Posts Tagged ‘climate’

Coal Mines Making Comeback as Biden and Company Head to Climate Change Summit

Next week President Joe Biden and 13 members of his cabinet will fly to Glasgow, Scotland, to attend the United Nation’s climate summit where he and other world leaders will vie to make the greatest commitments to fight so-called climate change. The trip comes as domestic crises continue and the coal industry that Barack Obama […]

Exclusive — Rep. Gallagher: U.S. ‘Dangerously Dependent’ on China, Biden Climate Agenda ‘Screwing Up’ Progress

In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News on Friday in light of the recent intelligence failure concerning China’s hypersonic missile test, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) discussed the “new Cold War” facing America, claiming the U.S. is “dangerously dependent” on Beijing while highlighting the Biden administration’s commitment to a climate change agenda that will weaken our […]

“The transition from using Covid to using Climate Change as the justification for implementing the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the “digital transformation” of the economy and society is well underway” – Whitney Webb

BY RHODA WILSON ON OCTOBER 19, 2021 • Listen Now  Whitney Webb is a writer and researcher for Unlimited Hangout and The Last American Vagabond.  She mostly covers intelligence, technology, surveillance and civil liberties.  Webb made the comment regarding Covid and Climate Change on a tweet in a thread by Jesse Matchey.  Below is the first part of Matchey’s twitter thread consisting of a series of short […]

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

n Sept. 28, Greta Thunberg mocked world leaders when she reiterated their promises to an audience of young activists at the Youth4Climate event in Milan, Italy, saying: “Build back better, blah blah blah, green economy, blah blah blah, net zero by 2050, blah blah blah, climate neutral, blah blah blah… This is all we hear […]

Microplastics are in the air we breathe and in Earth’s atmosphere, and they affect the climate

Microplastics are found in the most remote places on land and in the ocean as well as in our food. Now several studies around the world have confirmed they are also present in the air we breathe. In our research, published today, we investigated for the first time how airborne microplastics behave in the atmosphere […]

Climate Change Viewed from the Attic of the World

Thirteen thousand feet high on the far side of the Himalaya mountains, we have entered the past and the future at the same time. We are a medical expedition and also a pilgrimage, consisting of doctors, nurses, Buddhist clerics, supernumeraries like me, and a large staff of guides, muleteers, and camp tenders. We are bound […]

Event 201 Pandemic Exercise in 2019 Portended Climate of Internet Censorship

Just weeks before the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed, a group of elite government officials, business people, and scientists gathered in New York to plan various strategies for steering society through a deadly pandemic. The scenario may sound like some sort of a conspiracy theory, but it happened two years ago. On Oct. 18, […]

Don’t Let Youth Climate Activists Like Me Burn Out

Environmental activism severely impacts the next generation. Youth activists like Sena Wazer are calling for drastic and radical change in our current policies involving the environment. Here she speaks at an event organized by Sunrise CT to protest a proposed power plant in Killingly, CT on January 13th, 2021.PHOTO BY DOMINIQUE JADE DEMARIA I was […]

Queen Elizabeth Criticizes Those Who ‘Talk, But Don’t Do’ Regarding Climate Change

Queen Elizabeth experienced a hot mic of sorts at the opening of Welsh parliament in Cardiff on Thursday. The queen was seen and heard conversing with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Welsh politician Elin Jones about the upcoming United Nations climate change conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, where world leaders will gather to talk about […]

Merging of climate and covid narratives established at Russian forum

MOSCOW, RUSSIA—Rae Kwon Chung (L), United Nations Agenda 21 contributor and Chairman of the Global Energy Prize International Committee, at the first press conference by laureates of the 2019 Global Energy International Prize. He was advisor to eight U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and contributed as a lead author for an IPCC special report on […]

Honor Indigenous Communities Leading The Way On Climate Justice

Above photo: Joey Montoya, Indigenous Rising Media. As the legacy of colonialism destroys our environment, Indigenous Peoples are at the forefront of fighting back. When Christopher Columbus landed on Turtle Island, which we now call North America, he brought with him a goal of making profit — of taking from the land and people to create commerce. Today, […]

The Greta Thunberg-UN climate case singles out the wrong countries | View

The UN’s response to the Greta Thunberg complaint came out just yesterday. Back in 2019, Thunberg and other teenage activists brought a headline case to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, seeking to prove that inaction on climate change violates children’s rights. It was a hard issue of law and human rights: something […]

New WHO report demands urgent action on climate and health crises

With the United Nations summit just around the corner, the newly released COP26 Special Report calls on governments and policymakers to act with urgency on the current climate and health crises.  As stated in the report, the recommendations were developed in consultation with over 150 organizations and 400 experts and health professionals. In the leadup to […]

Delingpole: BMJ Urges Doctors to Cut Back on Treatment Because Climate Change

Doctors should think less about the health of their patients and more about the health of the planet, an editorial in the BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal) has urged. The editorial, published as part of a special edition dedicated to the forthcoming COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, says that medical treatment contributes significantly […]

How to Raise Climate-Resilient Kids

In the face of climate change, children need positive stress as well as compassion to maintain mental health and inform their responses. Climate-related disasters are on the rise, and carbon emissions are soaring. Parents today face the unprecedented challenge of raising children somehow prepared for a planetary emergency that may last their lifetimes. Few guidebooks are on the shelves […]

