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Just 10 financial actors hold the key to climate change

Just 10 financial actors hold the key to climate change

Ten financial actors can accelerate a transition away from fossil fuels A new report has identified the 10 financial actors with the most influence on the fossil fuel economy and outlines the decisive role they can play in helping...

Resurrection Earth

Resurrection Earth

Speculating about our uncertain future is today a vital undertaking. Or perhaps more specifically, it is necessary to think about cultural survival strategies and ways we might plan and prepare to build a new civilization on a strange, unfamiliar...

Climate Emergency News

  • U.S. Hydropower Plant Will Go Offline Thanks to Punishing Drought 18 November 2022 7:00 pm Gizmodo Australia As the world faces an unfolding energy crisis and an ongoing climate crisis, a hydropower plant in Spain is going dark because of low water levels at the reservoir that powers it. The country has spent months in a major drought. The Mequinenza power plant, …
  • Six Books for Bird Nerds and Nature Lovers 18 November 2022 6:15 pm Audubon Conversations with Birds By Priyanka Kumar (Milkweed Editions; 296 pages; $26) In 20 vignettes and essays, Priyanka Kumar lovingly narrates how encounters with birds have molded her outlook on life, family, and nature, bridging the mountains of her …
  • Building a labour movement to take on the billionaire class 18 November 2022 5:57 pm Canadian Dimension In October 2021, 10,000 John Deere workers struck plants and warehouses in Iowa and Illinois, as well as smaller facilities in Kansas, Georgia and Colorado. Photo by Jordan Chariton/Twitter. Class Struggle Unionism Joe Burns Haymarket, 2022 Joe Burns’ …
  • DNR Secretary Cole retiring, leaving the agency’s top spot unfilled 18 November 2022 5:06 pm WisPolitics - Wisconsin The head of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is retiring next week four years after Gov. Tony Evers named him to the post. Preston Cole has served as secretary of the DNR since Evers was sworn into office in 2019. "Preston has been an …
  • The population question 18 November 2022 3:47 pm The New York Times There are now 8 billion of us. How does that affect our ability to live within planetary boundaries — and to stave off the worst climate hazards? Actually, what matters most is not how many we are. It’s how we live. More people doesn’t necessarily mean …
  • Is the Energy Charter Treaty at odds with a green future? 18 November 2022 12:20 pm The Parliament Magazine In 2015, Italy announced that it would adopt a ban on oil drilling near its coastline following years of campaigning by local environmental pressure groups. So when, in 2016, oil and gas company Rockhopper applied for a concession to drill for oil off the …

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