Climate Change

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BLM: Climate change deniers continue to play the victim (while indigenous activists are murdered)

Between removing statues of slavers, Andrew Sullivan not being allowed to publish his literally white-supremacist take on the George Floyd protest, the Philly Inquirer’s editor resigning over an “All Buildings Matter” headline, James Bennet’s resignation as the New York Times editorial page editor after his failure to even read, much less edit or fact check, Tom Cotton’s call for the military to Ohio protesters, and Roger Pielke Jr.’s assessment […]

Ecoright News: Bipartisan ag bill rewards climate-friendly farmers

Indiana Senator Mike Braun joined a bipartisan group of senators, including Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) to introduce the Growing Climate Solutions Act, a bill which would break down barriers for farmers and foresters interested in participating in carbon markets so they can be rewarded for climate-smart practices. The bill has the support of the American Farm Bureau Federation, National […]

Citizens’ Climate Lobby applauds Sens. Braun, Stabenow, Graham & Whitehouse for agriculture, climate bill

Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) have introduced a bipartisan bill called the Growing Climate Solutions Act. According to the senators’ press release, the bill “will break down barriers for farmers and foresters interested in participating in carbon markets so they can be rewarded for climate-smart […]

Climate change deniers switch from racism to misogyny (for a change) to attack Dr. Katherine Hayhoe

In Wednesday’s DR we were somewhat surprised to report that Marc Morano was going after NASA’s Dr. Peter Kalmus for harassment, targeting a man for a change. But true to form, Morano followed the Kalmus-outrage-manufacturing with a similar post targeting NASA’s Dr. Kate Marvel for her solidarity tweet that said “we’ll never head off climate catastrophe without dismantling white supremacy,” […]

Renewable Roundup: How refrigeration figures in climate change action

Most of the attention on Global Warming quite rightly goes to renewable electricity and EVs. But we have to thank those who focus on the less glamorous parts of the problem. Refrigeration, including air conditioning, turns out to be another critical issue. By Mokurai Alternative Refrigerants — Drawdown Fluorinated gases are not the only refrigerants […]

June 5th

Black Lives Matter: Struggle and Sustainability Along the Louisiana Gulf Coast

In 2018, studies showed that 51.3 million domestic and international visitors traveled to Louisiana. In addition to the festivals and rich culture, Louisiana’s unique environment and culinary traditions are major attractions. Louisiana also holds the second largest commercial fishing industry in the U.S., following Alaska, and produces approximately one-third of the nation’s oysters. By Anne-Julia Price Impakter However, Louisiana […]

Black Lives Matter – They act out of fear. We act out of love.

On a conference call on Monday, Trump told our nation’s governors that the correct response to the uprisings provoked by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many others by police was “domination.” He urged governors to turn to the National Guard, mass arrests, ten-year sentences. “If you don’t dominate, you’re wasting your […]

June 4th

It’s not just fossil fuels – A nexus of ‘carbon-connected’ industries is blocking climate action

Back in 2017, when President Trump promised to bring back coal jobs, the fact that Arby’s employed more Americans than the coal industry went viral, and people realized just what a small subset of the population it is that is profiting off of climate change. The idea that only the fossil fuel industry is profiting from climate change, however, may […]