Climate Crisis Will Force a New American Migration as Much of US Becomes Uninhabitable 

August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by the coronavirus to work remotely by the dim light of their cellphones. By midmonth, the state had recorded possibly the hottest temperature ever measured on earth — 130 degrees in Death Valley — and an otherworldly storm of lightning had cracked open the sky.

Source: Climate Crisis Will Force a New American Migration as Much of US Becomes Uninhabitable | Portside

After Two Years of School Strikes, The World is Still in a State of Climate Crisis Denial 

On Thursday 20 August, it will be exactly two years since the first school strike for the climate took place. Looking back, a lot has happened. Many millions have taken to the streets to join the decades-long fight for climate and environmental justice. And on 28 November 2019, the European parliament declared a “climate and environmental emergency”.

Source: After Two Years of School Strikes, The World is Still in a State of Climate Crisis Denial | Portside

Capitalism, the Climate Crisis, and Ecosocialist Solutions | System Change Not Climate Change

The climate crisis is the greatest threat humanity has ever faced. At the current rate of greenhouse gas emissions, we are headed for 4°C to 7°C of warming above pre-industrial global averages within the lifetimes of young people. Temperature increases in this range would lead to a hothouse planet with devastating extreme weather events, and make most if not all of our planet

Source: Capitalism, the Climate Crisis, and Ecosocialist Solutions | System Change Not Climate Change

Climate Crisis: EU Green Stimulus, Meat Apocalypse, Public Lands, Climate Music

In this week’s Climate Crisis News Roundup, COVID-19 has meat production in crisis, but what’s its climate impact? And a new report says President Trump has the worst public lands protection record in history, while the EU and Spain will soon release a green economic stimulus plan.

Source: Climate Crisis: EU Green Stimulus, Meat Apocalypse, Public Lands, Climate Music