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  1. Indian Summer

    Video: George Monbiot on climate change and capitalism

    George Monbiot says it well in this short clip from Frankie Boyle's New World Order (11th April 2019): He's right, of course. A goal of perpetual economic growth is a recipe for disaster. We urgently need a better way to measure human welfare than GDP.
  2. Indian Summer

    UK Extinction Rebellion demands action, London week-long disruption

    More: Thousands join Extinction Rebellion protests across London (15. April 2019)
  3. Indian Summer

    NO News World’s largest sovereign wealth fund divests from oil & gas exploration

    Source: Norway's $1tn wealth fund to divest from oil and gas exploration (8. March 2019)
  4. Indian Summer

    News The Planetary Health Diet

    Source: Meat, veg, nuts - a diet designed to feed 10bn (17. Jan. 2019) The diet has been developed by a group of 37 scientists in the EAT/Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health.
  5. Indian Summer

    News BBC: environmental impact of plant vs dairy milks

    More: Climate change: Which are the best vegan milks? (9. Jan. 2019) Some quite positive coverage here, by none other than the eminent BBC. The article shows greenhouse gas emissions, land and water requirements for producing various plant milks and dairy milk. The National Sheep Association...
  6. Indian Summer

    News IPCC special report: impact of global warming of 1.5C

    The world is heading for very dangerous warming, but keeping below the 1.5C limit is going to require urgent worldwide efforts and cooperation. Everyone needs to do their part, from national governments down to the individual. So, what can we as individuals do, besides pressure our governments...
  7. robert99

    CLIMATE CHANGE THREAD - 2016 climate trends break records

    Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet: 2016 climate trends continue to break records Each of the first six months of 2016 set a record as the warmest respective month globally in the modern temperature record, which dates to 1880, according to scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space...
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    News Largest US coal mining company funded heart and soul of climate denial

    More: Biggest US coal company funded dozens of groups questioning climate change (13. June 2016) What is interesting is the scale of their climate denial funding. Also, I note that Richard Berman of "PeTA kills animals" and Center for Consumer Freedom fame was on their pay list.
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