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What will happen in only 5 decades, though, if we don’t stop putting out carbon dioxide tout de suite, is that some 20% of the earth will be too hot to live on. (Photo: Evgeni Zotov/ Flickr) Views
Anti-Immigrant Trump Promotes Burning Fossil Fuels That Will Displace Millions Toward U.S.
Some 3.5 billion people are going to end up living in places where it is unbearably hot by 2070. And likely a lot of them will have to leave for somewhere else.
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Exxon Lobbyists Pushed European Officials to Water Down Green Deal With Carbon Pricing Plan for Vehicles
Climate activist Greta Thunberg called the deal, in which officials are still determining whether to apply the lobbyists' advice, a "surrender" to fossil fuel interests.
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Net zero targets require a significant reduction in pollution and any emissions that remain are offset with measures such as tree planting to reach zero overall. (Photo: Flickr) Views
World Shifting to Net Zero Emissions
More than 30 trillion of the world annual product (GDP) is being generated in nations, regions and cities with an actual or proposed net zero target.
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Addressing the climate crisis and ensuring a just transition to regenerative agricultural practices will take forward-thinking public investment combined with strong regulation. (Photo: Guido Lois) Views
A False Solution: Why Carbon Markets Don't Work for Agriculture
"Carbon markets will do nothing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. All they will do is create another way for polluters to profit from their lack of environmental concern."
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Carbon capture could help limit the effects of climate change. (Photo: Brian Boucheron / Flickr) Views
The Key to Solving the Climate Crisis Is Beneath Our Feet
The bottom line is that saving the planet from environmental destruction is not only achievable, but that by focusing on regenerative agriculture and tapping up the central bank for funding, the climate crisis can be addressed without raising taxes and while restoring our collective health.
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There is ample room to change the quality of growth, to reduce its environmental impact significantly.  (Photo: via Earth Island Journal) Views
Is Growth Passé?
Some suggest that the Paris climate agreement’s target for limiting global warming can be achieved only by stopping economic expansion. But there is ample room to change the quality of growth and significantly reduce its environmental impact without condemning billions of people to lives of...
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The time to act, to educate, to build stronger movements, to scale up our best practices, to gain political power, is now. (Photo: Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images) Views
'We Need Total System Change': A Letter from Santiago, Chile
Without mass grassroots awareness and collective action, without a political revolution—the billionaires and corporations will destroy us all.
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"On a day-to-day basis, the impacts of climate change play out through extreme and "abnormal" weather. (Photo: U.S. Forest Service) Views
The Hottest Years
The past decade, from 2010 to 2019, has almost certainly been the warmest in records dating back to the 19th century.
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For an equal supply of protein, beef produces 20-25 times as much greenhouse gas emissions on average as beans, and about 12 times as much as tofu. (Photo: Neil H/flickr/cc) Views
Eating Well Without Destroying the Climate
After years of studying the climate impacts of foods, I can’t think of anything more impactful than our choice of proteins, followed by waste reduction.
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(FromL) Federal party leaders, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, Green Party leader Elizabeth May, People's Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier, host Patrice Roy from Radio, Canada's Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, and Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet pose for pictures on October 10, 2019. (Photo: SEAN KILPATRICK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Climate Change Deniers Become Extinct in Canadian Election
The four parties that do offer climate action plans (of varying seriousness) collected almost 65 percent of the vote.
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