking Temperature of Nearly 65ºF Logged in Antarctica as Scientists Sound Alarm Over Rapid Ice Melt

Posted by on February 9, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Record-Breaking Temperature of Nearly 65ºF Logged in Antarctica as Scientists Sound Alarm Over Rapid Ice Melt

Climate scientists on Friday revealed the latest troubling new observation in Antarctica, illustrating the consequences of the rapid warming of the area brought on by the manmade climate crisis. #climatechange

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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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‘Green New Dud, Not a Green New Deal’: Climate Groups Denounce Draft Bill From House Democrats

Posted by on January 29, 2020 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
‘Green New Dud, Not a Green New Deal’: Climate Groups Denounce Draft Bill From House Democrats

Environmental advocacy groups issued mixed responses Tuesday after Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee released the legislative text of a draft bill for a national climate plan, with critics charging that the proposal isn’t ambitious enough to address the planetary crisis. #GreenNewDeal #climateaction

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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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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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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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