Posts Tagged ‘climate’

We Cannot Go on Like This: Merkel Says on Tackling Climate Crisis After Floods

Destroyed houses are seen in Schuld, Germany, Thursday, July 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) Less than three months before leaving office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has openly conceded that the industrial world has failed to adequately fight climate change and that more rapid, pain-inducing steps were urgently needed. Media reports said: Merkel, who has led Europe’s largest economy and […]

It’s time for an urgent intervention in the food system ruining our climate

Image Credit: Pixabay Wildfires, heatwaves, hurricanes and droughts: the deadly impacts of climate change are becoming more intense and devastating. While the transition to a real, renewable energy system is imperative to a livable climate future, it’s just as urgent to address the destructive impacts of our industrial food system. The current system is highly concentrated […]

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

Image Credit: DeSmogUK When Royal Dutch Shell published its annual environmental report in April, it boasted that it was investing heavily in renewable energy. The oil giant committed to installing hundreds of thousands of charging stations for electric vehicles around the world to help offset the harm caused by burning fossil fuels. On the same […]

As US broils and Europe floods, media dismiss EU climate plan as ‘ambitious’

Image Credit: Reuters When detailing catastrophic weather events, prominent corporate news outlets show less reluctance than in the past (FAIR.org, 9/22/20, 4/22/21) to prominently pointing out that these events are caused by human-driven climate change. But when humans seek to take aggressive action against this aggressive reality, reporters frame those goals as lofty and unlikely […]

Protesters Urge Boris Johnson To Take Climate Talks Seriously

Protesters will fill London’s Parliament Square on Friday morning, calling on the prime minister, Boris Johnson, to make the climate crisis his top priority, as the UK prepares to host UN talks that will determine whether the world tips into environmental catastrophe this decade. Giant alarm clocks will show time running out, while 100 protesters chant […]

New report reveals top 15 retail giants that contribute most to climate crisis through fossil-fuel-powered shipping

Image Credit: Asia Times A new report revealed the top 15 retail giants impacting the environment and public health. According to the report, the retail companies’ manufacturing and transport choices are “damning.” Research conducted by nonprofits Pacific Environment and Stand.earth uncovered Walmart to be the top retail maritime shipping polluter followed by Ashley, Target, Dole, […]

Climate: We Are Not Doing Enough!

The Keeling Curve continues to rise steadily Measurements of the carbon dioxide content of the earth’s atmosphere as a function of time have been made ever since 1958 at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. The resulting graph is called the “Keeling Curve”, in honor of Charles David Keeling, who started the monitoring and continued […]

Stop Exxon’s Climate Change Misinformation Campaign-See Plastic Pollution Direct Result of Oil Industry Non Regulation

Posted by Tiffany White Target: Joe Manchin, Chairman of Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources Goal: Investigate fossil fuel companies for misleading public and for active attempts to sabotage climate-related efforts.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?client=ca-pub-2598521971411695&output=html&h=280&adk=894098213&adf=1557869051&pi=t.aa~a.901905492~i.6~rp.4&w=610&fwrn=4&fwrnh=100&lmt=1626537537&num_ads=1&rafmt=1&armr=3&sem=mc&pwprc=5108040983&psa=1&ad_type=text_image&format=610×280&url=https%3A%2F%2Fforcechange.com%2F589848%2Fstop-exxons-climate-change-misinformation-campaign%2F&flash=0&fwr=0&pra=3&rh=153&rw=610&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&wgl=1&fa=27&uach=WyJXaW5kb3dzIiwiMTAuMCIsIng4NiIsIiIsIjkxLjAuODY0LjY3IixbXSxudWxsLG51bGwsbnVsbF0.&dt=1626537537586&bpp=1&bdt=1917&idt=-M&shv=r20210712&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3D96e7e8f8e68869c4-22b3a51b64ba005c%3AT%3D1626283331%3ART%3D1626283331%3AS%3DALNI_Ma8_S5uVq5-fMoJ7k4lZdNqo4SIaw&prev_fmts=0x0%2C970x250&nras=2&correlator=3216111188198&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=2125220887.1626283332&ga_sid=1626537537&ga_hid=1910087314&ga_fc=0&u_tz=-420&u_his=1&u_java=0&u_h=768&u_w=1366&u_ah=728&u_aw=1366&u_cd=24&u_nplug=3&u_nmime=4&adx=205&ady=1038&biw=1349&bih=657&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=31060047%2C44740386%2C44743203%2C31061683&oid=3&pvsid=3434792742260520&pem=565&wsm=1&eae=0&fc=1408&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C1366%2C0%2C1366%2C728%2C1366%2C657&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7Cs%7C&abl=NS&fu=128&bc=31&ifi=4&uci=a!4&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=RRFxqWkwOq&p=https%3A//forcechange.com&dtd=17 An estimated one billion marine lives boiled to death in the Pacific Northwest heat waves. One town very nearly reached the hottest temperature ever […]

