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Haiku: April 23, 2018

BBC News – David Buckel: US lawyer sets himself on fire in climate protest

In a suicide note found nearby, Mr Buckel wrote that he had immolated himself using fossil fuel to symbolise what he said was the damage human beings were doing to the Earth. 12 more words

Earth Day 2018

As atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise, governments across the world engage in a performative display of concern for the environment which they will promptly abandon at 12:00 am April 23. 626 more words

Culture & Society

Haiku: April 18, 2018

Marketplace – Scientists race toward $7.5 million prize to reduce carbon

Ten competing teams from around the world are one step away from winning millions of dollars for developing new ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. 44 more words

Haiku: April 17, 2018

HuffPost – How The Energy Industry’s Wish List Became The Interior Department’s To-Do List

An Interior Department advisory group relied on a top energy industry lobbyist to help draft a list of potential regulatory rollbacks, documents obtained by HuffPost show. 40 more words

Haiku: April 14, 2018

Weather.com – Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate Retired Following Devastating 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate were so destructive and deadly during the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season that the World Meteorological Organization’s Hurricane Committee decided this week to retire those names from future Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone name lists. 15 more words

Climate group raises bar for transit agency

Local climate group, 350 Philadelphia, reviews Energy Action Plan for transit agency, and raises the bar.

The feedback was presented at today’s SEPTA board meeting, in the form of a letter to the Board, see below. 807 more words

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