Category Archives: Climate Crisis

2021 Actions Strategy Update: Act for the Impossible

June 24, 2021 by Extinction Rebellion The Impossible Rebellion We’re at a crucial moment in history. Our climate is breaking down and life on Earth is dying: accelerated by our economic system and supported by politicians. We need urgent change, … 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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‘Cut the crap’ say Extinction Rebellion on their ‘Free the Press’ protest

Extinction Rebellion protested today about UK’s press and politics being dominated by the politics and interests of 5 [ed: 4] non-dom tax evading billionaires. The political agenda is largely set by these sihts who often engage in criminal behaviour e.g. … Continue reading

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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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Greta Thunberg Says Humanity Must Not Be Fooled by ‘Bullsh*t’ Climate Targets of World Leaders

Published on Thursday, April 22, 2021 by Common Dreams The Swedish campaigner says insufficient goals and empty rhetoric represent the “biggest elephant there’s even been in any room.” by Common Dreams staff Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg in a video released … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis: Ocean Layer Mixing has slowed 6 times Faster than Scientists Feared, Endangering Sea Life

The ocean is becoming more stable – here’s why that might not be a good thing Phil Hosegood, University of Plymouth If you’ve ever been seasick, “stable” may be the last word you associate with the ocean. But as global … 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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The Climate Events of 2020 Show How Excess Heat is Expressed on Earth

By most accounts, 2020 has been a rough year for the planet. It was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016 by less than a tenth of a degree according to NASA’s analysis. Source: … Continue reading

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Global ice loss accelerating at record rate, study finds

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jan/25/global-ice-loss-accelerating-at-record-rate-study-finds The melting of ice across the planet is accelerating at a record rate, with the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets speeding up the fastest, research has found. The rate of loss is now in line with … Continue reading

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Youth Activists Ring In 2021 With Renewed Demand That World ‘Wake Up to the Climate Crisis’

Published on Friday, January 01, 2021 by Common Dreams “It must be the year we take real action instead of continuing to repeat meaningless words and empty promises.”byAndrea Germanos, staff writer Activists with “Fridays for Future” display a prop demanding … Continue reading

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Greenpeace Releases Far-Reaching ‘Just Recovery Agenda’ to Tackle Interlocking Crises of Inequality, Racial Injustice, Covid-19, and Climate Chaos

We must “shift from an economy that is extractive and exploitative to one that regenerates and repairs,” the new report says.byAndrea Germanos, staff writer Republished from Common Dreams “Over the past four years, we have cared for one another,” said … Continue reading

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‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisis

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/09/hypocrites-and-greenwash-greta-thunberg-climate-crisis Leaders are happy to set targets for decades ahead, but flinch when immediate action is needed, she says Greta Thunberg has blasted politicians as hypocrites and international climate summits as empty words and greenwash. Until humanity admits it has … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways Trump Failed you too Epically ever to be Reelected

Top 5 Ways Trump Failed you too Epically ever to be Reelected Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – 1. Environment. This is the biggest single issue. Trump is a real-life world-destroying Thanos from the Avengers, and is trying his best to … 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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Quiz time

A quiz for you today. You may notice that there is a trap for blonde-haired global leaders of the very stable genius variety. Please identify the items in the images. Answers are at the end. 2. 3. 4. 5. Thanks … 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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