Climat change

‘Wake Up Call’: Rapidly Thawing Permafrost Threatens Trans-Alaska Pipeline

“The implications of this speak to the pipeline’s integrity and the effect climate change is having on pipeline safety in general.” Alaska’s thawing permafrost is undermining the supports that hold up an elevated section of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, putting in danger…

Climate Crisis Can Lead to Improved Social Cooperation and Economy

A new study on the effects of climate crises in ancient Mesopotamia found increased cooperation and a more widespread distribution of power. By April M. Short The going assumption is that the impacts of climate disasters on institutions and economics…

Nobel Laureates Urge Humanity to Stop ‘Taking Colossal Risks With Our Common Future’

“We need to reinvent our relationship with planet Earth. The future of all life on this planet—humans and our societies included—requires us to become effective stewards of the global commons.” Warning that “time is running out to prevent irreversible changes”…

COP26 Coalition International Press Conference on US Leaders’ Summit on Climate Change

An international press conference hosted by the COP26 coalition will take place to coincide with President Joe Biden’s virtual Leaders’ Summit on Climate Change this Thursday. On April 22nd Earth Day, the largest ever historical polluter, the United States, is…

Gates: the Interests Behind the Fake Solutions to Climate Change

In Bill Gates’ vision, technology seems fated to fix every single damage that has been inflicted on our planet and climate change has recently been added to the list. But this is the same mentality that has taken us to…

Green Groups File ‘First-of-Its-Kind’ FTC Complaint Against Chevron for Climate Lies

“The world’s second biggest polluter shouldn’t advertise that they’re good for the environment.” By Kenny Stancil, Three environmental justice and corporate accountability groups filed a “first-of-its-kind” complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday accusing oil giant Chevron of deceiving…

Forget Ted Cruz, What’s Really Missing in Texas Is the Green New Deal

“Lives are already being lost because of Texas politicians’ refusal to acknowledge and prepare for the realities of the climate crisis.” By Jessica Corbett While Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is under fire for fleeing to Cancún for a vacation as…

The Texas Climate and Energy Phenomena

As millions of people in the South find themselves without power for a third day due to record-breaking winter storms, some have wondered why Texas isn’t turning to other states for help. To answer this, there are two important points…

Chomsky and Prashad: Three Major Threats to Life on Earth That We Must Address in 2021

By Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad Large parts of the world—outside of China and a few other countries—face a runaway virus, which has not been stopped because of criminal incompetence by governments. That these governments in wealthy countries cynically set…

Greta Thunberg: 5 Years After Paris Agreement, World Is “Speeding in the Wrong Direction” on Climate

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who launched the global Fridays for Future youth climate movement, issued a stark warning on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement that the world is not doing enough to keep global heating below 2…

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