Deadly flooding and heatwaves in Europe highlight urgency of climate action, says WMO

Floods have affected cities across Europe, including Zurich in Switzerland Heavy rainfall that has triggered deadly and catastrophic flooding in several western European countries, is just the latest indicator that all nations need to do more to hold back climate change-induced disasters, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday. The UN agency said that […]

German president says fighting climate change key to preventing floods

Germany’s president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, said that fighting climate change is the only way of preventing natural disasters like the floods that devastated Europe this week. Steinmeier said he had spoken to regional leaders in the areas of Germany most badly affected by the flooding, and that they had described “harrowing” conditions on the ground. Across […]

Europe floods: Death toll passes 100 in Germany and Belgium as climate crisis blamed

More than 100 people have died in the floods that have devastated Germany and Belgium, while authorities desperately try to trace over 1,000 missing people in one German district alone. In Germany alone, more than 90 people have died in what is the country’s worst mass loss of life in years. That number was feared […]

Climate change and COVID-19 are part of Pope Francis’ piecemeal WWIII – waged to bailout / save the Fourth Reich EU

In searching for a new enemy to unite us, we came up with (invented) the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, would fit the bill” Vatican think tank Club of Rome – founded by Accademia dei Lincei, Rome, Italy The sole purpose of Pope Francis devised climate change hoax – Laudato Si was […]

EU unveils landmark climate change plan with tougher targets for foreign companies and transport industry

The European Union has announced sweeping legislation to cut its carbon footprint by more than half by the end of this decade, including tougher caps on car emissions and a plan to tax foreign companies for the pollution they create. The European Green Deal: Fit for 55 plan is an attempt to wean the continent […]

It seems Swiss Nationals do not want climate measures

Swiss electors dismissed a triad of climate suggestions on Sunday, including another law expected to help the nation meet its objective for cutting fossil fuel byproducts under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Another CO2 law was barely dismissed, with 51.6% of electors denying it in a national poll led under the country’s arrangement of […]

Climate Breakdown And The Corporate Media

‘Six Months To Avert Climate Crisis.’ In his classic science fiction novel, ‘Foundation’, Isaac Asimov posited a future in which ‘psychohistorians’ could predict outcomes based on past history and the large-scale behavior of human populations by combining psychology and the mathematics of probability. Using ‘psychohistory’, the protagonist Hari Seldon discovers that the 12,000-year-old Galactic Empire […]

Bill Gates Gives Speech Demanding Action on Climate Change to ‘Elites’ Who Flew in on Private Jets

Bill Gates on Friday told his fellow billionaires that more needed to be done to combat climate change during an address at the annual Sun Valley conference in Idaho. With many of his fellow captains of industry, entertainment and technology having flown in by private jet, Gates told them the problem was real. The busy […]

New Findings On How Climate Affected Body and Brain Size in Genus Homo

A new study of fossils from the genus  Homo from all over the world has concluded that human body size is linked to differences in climate and temperature. In essence they have found that cold climates made for larger bodies and warmer climates for smaller bodies. The results are literally “hot off the press” and were […]

NYTimes Claims Western Heat Wave Caused by Climate Change Based on ‘Rapid Attribution’ Study

The New York Times claimed Wednesday that the recent heatwave in the western U.S. was caused by climate change, citing a “rapid attribution” that has not been peer-reviewed, and downplaying the uncertainty expressed by scientists about the causal link. The Times reported in an article titled “Climate Change Drove Western Heat Wave’s Extreme Records, Analysis Finds”: The extraordinary […]

Grandparents Protest Chase And Pressure Biden On Climate

Above Photo: Facebook/2021 Walk for Our Grandchildren Tired from trekking 170 miles from Biden’s birthplace to his hometown, a dozen of us grandparents decided to take a stand for climate justice by sitting down. In over six decades of social action I’d never done nonviolent confrontation in a rocking chair. At 83 years old, I […]

Is Alternative Energy The Best Solution To Climate Catastrophe?

