Posts Tagged ‘climate’

Arrests At London Climate-Change Protests Top 1,000

Arrests At London Climate-Change Protests Top 1,000 Above Photo: Police officers detain a climate change activist at Waterloo Bridge during the Extinction Rebellion protest in London, April 17. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls News.Trust also reported that Extinction Rebellion “highlighted that the poorest 50 percent of the global population is being hit hardest by climate change – but have […]

Saving Ecosystems To Protect The Climate, And Vice Versa: A Global Deal For Nature

Saving Ecosystems To Protect The Climate, And Vice Versa: A Global Deal For Nature Above Photo: The Arctic tundra is among several key ecosystems that store large amounts of carbon, keeping it out of the atmosphere, but that are under increasing pressure as global temperatures rise. Credit: Dave Walsh/VW Pics/UIG via Getty Images For years, […]

London police restrict climate protests as arrests pass 1,000

Police in the British capital have arrested more than 1,000 people in over one week of climate protests in the city as restrictions are imposed on where people can hold their peaceful demonstrations. Authorities said on Monday that they will allow protests to continue in Marble Arch while announcing that other areas in central […]

In The Wake Of Cyclone Idai, The North Has A Climate Debt To Pay

In The Wake Of Cyclone Idai, The North Has A Climate Debt To Pay By William Minter, Fpif.org April 12, 2019 Above Photo: From Fpif.org Civil society groups are doing the hard work of recovery, but it’s fossil fuel companies and rich countries that need to step up. Weeks after Cyclone Idai struck the coast of Mozambique, near […]

US Judge Halts Hundreds Of Drilling Projects In Groundbreaking Climate Change Ruling

In a rebuke of the Trump administration’s ‘energy-first’ agenda, a judge rules greenhouse gas emissions must be considered In the first significant check on the Trump administration’s “energy-first” agenda, a US judge has temporarily halted hundreds of drilling projects for failing to take climate change into account. Drilling had been stalled on more than 300,000 […]

Indefinite Detention For All + Nebraska Aid & Is Your Bank Financing Climate Chaos?

Indefinite Detention For All + Nebraska Aid & Is Your Bank Financing Climate Chaos?   Above Photo: From Occupy.com What better way to make immigrants feel at home than to bring them into the fold of indefinite detention? Next up, the Rainforest Action Network has graded the world’s biggest banks on their financing of fossil […]

Can The World Unite For The Climate Crisis?

Can The World Unite For The Climate Crisis? Above:  Extinction Rebellion organized Rebellion Day on Saturday, November 17, 2018. By Kevin J. Frost – ShutterStock. A team of researchers at Tufts University recently analyzed over five million scenarios predicting the future of the climate to answer the question of whether or not we can stay […]

Millions Of Youth March Against Climate Change

Millions Of Youth March Against Climate Change Above photo: Saeed Khan / AFP / Getty Images An estimated 1.4 million students and youth walked out of school and took part in Friday’s worldwide demonstrations against climate change. The internationally coordinated protests, the largest in sixteen years, were organized in response to the growing realization among young […]

Researchers: Violence, War And Climate Change Are Linked

Researchers: Violence, War And Climate Change Are Linked Above Photo: A student holds a placard during a demonstration in Paris, France, on Friday to draw attention to climate change. (Francois Mori / AP) LONDON—Stand by for long hot summers marked by riot and racial tension. As climate change stokes mayhem, global warming is likely to see a […]

Finding Hope In The Midst Of Climate Disruption

Finding Hope In The Midst Of Climate Disruption The climate crisis is no longer an abstract concept, it is here and it is getting worse. Each new report finds the temperatures are getting hotter, the ice is melting faster and the seas are rising, not to mention the storms, fires and droughts. In his new […]

On the Front Lines Of The Climate Change Movement: Mike Roselle Draws A Line

On the Front Lines Of The Climate Change Movement: Mike Roselle Draws A Line Above and below: Mike Roselle (right) with James Guin McGuinness (left). Photo Antrim Caskey The following is an excerpt from the new book The Big Heat: Earth on the Brink by Jeffrey St. Clair and Joshua Frank. The beard is graying. The hair […]

U.S. Intelligence Officials Warn Climate Change Is A Worldwide Threat

The nation’s intelligence community warned in its annual assessment of worldwide threats that climate change and other kinds of environmental degradation pose risks to global stability because they are “likely to fuel competition for resources, economic distress, and social discontent through 2019 and beyond.” Released Tuesday, the Worldwide Threat Assessment prepared by the Director of National Intelligence added […]

Hacking the Planet – The Catastrophic Consequences of Climate Engineering

Dane Wigington, Contributor Waking Times Climate engineering and weather warfare are ultimately one in the same. The ongoing atmospheric experiments taking place in our skies have a long history with many objectives and agendas being carried out, the equation is complex. If we are to have any chance of exposing and halting catastrophic global climate engineering operations, we must first […]

People Power: 160,000 European Protesters Demand Action On Climate Crisis

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Tackling The Twin Challenges Of Climate Change And Inequality

Tackling The Twin Challenges Of Climate Change And Inequality Above Photo: People walk upstairs at the Davos Congress Centre where the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum 2019 takes place, January 20, 2019 [Markus Schreiber/AP] We need the Davos elite to change the rules of the global economy to benefit people and the planet […]

Fighting Climate Change With A Green TVA

Fighting Climate Change With A Green TVA Above Photo: Illustration by Jon White People’s Policy Project has released its seventh major paper: “Fighting Climate with a Green Tennessee Valley Authority.” Matt Bruenig authored the paper. Jon White designed the paper. The paper contains a brief proposal outlining how to use the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a […]

2019 Is The Year To Embrace Energy Democracy – Or Face Social And Climate Breakdown

2019 Is The Year To Embrace Energy Democracy – Or Face Social And Climate Breakdown Above Photo: Image: Gilet Jaunes protests began as a protest against tax increases on oil products. Toulouse, 29 December 2018. Credit: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images, all rights reserved. The private sector has proved it can’t lead the transition to a low-carbon economy. […]

Hacking the Planet: The Catastrophic Consequences of Climate Engineering

January 18th, 2019 By Dane Wigington Guest writer for Wake Up World Geoengineering Watch: Our Most Comprehensive Climate Engineering Presentation Climate engineering and weather warfare are ultimately one in the same. The ongoing atmospheric experiments taking place in our skies have a long history with many objectives and agendas being carried out, the equation is complex. If we are to have […]

Youth Climate Leaders Occupy Schumer’s Office To Demand Support For Green New Deal

Youth Climate Leaders Occupy Schumer’s Office To Demand Support For Green New Deal Above Photo: “We’re not going anywhere, Sen. Schumer,” 350.org, one of the groups that organized the action, wrote on Twitter. “We’re going to keep showing up until Democratic leaders like you step up and show the real climate leadership we need—or step […]

COP 24 Deal Is Morally Unacceptable And Inadequate For Climate Crisis

COP 24 Deal Is Morally Unacceptable And Inadequate For Climate Crisis Above: COP 24 protest of Trump administration call for more coal. By Monika Skolimowska for picture alliance via Getty Images Note: The COP 24 completed in Poland was another example of the failure of world leaders to confront the crisis of climate change. The failure […]

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