This The Guardian article discusses how fossil fuel production is on track for double the safe climate limit. ‘We’re in a deep hole over the climate crisis and we need to stop digging,’ warn experts.
The world’s nations are on track to produce more than twice as much coal, oil […]Continue reading
This article discusses why reindeer and their herders in Mongolia paying ‘first price’ for climate change. Temperatures in Mongolia, an east Asian country between Russia and China, are rising faster than the global average.
Reindeer herders in the Mongolian mountains are paying the “first price” for climate change, with ice patches […]Continue reading
This article discusses why shale gas development stymies efforts to combat climate change.
Continued development of shale oil and gas is a bridge fuel gone too far, according to Dr. Brian Schwartz, senior investigator at the Geisinger Health Research Center.
Dr. Schwartz, part of a Tuesday afternoon “Science and Policy” panel […]Continue reading
This The Tyee article discusses why renewables alone won’t end the climate crisis. ‘We have to look at downsizing, degrowth, using less.’
Although the media still portrays climate change as some vague threat to “the environment,” it is really a self-made blitzkrieg that is already destabilizing a highly energy-intensive and complex […]Continue reading
This article discusses toxic algae, climate change, bad policy: Canadian scientists say fresh water under threat.
Canada will be up a creek without a paddle if it doesn’t acknowledge threats to its fresh water, says a report from some of the country’s top water scientists.
“We’ve enjoyed the luxury […]Continue reading
This article discusses why our endangered species are even more endangered by climate change. A new study finds nearly all endangered species in the U.S. are threatened by climate change.
A new study finds 99.8 percent of the 459 U.S. animals listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) […]Continue reading
This The Guardian article discusses how global heating is supercharging the Indian Ocean climate system. Indian Ocean dipole events, linked to bushfires and floods, are becoming stronger and more frequent, scientists say.
Global heating is “supercharging” an increasingly dangerous climate mechanism in the Indian Ocean that has played a role […]Continue reading
This The New Republic article discusses why the climate movement needs more creative tactics. Strikes and marches are the traditional tools of the left. But are they enough for something this big?
The United States’ climate movement emerged unexpectedly. Following a decade of Ronald Reagan and Gordon Gekko singing the praises […]Continue reading
This Mongabay article discusses a study that shows that conserving wildlife is key to tropical forests’ carbon storage.
A new study shows that a decrease in the fruit-eating animals that disperse tree seeds leads to a reduction in carbon storage in the tropical forests of Southeast Asia.Continue reading
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This CBC article discusses the path to net-zero emissions; it won’t be easy, but here’s how it can be done. To keep temperatures from increasing, we need to stop greenhouse gas emissions altogether.
When you hear about climate change you might think it is a good idea to lower our […]Continue reading