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‘A False Solution’: 500+ Groups Urge US, Canadian Leaders to Reject Carbon Capture

Posted by on July 20, 2021 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
‘A False Solution’: 500+ Groups Urge US, Canadian Leaders to Reject Carbon Capture

More than 500 organizations on Monday pressured political leaders in the United States and Canada to reject carbon capture as “a false solution” that has become “a dangerous distraction driven by the same big polluters who created the climate emergency.” #ClimateEmergency #CarbonCapture

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‘Future Belongs to Renewable Energy’: Greenland Ditches All Oil Drilling

Posted by on July 19, 2021 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘Future Belongs to Renewable Energy’: Greenland Ditches All Oil Drilling

Greenland announced a halt on new oil and gas exploration, citing climate and other environmental impacts. “Great news!” responded the Center for International Environmental Law. #RenewableEnergy #oildrilling

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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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Researchers Warn Greenland Ice Sheet May Have Already Passed Tipping Point

Posted by on May 19, 2021 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Researchers Warn Greenland Ice Sheet May Have Already Passed Tipping Point

Researchers say part of the Central-Western Greenland ice sheet has reached a tipping point after more than a century of studying its rate of melting. #GreenlandIceSheet #ClimateChange #ClimateEmergency

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Arctic Hits 100.4°F—Hottest Temperature on Record

Posted by on June 23, 2020 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Arctic Hits 100.4°F—Hottest Temperature on Record

A small Siberian town north of the Arctic Circle reached 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday, a figure that—if verified—would be the highest temperature reading in the region since record-keeping began in 1885. #recordheat

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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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Study: Global Effort to Plant a Trillion Trees ‘Overwhelmingly’ Among Most Effective and Cheapest Solutions to Climate Emergency

Posted by on July 7, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Study: Global Effort to Plant a Trillion Trees ‘Overwhelmingly’ Among Most Effective and Cheapest Solutions to Climate Emergency

A rapid global effort to plant billions of trees and the restoration of forests would be the “most effective” strategy for battling the planetary climate emergency. #environmentallyfriendly

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