GLOBAL WARMING: WHAT WE KNOW FOR SURE
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Dr. Thomas Ackerman, Professor Emeritus University of Washington
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PBS News Hour
Explained: The 3 Major
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One Year Update
OCA Signs a Letter to Support the Arctic Refuge Protection Act
Urging our representatives to cosponsor the act in Congress.
Too British for America?
Extinction Rebellion is getting lost in translation.
Why the world’s most confrontational climate activist group hasn’t taken off in the U.S. — yet.
As a pandemic hijacked the nation’s attention, we pushed aside other, even bigger problems. But now that COVID-19 is being cornered, the crisis of climate change is returning to page one.
Electric cars require a lot of lithium. A showdown in Nevada shows that getting it won’t be easy.
Edward Bartell stands in a field of vegetation he says will be impacted by groundwater pumping from the proposed lithium mine at Thacker Pass. Courtesy of Edward Bartel
Instead of conspicuous consumption, try the conspicuous sharing of “Buy Nothing.”
— Yes! Magazine
Photos by We Are / Pitinan Piyavatin / YangYin / Loc Nguyen Minh / EyeEm / Getty Images
Going Circular: 7 European Cities’ Quest to Become Fully Sustainable
Construction waste is a huge polluter. An international experiment is hoping to reduce that waste to nothing.
— Yes! Magazine
The First 100 – Biden blows the door open to offshore wind
Fun fact: The wind off the United States’ shores could generate more than double our current electricity demand, according to the International Energy Agency.
UN Sustainable Development Goals:
— Visual Capitalist
Most of the 8,550 participating companies fall in the middle. This story shows the number of companies exceptional for alignment or misalignment with the goals.
The three most strongly misaligned goals are:
- Affordable and Clean Energy
- Responsible Consumption and Production
- Climate Action
FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS EFFECTS
Many hearings this week
Energy bills this session mostly focused on reducing climate change.
Take a look, all Natural Resource bills we supported move forward!
A new transportation budget will be adopted this year and emphasis will be on reducing the net impact of transportation systems on climate change.
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A landmark bill in the state Legislature has split environmentalists, with some questioning whether it will reduce pollution in communities hardest hit by it.
As the state tries to reform its relationship to drilling, an expensive task awaits.
— High Country News
“Cultural burning” helps the tribe pass on its stories and language, improves resources for its artisans and helps prevent destructive wildfires.
— Inside Climate News
Local and Regional Newsletters
Hey! Where’s the Columbia‽
“In the next few Science Insights we’ll explore the meaning and importance of biodiversity—literally “life variety”. We’ll put it into context in Tasmania’s agricultural as well as world heritage environments, and examine ways to preserve and enhance it.”
“…mamas teach their babies where to find what they need, and how to know when to eat which plants.”