Countries urged to make progress as ‘untransparent, unpredictable and chaotic’ talks in danger of collapse
Source: Cop27 talks in disarray with 1.5C goal at risk, campaigners warn | Cop27 | The Guardian
A new study finds Greenland’s ice sheet thinning much further into the ice sheet core than previously thought, 100 miles inland. (Source: S. Khan, et al,
Source: Greenland is Worse Than Ever, Much Worse – CounterPunch.org
Emphasizing that mitigating the climate emergency and planetary heating is within policymakers’ power, a new draft federal report released Monday outlined the impacts the crisis has had on U.S. communities so far and warned that extreme weather, wildfires, and climate-linked public health crises wil
Source: ‘Past the point of incremental changes’: The United States is warming faster than the rest of the world – Alternet.org
As the UK suffered its hottest-ever temperatures only recently, Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now, interviewed Britain’s erudite environmental journalist George Monbiot July 21, 2022 about his most recent article in The Guardian: This Heatwave Has Eviscerated The Idea That Small Changes Can Tackle Extreme Weather, July 18, 2022.According to Monbiot: “Paper straws are not enough. Only System Change can halt the climate crisis.” Of course, System Change can only mean throwing out the neoliberal brand of capitalism in favor of almost anything else.
Source: Paper Straws are not Enough | Green Social Thought
A fresh approach to fixing climate change/global warming is outlined in a new book: Climate Restoration, which focuses on how the climate can be restored.
Source: Can the Climate be Restored? – CounterPunch.org
Whether a summit sponsored by Coca-Cola and organized in part by a greenwashing public relations firm is up to the task of delivering such a response remains to be seen.
Source: ‘A Sobering Moment’: UN Warns Planet Could See Cataclysmic 2.9°C of Heating by 2100