Tar Sands Timmy

Introducing Tar Sands Timmy, your guide to the Keystone XL project and dirty oil extraction in Alberta, Canada! See what Timmy has in store for the USA and points beyond. And you can help both the Beaver Lake Cree and Stay up-to-date with the latest animation; check it out below. #Stoptarsandsmining #Alberta #Canada #dirtyoil #TarSandsTrial … Continue reading Tar Sands Timmy

Should We Care About a Coal Mine In Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa?

“Through wilderness we remember and are brought home again.” Sir Laurens van der Post By Ronit Shapiro, Creator and Producer – Sisters of the Wilderness, Founder – One Nature Published 25 July 2019 In 2005 I was asked to organise an event at the Royal Geographic Society in London, to raise awareness to Africa’s wild … Continue reading Should We Care About a Coal Mine In Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa?

Symphony of Science – Our Biggest Challenge

A musical investigation into the causes and effects of global climate change and our opportunities to use science to offset it. Featuring Bill Nye, David Attenborough, Richard Alley and Isaac Asimov. “Our Biggest Challenge” is the 16th episode of the Symphony of Science series by melodysheep.  Visit http://symphonyofscience.com for more science remixes! #climateaction #climatechange #CO2 … Continue reading Symphony of Science – Our Biggest Challenge

Monsanto’s reasons for fighting GMO labelling? It loves you.

BROSTER: By JOE MOHR #GMO #Monsanto #organic #food #foodsafety Fed up with Monsanto meddling in our food chain? Then help stop them and the other large multinationals (Bayer, DuPont, etc.) from establishing their farming practices and seed control in Mexico, the country of origin for corn. Re-published with permission; 17 July 2019

Canada: Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act Upheld in Ontario Court of Appeal

11 July 2019: a short update on climate legislation in Canada This recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision has the potential to create definitive clarity in the difficult subject of proper legislation and climate change. The Court found the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act “constitutional” and within Parliament’s jurisdiction to legislate, i.e. to impose charges … Continue reading Canada: Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act Upheld in Ontario Court of Appeal

Vox: Restoring forests may be one of our most powerful weapons in fighting climate change

Adding 2.2 billion acres of tree cover would capture two-thirds of man-made carbon emissions, a new study found. 10 July 2019; Originally published by the digital website Vox.com, author Umair Irfan  and updated Jul 5, 2019, 12:04pm EDT; re-published under the Creative Commons license. Allowing the earth’s forests to recover could soak up a significant amount of humanity’s … Continue reading Vox: Restoring forests may be one of our most powerful weapons in fighting climate change

Diálogo Chino: Indigenous Communities Take Legal Action over Ecuador’s Largest Mine

7 July 2019: Originally published at Diálogo Chino by Andrés Bermúdez Liévano on July 4, 2019; republished under a Creative Commons license. Local people seek justice through the courts over forced evictions and lack of consultation at Mirador copper mine Ever since more than 30 indigenous households were forcibly evicted by police and security personnel … Continue reading Diálogo Chino: Indigenous Communities Take Legal Action over Ecuador’s Largest Mine

NOAA: “Climate stripes” Graphics Show U.S. Trends by State and County

Published 3 July 2019 at Climate.gov At Climate.gov you can access a new, visually striking collection of “climate stripes” graphics depicting U.S. climate conditions each year from 1895–2018 compared to the 20th-century average. A location’s yearly temperature and precipitation conditions since 1895 are shown as a simple row of colored stripes without dates or numbers. For the yearly temperature … Continue reading NOAA: “Climate stripes” Graphics Show U.S. Trends by State and County

Unearthed.Greenpeace.Org: Oil Majors Withhold Support for Ambitious EU Climate Target 2050

Picture credit: Photo by Zukiman Mohamad from Pexels BP and Shell declined to back a plan to reduce European greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, Unearthed can reveal Originally published on 20 June 2019, link here, author: Lawrence Carter Twitter: @lawrencecarter1 The European Commission says the proposal, which would set an EU-wide target of net zero emissions by … Continue reading Unearthed.Greenpeace.Org: Oil Majors Withhold Support for Ambitious EU Climate Target 2050

HRW: SA Court denies human rights activists access to documents in defamation lawsuit by Mineral Sands Resources

Published by business-humanrights.org on 5 June 2019; Author Khulekani Magubane, Fin24 (South Africa); original article here “Xolobeni lawsuit: Activists Denied Access to Documents for Defamation Defence”, 1 Jun 2019 The Western Cape High Court denied two attorneys and an activist opposing Mineral Sands Resources’ parent company’s plans to mine in Xolobeni access to documents which … Continue reading HRW: SA Court denies human rights activists access to documents in defamation lawsuit by Mineral Sands Resources