Climate Change

10/01/20
Author: 
Jerome Small
Australia on fire Jan 2020
 3 January 2020
 
Some firefighters report flames 150 metres high. Read that again, slowly. Flames 150 metres high. Higher than a 40 storey building.

07/01/20
Author: 
George Monbiot

"IMHO, this is a very thought-provoking talk by George Monbiot, especially the part about "the restoration story." An hour seemed to me like a lot of time to invest, but it turned out to be well worth it.

Solidarity,

     Gene"

Mar 23, 2018

George Monbiot speaking at Falmouth University. www.truthfal.com

07/01/20
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage
Real-time flight mapping by flightradar24.com -- December 18, 2019

January 7th 2020

The global aviation industry has started burning jet fuel like there is no tomorrow. Its climate pollution is rocketing upward. And hoped-for "solutions" like biofuels and electric planes are being buried by the rising flood of emissions. In response, a growing number of climate-concerned people, including the world's most famous climate champion, Greta Thunberg, are advocating for less flying.

07/01/20
Author: 
The Energy Mix
‘GROUNDBREAKING’ SUPREME COURT RULING MANDATES FAST CARBON CUT IN THE NETHERLAND - CIEL/Twitter

Dutch campaigners are declaring an “immense victory for climate justice” after a strongly-worded supreme court judgement December 20 upheld governments’ human rights duty to protect citizens from climate change and ordered The Netherlands to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25% below 1990 levels by the end of this year.

06/01/20
Author: 
Saron Gebresellassi, Matt Fodor, Laura Kruse, Alison MacIntosh, Bailey Cameron & Chris Gusen
Toronto transit

December 26, 2019

Free public transit is a growing movement around the world. According to the book Free Public Transit: And Why We Don’t Pay To Ride Elevators, there are 200 cities around the world with some form of fare-free transit, and 97 that are completely fare-free.

05/01/20
Author: 
Aaron Saad
Lorenzer Platz, Nuremberg WE ARE ON FIRE - ACT NOW! Global climate change strike - No Planet B -  09-20-2019

Dec. 29, 2019

But if a Green New Deal can be won, it would recast the past 10 years as something other than a lost decade

Perhaps the most unsettling fact about the effort to get the world on track to addressing climate change this decade is this: there was no point where we came even close.

03/01/20
Author: 
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy
Bernie’s Green New Deal

January 3, 2020 

Bernie’s Green New Deal is the real deal. It is very different from the Green New Deal proposals of other leading Democratic presidential hopefuls.

02/01/20
Author: 
Laura Bliss
Come on and take a free ride. Orlin Wagner/AP

The Missouri city is the first major one in the U.S. to offer no-cost public transportation. Will a boost in subsidized mobility pay off with economic benefits?

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