Climate Change

20/11/18
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage

Nov. 16, 2018

California is on the burning edge of climate breakdown. Record-breaking drought and heat have turned the Golden State into a tinderbox. The megafires have followed. In the last two years a string of off-the-chart wildfires have exploded with stunning speed and ferocity across forests, grasslands, rural areas and city neighborhoods. California Governor Jerry Brown has called it "the new abnormal."

20/11/18
Author: 
Deborah Byrd
Scripps Pier after sunset in La Jolla, California. Image via Hayne Palmour IV/San Diego Union-Tribune/Los Angeles Times.

November 14, 2018

Late last month, a team of researchers said Earth’s oceans had warmed 60% more than anyone had realized. Now that result appears unlikely, since a mathematician and climate contrarian has uncovered a scientific error.

18/11/18
Author: 
Extinction Rebellion

 

 

Check out yesterday's launch in Vancouver here.

 

 

17/11/18
Author: 
Matthew Taylor and Damien Gayle

Thousands of protesters occupied bridges across the Thames over extinction crisis in huge act of peaceful civil disobedience

Nov. 17, 2018

17/11/18
Author: 
London

Watch video of London Extinction Rebellion today here.

15/11/18
Author: 
George Monbiot
 ‘Tipping points are likely to remain invisible until we have passed them. We could see changes of state so abrupt and profound that no continuity can be safely assumed.’ Illustration: Ben Jennings

Climate breakdown could be rapid and unpredictable. We can no longer tinker around the edges and hope minor changes will avert collapse

14/11/18
Author: 
Allison Hanes
More than 50,000 marched in Montreal on Saturday in one of several climate-change demonstrations organized in Quebec by the Planet Goes to Parliament / Planète s'invite au parlement. DAVE SIDAWAY / MONTREAL GAZETTE

Sign the pact. March in the streets. Make your voice heard. A grassroots initiative has led to a groundswell of support

Updated: November 12, 2018

14/11/18
Author: 
Carol Dansereau
Beach

Let me tell you about why I woke up crying today. It has to do with just how close we are to full-blown climate disaster. I was thinking about children who are already experiencing the horrible consequences of global warming, and I was thinking about particular children I love and what’s in store for them. Most of all, I was thinking about the unthinkable: that we are on the verge of ensuring that most, if not all, life on Earth will be snuffed out.

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