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Greta Thunberg's speech on economic growth (tags)

Avoiding climate breakdown will require cathedral thinking. We must lay the foundation while we may not know exactly how to build the ceiling.

Time on our Side by Anna Coote (tags)

In her opening essay, Juliet Schor argues that countries in the rich world cannot continue to grow their economies if they are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to sustainable levels. We must face up to a future with little or no economic growth.

We Are All in This Together – Taiwan Combats Climate Change (tags)

As climate change is happening, Taiwan has taken steps to curb carbon emissions and to transform to a green energy island. Taiwan can receive support from and contribute to the world if it is able to participate fully in UNFCCC. Video included and runs 2:40.

We Are All in This Together – Taiwan Combats Climate Change (tags)

As climate change is happening, Taiwan has taken steps to curb carbon emissions and to transform to a green energy island. Taiwan can receive support from and contribute to the world if it is able to participate fully in UNFCCC. Video included and runs 2:40.

Super typhoon Haiyan is climate wake-up call (tags)

It seems these days that whenever Mother Nature wants to send an urgent message to humankind, it sends it via the Philippines. This year the messenger was Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Yolanda.

On Typhoon Bhopa and the Doha Conference (tags)

Typhoon Bhopa (Philippine name Pablo) have resulted to a total number of 647 casualties, with another 1,842 people injured, and 780 missing.

Climate Change Policy Gap Between USA and Europe Grows, as Norway Sets New Carbon Tax (tags)

Ignored in the Presidential debates -- climate change policies in the USA and Europe are diverting - wildly. Norway just set a new national carbon tax, while the US House of Representatives recently voted to ban CO2 regulations. Like we live on different planets.

Capitalists, Global Warming, and the Climate Justice Movement (tags)

(This essay was published in Anarcho-Syndicalist Review, #54, Summer 2010, pages 23-28. For this internet edition I've made a few more changes and additions). An urgent analysis of the climate crisis and call to action.

Coffin$10, Coffee $3. (tags)

The coffins will be in big demand

Obama's Cap and Trade Carbon Emissions Bill - A Stealth Scheme to License Pollution and Fr (tags)

plunder and pollution if passed

Bush Has `Understood Nothing, Learned Nothing' (tags)

Bush's plan to fight global warming is to wait until 2025. His plan is a losership approach, not a leadership approach.

VOTE PSL in 2008: Capitalism means environmental destruction - Fight for socialism! (tags)

The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The La Riva/Puryear campaign demands immediate action to stop global warming. We call for mandatory emissions controls on big corporate polluters.

El Monte Iron Foundry Pollutes Community (tags)

A WWII Era Iron Foundry spews Ton of Particulates and Toxic Gases Just Upwind of the Rio Vista School and Headstart Program

Bali: A Missed Opportunity (tags)

The gap between the urgent threat of global warming and the collective will to do something about it has never been greater. The recently concluded Conference on Climate Change in Bali was a grand opportunity to act. Instead, it was another missed opportunity. Unfortunately, the United States played a very negative role, standing in the way of consensus at every turn. And unfortunately, the rest of the world thought that seducing the US into a new agreement on climate action was top priority, resulting in a Bali Roadmap that was very sketchy.

Plug In America Wants You! (tags)

Help us show strength in numbers at the LA Auto Show on Nov. 15. Bring your signs. If you can't make the 15th at high noon, we'll rally on the 14th in front of the Convention Center.

Where's the clean coal, bud? (tags)

In my dreams.

CUBA Calls for End to Insensitivity... (tags)

Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Pérez Roque spoke on Monday, September 24, at a UN high-level event on climate change in New York, United States. We offers here the full text of the Cuban diplomat's speech.

Vatican seeks to become carbon neutral (tags)

TISZAKESZI, Hungary: This summer the cardinals at the Vatican accepted an unusual donation from a Hungarian start-up called Klimafa: The company said it would plant trees to restore an ancient forest on a denuded island by the Tizsa River to offset the Vatican's carbon emissions.

"Continuous Operations" and "Elimination of Unit Breaks" Exposes ILWU (tags)

The "Continuous Operations" and "Elimination of Unit Breaks" agreement signed by Ugles & Co. of ILWU Local 19 Seattle exposes union officers as hypocrites in the fight for clean air in our port communities.

Supreme Court Decides Against Bush Administration (tags)

Even if a refduction of greenhouse gases cannot reverse the climate warming, a national reduction would still delay this, irrespective of what happens in other countries.

Reduce CO2 in Ten Years, or Climate Will be Out-of-Control (tags)

With the new scientific discovery that the result of global warming will be "abrupt climate change" to ice age conditions (Broecker) due to a shut down of ocean currents, this article is a scream in the wilderness from a scientist that has been muffled for years by the US Government. Note it was not printed in the US.

