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Kiwis tell the Guardian a four-day week and working from home are among their new prioritiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLast week the Guardian asked New Zealanders how they thought the country should change as workers return to their offices and life slowly returns to “normal”. Many urged... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
A 2013 comment from a former high-level UN climate official offers a telling look at why climate activists have been marveling at the worldwide COVID-19 inspired lockdowns of the economy. “The only way that a 2015 agreement can achieve a 2-degree goal is to shut down the whole global economy,” Yvo... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
Source: Climate Depot
When COVID-19 infections forced pork companies to close processing plants, some farmers predicted that it would force them to euthanize millions of hogs. The actual number has been much lower.... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
Pandemic exposes UK food dependency Channel News brendan 5th June 2020 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
Source: The Ecologist
A 'resilient recovery' in the UK? Channel News brendan 5th June 2020 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
Source: The Ecologist
Nature-based prescriptions and health Channel News brendan 5th June 2020 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
Source: The Ecologist
New environment law 'extraordinarily weak' Channel News Catherine Early 5th June 2020 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
Source: The Ecologist
Zero out of 669 news segments on major networks reported on the disproportionate impact of hurricanes on poor communities and communities of color.... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
Source: Grist
Dig ponds Channel News brendan 5th June 2020 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-05
Source: The Ecologist
A White House executive order aims to expedite infrastructure projects to boost economic recovery. It lets federal agencies waive environmental protections, but critics question its legality.... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-04
More than 20,000 tons spilled in a remote Arctic region, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to declare a state of emergency. The company says thawing permafrost may have caused the spill.... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-04
President Trump is signing an executive order that lets federal agencies waive environmental protections. The move aims to expedite infrastructure projects to help the economy recover.... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-04
Primatologist calls for overhaul of food habits to prevent a future pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHumanity will be “finished” if we fail to drastically change our food systems in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis, the prominent naturalist Jane Goodall has warned.She blamed the... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-03
Another NASA climate scientist has revealed their politics and waded into racially charged linkages between “climate justice” and “racial justice.” and “white supremacy.” NASA’s Dr. Kate Marvel declared on June 1: “Climate justice and racial justice are the same thing, and we’ll never head off climate catastrophe without dismantling white... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-02
Source: Climate Depot
https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/05/29/the-human-fingerprint-is-everywhere-met-offices-alarming-warning-on-climate/ By Paul Homewood h/t Dennis Ambler The human fingerprint on the climate is now unmistakable and will become increasingly evident over the coming decades, the UK Met Office has confirmed after 30 years of pioneering study. Since the 1990s, global temperatures have warmed by half a degree, Arctic sea... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-02
Source: Climate Depot
"The whole purpose is to highlight and showcase Black birders, and anybody can do that."... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-02
Source: Grist
https://notrickszone.com/2020/06/01/renewable-energy-threatens-thousands-of-globally-important-biodiversity-areas-and-its-worsening/ By Kenneth Richard on 1. June 2020 An “especially worrying” new study finds 2,206 onshore wind, hydropower, and solar PV energy generation facilities have “already encroached on many of the world’s most important places for conserving biodiversity”, degrading 886 protected areas, 749 key biodiversity areas, and 40 distinct wilderness areas. Image Source: Rehbein... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-02
Source: Climate Depot
https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/06/02/claim-george-floyd-protests-are-linked-to-climate-change/ Guest essay by Eric Worrall Who didn’t see this coming? Faith Communities Connect Floyd Protests, Climate Change June 2, 2020 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — An interfaith group working to slow climate change says there is a link between ending reliance on fossil fuels and the protests taking place across... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-02
Source: Climate Depot
In recent years, climate activists and states have used the Clean Water Act to block pipelines and other fossil fuel projects. A new EPA rule makes that harder,... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-01
On Sunday, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker highlighted the environmental harms disproportionately burdening black Americans.... Read more
Published on: 2020-06-01
Source: Grist

 

 

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Peoples Climate March 2017 - Washington DC - 350_org

Peoples Climate March 2017: More than 200,000 people marched through the streets of Washington DC and were joined by over 370 actions across the United States for jobs, justice and climate action. | Image: 350.org

 

 

Great Barrier Reef Bleaching Aerial Survey 2017 - Environmental - Coral Reef Sudies

Environmental: Australian scientists took aerial surveys of the Great Barrier Reef and documented a mass bleaching event for an unprecedented second year in a row. | Image: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

 

 

Heatwave in India and Pakistan Sets New Records - Climate Change

Climate Change: Heatwave in India and Pakistan sets new records. April brought a heatwave to India and Pakistan that set new records as high as 122 degrees Fahrenheit. | Image: DeSmog Blog

 

 

Environmental Issues: China’s Air Pollution Linked to Arctic Sea Ice Loss

Environmental Issues: In 2013, there was a prolonged air pollution event in eastern China that lasted for almost a month.  A study in the journal Science Advances says the pollution lasted so long because of the impacts of melting sea ice in the Arctic on wind patterns. The scientists say that if Arctic sea ice continues to melt events like the 2013 “airpocalypse” could happen again.  | Learn more…bbc.com

 

 

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Elevate Christian Network | Environmental & Climate Change News

Environmental News: Find news and information on climate change, environmental issues, greenhouse gases, pollution, going green, global warming and more. Learn how organizations and volunteers are working to slow the environmental effects on grasslands, rivers, lakes, coral reefs, forests and other ecosystems.

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Award-winning website researching and exposing campaigns attacking climate change science.

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A sub-website of the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow which provides comprehensive information on climate news and the related issues of environment …

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