Coronavirus: Is the Climate Plague Here?

Journalists Bryn Nelson and Jane C. Hu talk about how the climate crisis means we could see more deadly outbreaks, plus the rise of xenophobia as the virus spreads. The post Coronavirus: Is the Climate Plague Here? appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/coronavirus-is-the-climate-plague-here Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it […]

ExxonMobil Got Congress to Trade Arms for Offshore Gas

In a bitterly divided Congress, lawmakers still managed to come together to help ExxonMobil pass major legislation that could remake the geopolitics of the Middle East and Europe. During the holiday season legislative blitz in December, legislators tucked an obscure provision into the omnibus spending package that lifted arms restrictions and boosted a controversial pipeline […]

Climate Activists Sound Alarm on Mediterranean Natural Gas Pipelines

Activists say the environmental risks of natural gas drilling are being ignored in the rush to challenge Russia’s control of the European energy market. The post Climate Activists Sound Alarm on Mediterranean Natural Gas Pipelines appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/climate-environment-mediterranean-natural-gas-pipelines Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. […]

CLEAN Future Act Is ‘Shameful’ and ‘Greenwashing,’ say Climate Justice Groups

Photo Credit: House Energy & Commerce Committee The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee recently published a 15-page summary of the CLEAN Future Act, the culmination of a year of public hearings, with a goal of “net zero” carbon emissions and a carbon-free power sector by the year 2050.  Democrats have called it a likely […]

Australian Wildfires Prove Denying Climate Change Won’t Save You From It

Climate scientist Michael Mann is in Australia, where the bushfire crisis is unfolding in real time. He says voters there need to look for ‘climate hawks’ who can counteract the climate-denying policies of politicians like current prime minister Scott Morrison. The post Australian Wildfires Prove Denying Climate Change Won’t Save You From It appeared first […]

Year in Climate Crisis: Fossil Fuels Expansion, Scary Science and Global Activism

The Real News Network’s Steve Horn and Dimitri Lascaris talk about the 2019’s biggest climate stories. The post Year in Climate Crisis: Fossil Fuels Expansion, Scary Science and Global Activism appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/year-in-climate-crisis-fossil-fuels-expansion-scary-science-and-global-activism Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: […]

Melting Greenland Could Displace 400M People; UN Climate Deal Does Little to Help

A new study says that Greenland is melting at a pace far faster than previously estimated and could displace 400 million people due to global sea-level rise. The post Melting Greenland Could Displace 400M People; UN Climate Deal Does Little to Help appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/melting-greenland-could-displace-400m-people-un-climate-deal-does-little-help Droolin’ Dog sniffed out […]

COP25 Was Moved to Spain to Conceal Chilean Government’s Human Rights Violations

The concept of “loss and damage” and carbon markets are a sticking point at the UN’s climate summit, and protests are continuing in Chile, the original site of the talks. Oxfam’s Nafkote Dabi and Gary Hughes of Biofuelwatch discuss the realities of COP25. The post COP25 Was Moved to Spain to Conceal Chilean Government’s Human […]

Greta Thunberg at COP25: ‘There Is no Sense of Urgency’

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, whom Time Magazine just named “Person of the Year,” spoke to delegates at the COP25 climate conference in Madrid. The post Greta Thunberg at COP25: ‘There Is no Sense of Urgency’ appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/greta-thunberg-cop25-there-is-no-sense-of-urgency Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. […]

Climate Change Fuels Hellfire in the City of Angels

California’s fire season isn’t over yet, but megafire events have already taken a major toll on the state and its inhabitants, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people. Warm, dry climate change conditions have made housing in LA’s “Wildland-Urban Interface” dangerous. The post Climate Change Fuels Hellfire in the City of Angels appeared […]