Experts warn North Pole will be 'ice free' by 2040 (tags)

..."but our research suggests that the decrease over the next few decades could be far more dramatic than anything that has happened so far," .... "These changes are surprisingly rapid."

Activists Call Out Auto Industry’s Empty Promises at LA Auto Show (tags)

*Watch this video of RAN and Global Exchange activists asking GM CEO Rick Wagoner to sign a pledge to make his company the most fuel efficient by 2010.

Counter the G8 + 5 Climate Summit! October 3-4 in Mexico City: CLIMATE JUSTICE NOW! (tags)

On Tuesday, October 3 in Mexico City, the Energy and Environment Ministers from the "Group of Eight" (G8) industrialized countries are scheduled to begin negotiating a climate change deal to succeed the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. They will be joined by Energy and Environment Ministers from the five "emerging" countries of Brazil, India, China, South Africa and Mexico. All together, these "G8 + 5" countries represent 58% of the world's human population, 61% of oil consumption, 80% of coal consumption, and 73% of C02 emissions.

Worldwide Protests Slam G8 Support of Nuclear, Coal, Oil (tags)

The protests included large "banner drops" in multiple cities, protests of coal and oil companies, and rallies at the U.S. embassy in London and the Washington, DC home of U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman. On Friday, protestors showed up at Bodman's home, demanding that the United States and the G8 abandon the focus on nuclear, coal, and on oil wars as "energy security." They chanted "No Coal, No Nukes, G-8 shut it down!" No arrests took place.

2005 Warmest Year in Over a Century (tags)

The year 2005 was the warmest year in over a century, according to NASA scientists studying temperature data from around the world.

BTL:Global Warming Conference in Montreal Turns Back U.S. Attempt to... (tags)

...Derail Kyoto Treaty ~ Interview with Alden Meyer, energy special with Union of Concern Scientists, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Climate Change! We Must Intervene! (tags)

Can we take climate change activism beyond uptopian demands into the realm of meaningful strategy? The climate change battle is largely being fought-and currently lost!-in the media.

Ford Ranger EV Drivers Resist Repossession (tags)

“My all-electric Ford Ranger hauls more weight that my three-quarter ton Chevy with a 350 internal combustion engine,” says California rancher and Ranger EV driver Dave Raboy.

Republicans burn Bush on Environment (tags)

Russell Train (R), the EPA's second chief for presidents Nixon and Ford, said Bush's record is so dismal that he's casting his presidential vote for Democrat John Kerry in November.

Hydrologist concludes: Humans must reduce fossil fuel emissions (tags)

Rapid global warming is being driven by CO2 emissions. Save Planet Earth.

Alert: Report From the California Biodiesel Consumers' Conference (tags)

Is it possible to have a community-created, low emissions, automotive fuel source? The California Biodiesel Conusemers' Conference is working toward that goal.

The US and the Straitjacket (tags)

"According to Kyoto, the output of fuel gases should be lowered to under 95 percent of the 1990 emission level by 2012. Fuel gases are regarded as causal agents of a global warming of the atomosphere.. The US is responsible for 36% of carbon dioxide.."

Greenhouse gas 'plan B' gaining support (tags)

While the Contraction & Convergence model seems anathema to countries like the US, which would have to buy large numbers of pollution credits in the early years. But it does meet most of the criticisms made by the Bush administration of the Kyoto protocol.

CLEAR LIES: The Dirty, Deadly Truth about Bush's Clear Skies Initiative (tags)

The Clear Skies Initiative is a litany of lies concocted to justify the infamous Bush-Cheney Energy Plan. In this Five-Part Series, CLEAR LIES: The Deadly, Dirty Truth about Bush's Clear Skies Initiative and Catastrophic Energy Plan," the lies, manipulations and false promises laid out in Bush's Clear Skies speech are ripped away to reveal to ugly truth beneath.

GOP Proven Wrong: Diesel emissions cut 90% with cheap tech (tags)

Santa Clara VTA chose the ADEC System for the bus demonstration program over other retrofit technologies partially due to its low cost and successful implementation on City of Houston diesel vehicles.

carbon monoxide poisoning from fossil fuel combustion (tags)

Exposure to low levels of carbon monoxide from fossil fuel combustion can cause symptoms of depression/fatigue often misdiagnosed as mental illness. People (especially children) in urban areas are at great risk from CO poisoning due to large volume of traffic and continued petroleum dependence

Please Reconsider Your Mode Of Transportation (tags)

Get on a bike...and soon!

Trouble Erupts In California Pollution Trading Market (tags)

News Analysis: Trouble Erupts In California Pollution Credit Market Just As President Proposes “Clear Skies” Market For Power Plants

Bush Administration Ignores its Own EPA's Report... (tags)

...Acknowledging Growing Danger of Global Warming. Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus Interviews Jon Coifman, spokesperson of the National Resources Defense Council.

Redford attacks Bush on green issues (tags)

"The United States is the biggest polluter but it acts as if it were alone in the world," he said.

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