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. July 7, 2021 Above photo: Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “Accumulate, accumulate! That is Moses and the prophets!… Accumulation for the sake of accumulation, production for the sake of production: this was the historical mission of the bourgeoisie in the period of its domination …”  Karl Marx, […]

BBC Pressured to Delete Article on Positive Aspects of Climate Change

by Ben Squires The BBC’s educational website Bitesize has removed a page on climate change following backlash. There was furious reaction online over the page highlighting the benefits of climate change and the outlet was pressured into only listing the negatives. BBC’s Bitesize is an educational website targeting school-going kids. The use of the website […]

The Far-Left Climate Change Fascists At Time Magazine Now Say Your Home Air Conditioning Systems Must Be Sacrificed In Order To Save The Planet

The troubled history of air-conditioning suggests not that we chuck it entirely but that we focus on public cooling, on public comfort, rather than individual cooling, on individual comfort. How far will the Climate Change fascists go? All the way. If you let them, they will reduce you to living a box made by a […]

Spectacular Caerlaverock Castle Is Under The Climate Microscope

Climatology experts are working with archaeologists in examining the impact of medieval climate change on one of Scotland’s oldest stone castles. Caerlaverock Castle lies less than 3 miles (4.8 km) from the sea in a well-known wetland preservation zone. If you like your 13th century castles with a degree of  spectacular, then Caerlaverock Castle is for […]

Only Anti-Imperialism Can Save Us From Climate Catastrophe

[embedded content] The Green New Deal has become a popular slogan among progressive Democrats in recent years. But we need to be wary of the capitalist class co-opting the energy around climate change to maintain the imperialist global order they benefit from. To discuss this and more, Rania Khalek is joined by Max Ajl, a […]

Joe Biden: Record Heat in Portland Means We Must Spend More to Fight Climate Change

President Joe Biden expressed his alarm Tuesday over record high temperatures in Portland, promising to spend more money on “natural infrastructure” to fight climate change. The president spoke about the heatwave in the Pacific Northwest during a trip to Wisconsin to promote infrastructure spending, as temperatures skyrocketed above 100 degrees. “Anybody ever believe you’d turn […]

ACH (1547) Dr. Eric Karlstrom – The Scientist, The Spy, And The Climate Change Fraud

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1547) Dr. Eric Karlstrom – The Scientist, The Spy, And The Climate Change Fraud Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on June 29 2021, Andy is joined by Dr. Eric Karlstrom, for a show entitled, “The […]

Northwestern Heatwave Sparks Calls for Transformative Climate Action

Children play in the Salmon Springs Fountain on June 27, 2021 in Portland, Oregon. Record-breaking temperatures lingered over the Northwest during a historic heatwave this weekend. (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) As the Pacific Northwest and southwestern Canada bake under what’s being described as a “once-in-a-millennium” heat dome, green groups on Monday reiterated the need for transformational change to […]

We Don’t Need a New Report to Know It’s Time to Act Urgently on the Climate Crisis

The record-breaking heat and intensifying drought engulfing the western U.S. right now are a stark reminder of how climate change is loading the weather dice against us. It’s making heatwaves hotter and longer, and droughts stronger. Yet, what we see today is just a fraction of what’s anticipated unless serious and immediate actions are taken to […]

Climate Crisis Pushes A Million People in Madagascar to the ‘Edge of Starvation,’ Says WFP

Climate crisis has pushed communities in Madagascar to the verge of starvation. The World Food Programme (WFP) says resources are scarce in the country after the worst drought in four decades. The WFP said more than a quarter of people are suffering in one area. And $78.6 million is needed to fight the crisis. Climate […]

President-elect Raisi invited to UN climate change meeting

TEHRAN — Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the president-elect of Iran, has been invited to attend the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. COP26 will be held from November 1 to 12 under the presidency of the UK. Raisi, who won the June 18 elections by a landslide, will take […]

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