Posts Tagged ‘ climate change ’

2019: The Year in Climate Change – The New York Times

A climate denier-in-chief sits in the White House today. But not for long – by Elizabeth Warren | The Guardian

‘In November 2020, it won’t just be Donald Trump on the ballot but also the chance to renew America’s climate leadership for a safer, cleaner, more secure and more prosperous future.’ Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

The next president must rejoin the Paris agreement and show the world that the United States is ready to lead on the international stage again writes Elizabeth Warren

Source: A climate denier-in-chief sits in the White House today. But not for long | Elizabeth Warren | Opinion | The Guardian

Ex-California governor: Wildfires ‘only a taste of the horror’ of climate change | TheHill

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“I said it was the new normal a few years ago,’’ Brown told Politico. “This is serious …. but this is only the beginning. This is only a taste of the horror and the terror that will occur in decades.’’

“And it will occur in various spots: in America, in Africa, in Canada,’’ Brown added. “It’s unpredictable, other than the fact that it will get worse in present trajectory. Washington, under [President] Trump, is doing very little — and even the Congress has been unable to mobilize under Washington.’’ – ex-Governor Jerry Brown

Source: Ex-California governor: Wildfires ‘only a taste of the horror’ of climate change | TheHill

The Pope’s Memo on Climate Change Is a Mind-Blower | WIRED

Pope Francis waves from the central balcony of St Peter’s Basilica, April 5, 2015 in Vatican City, Vatican.

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In a new encyclical, Francis lays out Earth’s problem with an increasingly messed-up climate.

Source: The Pope’s Memo on Climate Change Is a Mind-Blower | WIRED

In the Dust of this Planet | FOP

dust storm near the Nevada Test Site, smudge studio 2009

” . . . . many people have become so unmotivated to accept and act in response to the reality of climate change because doing so requires us to “hold the thought” that the planet is actually indifferent to our existence.”

In the Dust of this Planet | FOP.

Meet the Pacific Rim’s new environmental superpower – Quartz

Meet the Pacific Rim’s new environmental superpower – Quartz.

Poisoning the Well: How the Feds Let Industry Pollute the Nation’s Underground Water Supply / ProPublica

 

 

The gobsmackingly gargantuan challenge of shifting to clean energy / Grist

 

 

The gobsmackingly gargantuan challenge of shifting to clean energy | Grist.

~ from Amy Hufnagel