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IPCC Scientist Warns India-Pakistan Record Temps ‘Testing Limits of Human Survivability’

Republished from the Common Dreams “Fossil fuels did this,” said one climate justice campaigner. “Unless we ditch fossil fuels immediately in favor of a just, renewable-energy based system, heatwaves like this one will continue to become more intense and more … Continue reading

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No market for proposed Cumbrian coalmine

Steel boss dismisses claim that sector needs new Cumbrian coalmine As final decision looms on controversial pit, industry expert says there is no domestic market for its fuel Claims that a new coalmine in Cumbria will help supply British-made steel and replace … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 28 April 2022

Just Stop Oil protesters sabotage petrol pumps on M25 motorway … About 35 supporters of the Just Stop Oil campaign staged blockades at the Cobham services in Surrey and the Clacket Lane services in Kent, both on the M25, smashing the display … Continue reading

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Australian Election 2022

A close look at election campaign promises shows major parties still back fossil fuels In Australia’s election campaign the silence on climate is deafening

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Extinction Rebellion scientists: why we glued ourselves to a government department

Charlie Gardner, University of Kent; Emily Cox, Cardiff University, and Stuart Capstick, Cardiff University One recent Wednesday, while most scientists around the world were carrying out their research, we stepped away from our day jobs to engage in a more … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2022

It occurs to me that this could be a dangerous time for politicians and others failing to address the climate crisis. We have the most recent IPCC report identifying necessary action including an immediate stop to all new fossil fuel … Continue reading

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Rebellious Climate Scientists Have Message for Humanity: ‘Mobilize, Mobilize, Mobilize’

In face of the “escalating climate emergency,” the advocacy group Scientist Rebellion warns that IPCC summary to global policymakers remains “alarmingly reserved, docile, and conservative.” Republished from Common Dreams under a Creative Commons licence (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0).  KENNY STANCILApril 6, … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 13

COP26 overran into it’s thirteenth day today and produced the Glasgow Climate Pact. Cop26 ends in climate agreement despite India watering down coal resolution … The negotiations carried on late into Saturday evening, as governments squabbled over provisions on phasing … 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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