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13/09/19
Author: 
Jake Johnson
Students seen holding placards while chanting slogans during a youth-led climate protest in London on May 24, 2019. (Photo: Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

"We cannot let the vital idealism of this new generation be poisoned by cynicism and doubt. This is our last chance. They are our last chance. We must stand with them."

 September 12, 2019

13/09/19
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
Thousands of young people gathered in Parliament Square in central London to protest against the government's lack of action on the climate crisis and destruction of the environment on Feb. 15, 2019. (Photo: Wiktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

"They are finally treating the crisis like a crisis," said 14-year-old New Yorker and climate striker Alexandria Villaseñor.

September 12, 2019

Climate advocates celebrated Thursday after New York City's public school system announced it would excuse the absences of students who have a parent's permission to participate in the global climate strike on Friday, Sept. 20.

12/09/19
Author: 
Gene McGuckin
Climate Change Action Canada - Photo credit: Justin Tang/Canadian Press

September 12, 2019

While many Canadians are looking to the October 21st federal election for solutions to global climate disruption, the climate plans from the four major parties offer none.

Any genuine solution will require reining in an economic system that demands eternal growth in a finite ecosystem, mitigating or adapting to multiplying environmental and social disasters, and drastically reducing consumption. Deadline: yesterday!

11/09/19
Author: 
Stephen Buranyi
The air conditioning trap

The warmer it gets, the more we use air conditioning. The more we use air conditioning, the warmer it gets. Is there any way out of this trap? 

Aug. 29, 2019

11/09/19
Author: 
Stephen Buranyi
air conditioned world

The warmer it gets, the more we use air conditioning. The more we use air conditioning, the warmer it gets. Is there any way out of this trap? 

Aug. 29, 2019

03/09/19
Author: 
Harry Cockburn
Global Climate Crisis
August 28, 2019
[you can see more photos at link here.]

Macron suggests similar aid initiative for sub-Saharan African nations as for Amazon
 
02/09/19
Author: 
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Students take part in a climate rally in London's Parliament Square on May 24, 2019. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
 August 30, 2019

"We risk losing credibility with an entire generation of students if we cannot take action in support of the defining cause of their generation."
 
02/09/19
Author: 
Ryan Grim
Trucks drive alongside scorched fields on the BR-163 highway in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, on Aug. 23, 2019. Photo: Leo Correa/AP
 August 27 2019

TWO BRAZILIAN FIRMS owned by a top donor to President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are significantly responsible for the ongoing destruction of the Amazon rainforest, carnage that has developed into raging fires that have captivated global attention. 

25/08/19
Author: 
The Sunday Edition CBC

[Editor: A frightening account of the effects of climate change right now in India and the political, economic and social background to the suffering of people from climate change there.] 

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Aug 23, 2019

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