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The Tipping Point | Climate Change: The Facts | BBC Earth

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Scotland leads on wind power

Scotland is hugely expanding it’s wind generated power. Well done Scotland. Huge ScotWind renewables sale ‘could bring oil-style’ boom to Scotland … 17 projects with a combined 25gw potential have been approved in a £700 million sale. Greta Thunberg, Nicola … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion unveils plans to mobilise millions for acts of civil disobedience after Cop26’s failures

https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/extinction-rebellion-unveils-plans-to-mobilise-millions-for-acts-of-civil-disobedience-after-cop26-failures … Extinction Rebellion (XR) vowed today to begin a major campaign of civil resistance in April, following on from large-scale protests before the coronavirus pandemic. XR said that world leaders had failed to heed the pleas of experts at … Continue reading

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Extreme Makeover: Human Activities Are Making Some Extreme Events More Frequent or Intense

https://climate.nasa.gov/blog/3125/extreme-makeover-human-activities-are-making-some-extreme-events-more-frequent-or-intense/ By Alan Buis,NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory In Brief:It’s not your imagination: Certain extreme events, like heat waves, are happening more often and becoming more intense. But what role are humans playing in Earth’s extreme weather and climate event makeover? … Continue reading

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Swedish climate activists target airports

Sweden Arrests 15 Eco-Activists For Gluing Themselves to Runways and Rattling Air Traffic – Photo … At least 15 people have been arrested in airports across Sweden, as climate activists carried out protests, resulting in delayed flights and disrupted air … Continue reading

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COP26 News Summary day 0

Sir David Attenborough’s call to arms for ambitious nature recovery at COP26 Sir David Attenborough has today appeared in a new video calling for “bold action” at COP26 to help nature recover. In the short film, released by The Wildlife … Continue reading

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INSULATE BRITAIN Be Impossible, Demand the Realistic

Well done Insulate Britain. I have been considering organising an action locally in solidarity, risking imprisonment as you do. I think that I would do some simple criminal damage to increase my effectiveness rather than sit about waiting to be … Continue reading

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Climate change: UN emissions gap report a ‘thundering wake-up call’

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-59049770 National plans to cut carbon fall far short of what’s needed to avert dangerous climate change, according to the UN Environment Programme. Their Emissions Gap report says country pledges will fail to keep the global temperature under 1.5C this century. The … Continue reading

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‘Civil Disobedience Is Our Duty’: Swiss Climate Campaigners Occupy Zürich Financial Center

Republished from https://www.commondreams.org/ under a Creative Commons licence “We have no other choice. Either phase out fossil fuels or face forest fires, famines, droughts, and floods.” KENNY STANCILAugust 2, 2021 Climate justice campaigners occupied the center of Zürich’s financial district Monday to demand … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis: Extreme weather events a result of Climate Change

12/7/21

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How corporate media ignores the climate crisis

Being from May 2019 the video is slightly dated – discussing Trump, etc – but remains relevent.

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Climate change will cost a young Australian up to $245,000 over their lifetime, court case reveals

  AAP Liam Phelan, University of Newcastle and Jacquie Svenson, University of Newcastle The Federal Court today dismissed a bid by a group of Australian teenagers seeking to prevent federal environment minister Sussan Ley from approving a coalmine extension in … Continue reading

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Seriously ugly: here’s how Australia will look if the world heats by 3°C this century

Shutterstock Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, The University of Queensland and Lesley Hughes, Macquarie University Imagine, for a moment, a different kind of Australia. One where bushfires on the catastrophic scale of Black Summer happen almost every year. One where 50℃ days in … Continue reading

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GM and Ford Knew, Too: Reporting Reveals Auto Giants Recognized

“Like the major oil and gas companies, leading car companies took a calculated risk that they—and the world—could delay action to address the drivers of climate change. We are all paying for that Source: GM and Ford Knew, Too: Reporting … Continue reading

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New Global Report Warns Nearly 40% of Plants at Risk of Extinction

Republished under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License Published on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 by Common Dreams   “At a time of rapid biodiversity loss, we are failing to access the treasure chest of incredible diversity on offer and missing … Continue reading

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The Arctic hasn’t been this warm for 3 million years – and that foreshadows big changes for the rest of the planet

Julie Brigham-Grette, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Steve Petsch, University of Massachusetts Amherst Every year, sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean shrinks to a low point in mid-September. This year it measures just 1.44 million square miles (3.74 million … Continue reading

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Donald Trump denies the climate crisis and Coronavirus

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Climate scientists discuss their fears for the future

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55 Tufton Street

55 Tufton Street, near the UK parliament at Westminster, London is home to many influential thinktanks that promote climate crisis denial and climate destruction. Writers Rebel, associated with Extinction Rebellion held a protest there on 2 September 2020.

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Scientists say that average temperatures from 2010-2019 look set to make it the warmest decade on record.

Climate change: Last decade ‘on course’ to be warmest Scientists say that average temperatures from 2010-2019 look set to make it the warmest decade on record. Provisional figures released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) suggest this year is on … Continue reading

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