Sunday, 22 January 2017

On the climate change frontline: the disappearing fishing villages of Bangladesh

theguardian


Kutubdia’s islanders don’t have much of a carbon footprint – most don’t have regular electricity. But they are facing the reality of a changing climate, and soon tens of millions of their fellow Bangladeshis will be at risk. Story here.

A common scene in Bangladesh. Photo by Liftarn.





Dirty industries spend more on politics, keeping us in the fossil age.

by George Monbiot
Alberta tar sands - photo by "Beautiful Destruction."
Make America Wait Again. That’s what Donald Trump’s energy policy amounts to. Stop all the clocks, put the technological revolution on hold, ensure that the transition from fossil fuels to clean power is delayed for as long as possible. Story here.



Saturday, 21 January 2017

Species On The Move

inside
climate 
news
As climate change impacts habitats around the world, species are on the move, trying to adapt — and survive. Story here.
Polar bear mother and cubs. photo by Alistair Rae.

New Tar Sands Pipelines Are Incompatible With Paris Climate Goals

EcoWatch

New research released Thursday reveals disturbing new evidence on how locking-into new long-lived tar sands production undermines global efforts to address the global climate crisis far beyond Canada's borders. "Trudeau's pipeline decisions will lead directly to suffering…Story here.

Watch Bill Mahr Sound Off on the Inauguration! "Required Viewing!" :-)

The Term "Climate Change" has Already Disappeared From the Whitehouse Website! HELP!

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