Category: act on climate

Fires are white-hot signs of climate change in…

Fires are white-hot signs of climate change in our backyard:

“The best news of all is that we control our own future. If we can convince our politicians to take serious steps to stop climate change or vote for those who will, we can avoid much of the worst increases in fires in our lifetime. “

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In New Lawsuit, NYC Seeks Billions In Damages …

In New Lawsuit, NYC Seeks Billions In Damages From Oil Companies Over Climate Change: undefined

Beyond Standing Rock: Environmental Justice Su…

Beyond Standing Rock: Environmental Justice Suffered Setbacks in 2017:

“There is a real war going on and it’s a war against health, against the environment and against human rights.“

No words. Climate-denier-in-chief Donald Trump…

No words. Climate-denier-in-chief Donald Trump just tweeted this nonsense. Help us keep fighting back against the madness in 2018: climatetruth.org/fightback

Learn the facts: https://www.ecowatch.com/snowfall-global-warming-2520296568…

Obama cites ‘absence of American leadership’ o…

Obama cites ‘absence of American leadership’ on climate:

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Sam Clovis withdraws his nomination for USDA’s top scientist post after being linked to Russia probe

Sam Clovis withdraws his nomination for USDA’s top scientist post after being linked to Russia probe:

Fantastic news! Let’s celebrate, and keep on resisting. 

Continued denial leaves Florida in climate change crosshairs | Another view

Continued denial leaves Florida in climate change crosshairs | Another view:

“Climate change is a reality. That human activity is fueling it is reality. The consequences, like hurricanes Harvey and Irma, are reality. It’s also a reality that the warmer the water that births and feeds hurricanes, the more violent they will be.”

“Make no mistake: These storms weren’t natural. A warmer, more violent atmosphere — heated up by our…”

“Make no mistake: These storms weren’t natural. A warmer, more violent atmosphere — heated up by our collective desire to ignore the fact that we live on a planet where such devastation is possible — juiced Harvey and Irma’s destruction.”

Eric Holthaus“Harvey and Irma aren’t natural disasters. They’re climate change disasters.“ in Grist. 

“Fossil-fuel companies, to protect their profits, spent decades throwing up a smoke screen about the…”

Fossil-fuel companies, to protect their profits, spent decades throwing up a smoke screen about the risks of climate change.

Most of them now say they have stopped funding climate denial, but they still finance the careers of politicians who say they are skeptical of climate science and who play down the risks.

Justin Gillis, “Should You Trust Climate Science? Maybe the Eclipse Is a Clue,” New York Times

“Basically, the fossil fuel industry has sent a raiding party into EPA and taken it over… I…”

“Basically, the fossil fuel industry has sent a raiding party into EPA and taken it over… I think he feels a kind of immunity from any kind of accountability because the fossil fuel industry so owns the Republican Party and so owns him.”

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. From @politico Morning Energy.