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Philippines Prepares to Summon 47 Companies to Account for Climate Change

Greenpeace | 27 May, 2016

Quezon City, Philippines – Petitioners in the landmark human rights complaint against fossil fuel companies today submitted to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) copies of their petition in compliance with CHR’s May 10 Order, which also enjoins the respondents to answer within 45 days upon receiving their copies. 551 more words

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Climate Justice for All | Green America

People of color in the US and around the world are on the front lines of the climate crisis. And those most affected are also leading the call for equitable protection and meaningful action. 2,801 more words

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Dangerous New Normal as 400 ppm Carbon Baseline Expected Within Days

by Lauren McCauley, staff writer

Common Dreams | 10 May, 2016

The Cape Grim Global Atmosphere Watch station, which is expected to record a new baseline carbon concentration of 400 ppm “within days.”
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Response to Reader's Questions

Happy Mothers Day!  Many people have asked me if I’m still writing. The answer is yes!  Right now, I’m working on a big article on the history of activism at my alma mater, Lehigh University.  926 more words

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What is Climate Change?

“The Earth is changing,” environmentalists tell the world and the deniers say, “Why, of course! Was the Earth meant to stay the same way forever?” 676 more words

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Do You Care?

Earth Day, 2016, is today.

While on the one hand it is discouraging to think of one day a year people give a thought to the earth.  684 more words

Exxon’s Early Knowledge of Climate Risks, Their Long Campaign of Climate Deception and Why It Matters | Union of Concerned Scientists

This post is a part of a series on The Exxon Climate Scandal

Internal Exxon memos recently brought to light through meticulous investigative reporting by Inside Climate News (ICN) show that senior company executives knew by 1978 that emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels posed significant risks of disrupting the climate. 1,225 more words

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