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Trump Repeal of Climate Rules Means U.S. Paris Target Now Out of Reach

GR: Ignoring recent weather extremes, thinning sea ice, disappearing wildlife, and more, our leaders are rushing to help their masters take a little more profit before the Earth becomes uninhabitable. 413 more words

Climate Change

Going Green this St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Traditionally, St. Patrick’s Day is a day when a lot of people go “green”, however for our friends south of the border, green no longer seems to be a priority.  316 more words

Environment

culture/SHIFT ¦ two cities, two challenges

Creative Carbon Scotland’s culture/SHIFT programme has two events specifically focused on key issues for cities – Aberdeen and Glasgow:

  1. What can be done in post-industrial North Glasgow?
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Susu Jeffrey | An Exercise in Pretend Democracy: The Alberta Pipeline

Minnesota Sierra Club director Margaret Levin estimated a time span of 1,000 to 2,000 years for the natural cleansing at tar sands site. Two thousand years ago was the time Jesus was said to be alive. 1,065 more words

Activism

OPEC and US shale drillers seem back at the brink of war

In December, the world’s petro-states congratulated themselves for what they called a historic achievement—24 of them agreed to cut their collective production by 1.8 million barrels a day, all in the service of bringing order to a chaotic oil market in which prices had plunged to about $27 a barrel. 318 more words

Hypocrite

I am amused by the retort from the “anti-environmentalists” calling those who oppose expansion of the oil industry hypocrites (e.g. me) because we drive a car and use products from oil. 475 more words

Oil

Why Climate Change is the Most Important Issue of Our Time

Scott Pruitt, the embattled new head of the EPA, made some eyebrow-raising comments when asked about the effect that humans have on climate change.

“I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there’s tremendous disagreement about the degree of impact, so no, I would not agree that it’s a primary contributor to the global warming that we see,” … 655 more words

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