The October 30 vote between Jair Bolsonaro and Lula will shape the fate of the carbon-sequestering Amazon rainforest.
Source: Brazil’s Runoff Election Will Have Enormous Effects on the Global Climate Crisis
There’s nothing like a climate crisis to make everyone realize that they are living on the same planet.
Source: United in Climate Suffering, Divided in Climate Solutions – CounterPunch.org
What can we do about it? The only tools available, like it or not, are education and organization. There’s no other way. It means trying to revive an authentic labor movement of the kind that, in the past, was in the forefront of moves toward social justice. It also means organizing other popular movements, carrying out educational efforts to combat the murderous anti-vaccine campaigns now going on, making sure that there are serious efforts to deal with the climate crisis, mobilizing against the bipartisan commitment to increase dangerous military spending and provocative actions against China.
Source: Optimism of the Will – CounterPunch.org
State of the World’s Birds report warns human actions and climate crisis putting 49% in decline, with one in eight bird species under threat of extinction
Source: Half of world’s bird species in decline as destruction of avian life intensifies | Birds | The Guardian
“As climate-related losses rapidly mount, global demands for climate justice will only grow,” one expert said.
Source: Pakistan Floods Made Worse By Climate Crisis and Inequality: Study