Ecology and Environment

20.09.2019

Global Climate Strike in London and the World

Global Climate Strike in London and the World

Time is running out to prevent a Climate Change disaster. The signs are clear, the science is clear and it’s also clear who is attempting to deny them. Glaciers are melting, the sea is warming up, coral reefs are dying, ice caps are shrinking, islands are sinking, hurricanes… »

20.09.2019

Climate crisis, the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced, wake up and face the facts: Greta Thunberg

Climate crisis, the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced, wake up and face the facts: Greta Thunberg

By Countercurrents Collective Greta Thunberg delivered a 15-minute address to around 150 people, rounding off her two-day tour of Capitol Hill, Washington DC. The teenage activist from Sweden took the lectern under a giant chandelier in a grand committee room and smiled as she resumed her call to arms against… »

18.09.2019

Trade and investment treaties aggravate the climate crisis

Trade and investment treaties aggravate the climate crisis

The Campaign ‘No to trade and investment treaties’, made up of more than 100 organizations and of which Ecologistas en Acción is part, encourages the participation of citizens in the mobilizations of September 27. Trade and investment treaties are incompatible with reducing emissions, make it difficult to adopt the necessary… »

17.09.2019

42nd SIPPAD General Assembly Supports Rights of Nature

42nd SIPPAD General Assembly Supports Rights of Nature

Las Navas, Northern Samar, Philippines – The Samar Island Partnership for Peace and Development (SIPPAD), a partnership composed of different sectors – church, government, academe, civil society organizations, youth and media in the provinces of Northern Samar, Eastern Samar and Western Samar held their 42nd General Assembly on September 13… »

17.09.2019

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Crisis

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Crisis

By Robert Hunziker Tokyo Electric Power’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, which experienced three massive meltdowns in 2011,is running out of room to store radioactive water. No surprise! But now, what to do about phosphorescent water? Addressing the issue, Japan’s environmental minister Yoshiaki Harada held a news conference (September 2019). »

16.09.2019

Lives in Ecology

Lives in Ecology

By John Scales Avery A new freely downloadable book I would like to announce the publication of a book, which reviews the lives and thoughts of some of the women and men who have addressed the crucial problems of ecology and sustainability that we are currently… »

16.09.2019

Five climate change science misconceptions – debunked

Five climate change science misconceptions – debunked

Mark Maslin, UCL for The Conversation The science of climate change is more than 150 years old and it is probably the most tested area of modern science. However the energy industry, political lobbyists and others have spent the last 30 years sowing doubt about the… »

14.09.2019

Japan: Will contaminated water be dumped into the sea?

Japan: Will contaminated water be dumped into the sea?

In 2022, according to forecasts, the Japanese company Tepco, owner of the Fukushima nuclear power plant, will no longer have a place to store contaminated [radioactive] water after the 2011 accident. Faced with this situation, Japan’s own Minister of the Environment has said that there will be no other option… »

14.09.2019

Climate emergency: why global mobilization is so important

Climate emergency: why global mobilization is so important

This climate crisis is almost irreversible, and it is global. And global and irreversible should be the answer OpenDemocracy DemocraciaAbierta 11 September 2019 Watch video https://youtu.be/iU7IhINREcI Our planet is currently facing an unprecedented climate crisis and we are now close to the point… »

10.09.2019

WATCH: Naomi Klein Hosts and Greta Thunberg Headlines ‘Right to a Future’ Event in NYC

WATCH: Naomi Klein Hosts and Greta Thunberg Headlines ‘Right to a Future’ Event in NYC

A livestreamed and in-depth conversation with youth and indigenous leaders to discuss “our best hope for a sustainable planet.” by Common Dreams staff People around the U.S. and across the globe are being invited to tune in Monday night as Canadian author and activist Naomi… »

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