Decade of Climate Breakdown Saw 14 per cent of Coral Reefs Vanish

Reef fish and corals in the waters of the Seychelles archipelago. UNDP Between 2009 and 2018, the continuous rise in sea temperature cost the world 14 per cent of its coral reefs – that’s more than the size of Australia’s reefs combined – an UN-backed report revealed on Tuesday. In the Sixth Status of Corals of […]

Climate protesters invade the Louis Vuitton fashion show in Paris

Climate activists from the Extinction Rebellion stormed the runway of Louis Vuitton’s show at Tuesday’s Paris Fashion Week to denounce the industry’s impact on the environment. “Overconsumption = extinction,” read a banner held up by a protester from the international civil disobedience movement against climate change. She climbed onto the podium set up in the […]

Cutting Food Waste: A Lesson In Climate Awareness And Environmental Literacy

Above photo: Students planting seedlings during a field trip to Great Kids Farm in 2019. Anne Rosenthal. America wastes up to 40 percent of its food, and schools are no exception. Teaching students where food comes from is part of the solution. Baltimore, MD – As a “farm to school specialist” in the Baltimore City […]

Climate-change transition in the age of the billionaire

It was supposed to be the greatest transition of modern times. Practically overnight, a dirty, inefficient, and unjust system that encompassed 11 time zones was to undergo an extreme makeover. Billions of dollars were available to speed the process. A new crew of transition experts came up with the blueprint and the public was overwhelmingly […]

Nobel Physics Prize Goes To 3 For Climate Discoveries

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to scientists from Japan, Germany and Italy. Syukuro Manabe, 90, and Klaus Hasselmann, 89, were cited for their work in “the physical modeling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming.” The second half of the prize was awarded to Giorgio Parisi, […]

Are You Going to Take It? Establishment Now Advocating Lockdowns — Not to Save You From Covid, But From Climate Change

According to her bio on her website, Mariana Francesca Mazzucato is an economist with dual Italian – US citizenship. She is a professor at University College London in Economics of Innovation and Public Value and she is the founder and director of their Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. However, according to her recent essay, […]

Climate Activists Stage Protest At Airport Against Private Jet Emissions

Above Photo: The protesters have targeted Farnborough Airport in Hampshire (Extinction Rebellion/PA) Extinction Rebellion activists claim to have blocked all major entrances to a private airport in protest against emissions from private jets. As part of the protest, a stretched limousine has been parked at the gates to Farnborough Airport in Hampshire. ‘Stop Private Flights […]

‘Carbon Crimes’: Torturing Law And Reason to Rid The Planet Of Climate Change Deniers

Several years ago, climate propagandist Al Gore stated, “Climate deniers deserved to be punished.” As tyranny gains traction, it always finds a way to forcibly suppress its intended victims. This article nails it: “The climate movement has discovered criminal law as a tool for conducting climate politics.” The 2019 London play, Kill Climate Deniers, adequately displays the […]

Challenge the Adult World, Pope’s Call to Youth Climate Change Activists

Pope Francis thanked a youth climate activist conference on Wednesday for the participants’ “dreams and projects of goodness” and encouraged them to keep up their advocacy of action to combat climate change. Speaking in Spanish via video to the Youth4Climate event in Milan, which drew 400 young activists from 197 countries, the Pope said their work is […]

The Global North isn’t ready for climate breakdown

When I was growing up in Kolkata, every monsoon the streets would get flooded. I remember looking forward to the days when school would get cancelled and I would get to stay home and watch cartoons. I would look out from the balcony to see life carrying on, people wading through sometimes waist-deep murky brown […]

Climate is the key issue for voters. Is that helping Germany’s Greens?

Climate change has been ranked ahead of immigration and COVID-19 as German voters’ top election issue ahead of Sunday’s vote. But, for the German Greens, that hasn’t translated into election opinion polls. The party has been on the political scene for decades, becoming the largest and one of the most influential Green parties in Europe. […]

Climate Group Insulate Britain Blocks Europe’s Busiest Ferry Port

Climate campaign group Insulate Britain escalated their protest action on Friday by blocking the Port of Dover, the busiest ferry port in Europe, despite the government’s warning that they face possible imprisonment if such disruptive protests continue. More than 40 people blocked the A20 in Kent, which provides access to the Port of Dover. Their […]

German election: How Germany’s deadly floods made climate change a key election issue

Sarah Branse had to act fast when the floodwaters began to rise in her neighbourhood of the Ahr Valley, in Rhineland-Palatinate, on July 14. An intensive care nurse at the Marienhaus Hospital in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Branse knew better than most what needed to be done. Branse, 37, immediately launched a private aid network, encouraging donations […]

US Militarism’s Toxic Impact On Climate Policy

President Biden addressed the UN General on September 21 with a warning that the climate crisis is fast approaching a “point of no return,” and a promise that the United States would rally the world to action. “We will lead not just with the example of our power but, God willing, with the power of […]

On Biden-Xi Phone Conversation and Some Thoughts on “Climate Science”

The telephone conversation that took place on 9th September between the presidents of the People’s Republic of China and the USA, initiated by the latter, is well worth commenting on. Notably, this was only the second interaction between the leaders of the world’s two leading powers in over six months. During the first of these […]

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