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Youth Climate Strike Friday, March 15, 2019

Youth Climate Strike Friday, March 15, 2019 In a most inspiring development, hundreds of Youth Climate Strike groups have appeared around the world after Greta Thunberg‘s courageous one-person protest in Sweden caught fire. They have called for a global Youth Climate Strike on March 15th. Below we reproduce the mission statement and demands of the…

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‘United We Will Rise’

‘United We Will Rise’ This year, the world is witnessing one of the biggest youth-driven social movements of all time.   Tens of thousands of children and teenagers have already walked out of school in protest against the alarming lack of immediate action being taken against climate change.   And now, climate strikers have published…

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Terrifying Assessment of a Himalayan Melting

Terrifying Assessment of a Himalayan Melting While the global media’s attention is on the Greenland ice sheet, the Arctic and eastern Antarctica, a landmark report released this week shows that the Himalaya will face catastrophic meltdown during this century if there is no immediate effort to reduce the world’s carbon emissions.   The voluminous 627-page…

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Can an Unequal Earth Beat Climate Change?

Can an Unequal Earth Beat Climate Change? We either keep fossil fuels in the ground, or all of us are going to fry. So essentially posits still another new blockbuster study on climate change, this one just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Our fossil-fuel industrial economy, the study details, has…

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Why Extinction Rebellion Protesters Are Breaking the Law

Why Extinction Rebellion Protesters Are Breaking the Law “A 4°C future is incompatible with an organised global community,” climate and energy professor Kevin Anderson once told Grist. Even if we cut emissions by 3.5 percent a year after 2020, we’ll hit 4 degrees Celsius warming by the end of this century. Just let that sink…

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Climate-Heating Greenhouse Gases at Record Levels, Says UN

Climate-Heating Greenhouse Gases at Record Levels, Says UN The main greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change have all reached record levels, the UN’s meteorology experts have reported.   Carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are now far above pre-industrial levels, with no sign of a reversal of the upward trend, a World Meteorological Organization report…

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Court Orders Dutch Government to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Court Orders Dutch Government to Cut Greenhouse Gases On October 9, cheers erupted in a Dutch appeals court as it upheld a 2015 ruling ordering the government to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 per cent by 2020. Hague Appeals Court Presiding Judge Marie-Anne Tan-de Sonnaville rejected the government’s appeal, reaffirming…