Record-Breaking Heat Waves Have Arrived Decades Earlier Than Predicted

By Sasha Abramsky, Truthout. -

The heat waves of 2021, which have pummeled western regions of the United States and Canada, have killed, at a minimum, hundreds of people. In British Columbia, authorities recorded a spike in [...]

Media Dismiss European Union Climate Plan As ‘Ambitious’

By Olivia Riggio, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

A recent New York Times article (7/9/21) describes a sickening scene in the wake of the Pacific Northwest’s heat wave: Dead mussels and clams coated rocks in the Pacific Northwest, their [...]

Global Call On Banks To Stop Financing Fossil Fuels

By Fossil Banks No Thanks!. -

To stop the world descending into full climate chaos, the continued burning of fossil fuels must be brought to an end as soon as possible. Even burning all coal, oil, and gas reserves already in [...]

Kayaktivists Are Working To Permanently Close Coal Power Plant

By Michael Towfighi, Concord Monitor. -

Julie Macuga paints two scenes when describing the Merrimack River – the first as a scenic site, where kayakers and canoers alike can float in nature. The second image is an ugly industrial site [...]

Amazon Rainforest Is Releasing More Carbon Than It Stores

By Georgina Gustin, Inside Climate News. -

Over the last several years researchers have said that the Amazon is on the verge of transforming from a crucial storehouse for heat-trapping gasses to a source of them, a dangerous shift that [...]

Wet Bulb Temperature Is The Scariest Part Of The Climate Crisis

By Tim Andersen, Medium. -

Wet bulb temperature is one of those features of climate change caused by global warming that often gets left out when discussing the radical changes our planet is going to experience in the [...]

US Drilling Approvals Increase Despite Biden Climate Pledge

By Matthew Brown, Associated Press. -

Billings, Montana — Approvals for companies to drill for oil and gas on U.S. public lands are on pace this year to reach their highest level since George W. Bush was president, underscoring [...]

Oregon Workers Feared For Their Lives During Heat Wave

By Dave Jamieson, Huffington Post. -

As a record-breaking heat wave gripped Oregon in late June, a diner at a Red Robin burger joint sent an urgent message to the state’s OSHA office: Every worker in the restaurant appeared to be in [...]

Environmental Racism And Detroit

By Emma Boyhtari, . -

Oftentimes, racism and environmentalism are thought of as separate issues. Since the Black Lives Matter uprising of last summer, however, there has been a growing awareness of the scope of racism [...]

Climate Breakdown And The Corporate Media

In today’s world, the prospects for human civilisation, never mind the existence of historians in the future, look bleak indeed. According to many leading climate scientists and biologists, the [...]

Future Of Our Planet Depends On Ending New Cold War

By Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams. -

A coalition of nearly 50 environmental and other advocacy groups critical of the U.S. government's increasingly hostile approach to China sent a letter Thursday to President Joe Biden and members [...]

Objection To Geoengineering Spurs Debate About Social Justice In Science

By Haley Dunleavey, Inside Climate News. -

It was February in northern Sweden and the sun was returning after a dark winter. In the coming months the tundra would reawaken with lichens and shrubs for reindeer to forage in the permafrost [...]

Grandparents Protest Chase And Pressure Biden On Climate

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

"Because the bank management chose to avoid arrests at its front door, our group eventually took our rockers and banners and moved into the street in front of the bank. There we were arrested — [...]