“The planet-warming emissions generated during the first two months of the war in Gaza were greater than the annual carbon footprint of more than 20 of the world's most climate-vulnerable nations.”
"Humanity's fate hangs in the balance," said U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres at second day of global climate conference. 'Not Reduce. Not Abate': UN Chief Calls for Total Fossil Fuel Phaseout at COP28 Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres delivers an address at the opening ceremony of the World Climate Action Summit during COP28 More
Under the deal, Enbridge will pay more than $61 million a year into the trust fund until Oct. 1, 2041. That's 20 years after the pipeline started operating. The company estimated decommissioning the new pipeline will cost $1.25 billion.
Rising public concern about climate change and measures to reduce the use of carbon-based fuels have yet to fully impact the industry. Two of these oil and gas giants—Exxon and Shell—also fall into the category of being some of the most profitable companies in the world.
Amy Goodman and Dennis Moynihan, interviews by Amy Goodman, an article in her newsletter by Caitlin Johnstone, and Helena Cobban has an extensive analysis of the polls in relation to age group demographics and he climate crisis.
Yes, the planet’s economy is indeed greening relatively rapidly in terms of the growth of renewable energy sources and their ever more striking affordability. Still, nothing is happening fast enough in a world that seems to be breaking heat records weekly. In truth, I just don’t want life to be an eternal weather horror show for my grandkids and that’s why I find today’s piece by TomDispatch regular Stan Cox encouraging. It’s good to know that the young aren’t going to take what their elders have done to them sitting down (so to speak). Tom Englehardt
In a time of both wars/militarism and the climate crisis, VFP CCMP members and our allies are educating the public and taking action, on the street and online. Veterans For Peace has a unique and often much-appreciated perspective on these existential threats - we have presented over 120 slideshows and taken direct action in DC and NYC.
“Practically speaking, Biden has devastated communities and wildlife,” one frustrated climate advocate said. Biden Says He’s “Practically” Declared Climate Emergency — But He Hasn’t By Sharon Zhang Truthout August 9, 2023 President Joe Biden waves toward visitors watching the departure as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House July More
DN!: As the U.N. Warns “The Era of Global Boiling Has Arrived,” Biden Resists Declaring a Climate Emergency
We’re talking about think tanks, publications and the like. And it was convened by the Heritage Foundation, which is, I think, in the climate world, very well known for promoting climate denial for decades, and for even longer promoting this sort of anti-regulatory stance. So, these groups came together in an attempt, essentially, to advise whoever the next president is,...
There is a special place in hell for people who poison the well. It’s an old war tactic— to throw a dead body down into the town well. But when it’s the town managers doing the throwing, you got to wonder who profits and what’s safe to drink.
How protests that double as trainings are growing this fossil fuel divestment campaign, by Ray Bailey
How protests that double as trainings are growing this fossil fuel divestment campaign By melding theory and practice, Philadelphia’s Vanguard S.O.S. are building skills and collective power. Ray Bailey Metta Center for Nonviolence May 25, 2023 On a cool, clear April morning just past 8 a.m., the sprawling corporate campus of the world’s second largest asset More
“The corridor reconstruction will impact most of the existing trees” from the Walker Art Center to Lake Street admitted Director of Public Works, Margaret Kelliher.