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Black Lives Matter: Former GOP Rep Bob Inglis on “Humility and the Exercise of Power”

(This ran two years ago as part of EcoRight News’ weekly roundup, but as we all take time to reflect on the struggle for environmental justice as well as social justice, I thought it would be appropriate to run it in full on this Martin Luther King Day. Let’s be safe out there, and keep […]

January 17th

Climate Chaos: Oceans hotter in 2021 than at any time in recorded history

New research out Tuesday shows that the world’s oceans last year were hotter than they’ve ever been in recorded history—part of a long-term warming trend driven primarily by planet-wrecking fossil fuel emissions. According to an annual study published in the peer-reviewed journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, the past five years have been the five hottest for Earth’s oceans since measurements began in […]

January 13th

NOAA report shows 310 climate-linked disasters cost US over $2 trillion… so far!

As new statistics published Monday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revealed the United States has sustained more than $2 trillion in damages wrought by over 300 weather and climate disasters since 1980, a leading economist specializing in equitable climate solutions reiterated the need for urgent action—starting with passing Democrats’ flagship Build Back Better […]

January 13th

Climate Messaging: Why words matter in the fight against climate change

Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther. By Tara Lohan The Revalator Do we generate energy from windmills or wind turbines? Your answer could say a lot about your views on climate change, explains Genevieve Guenther. Guenther used to be an English professor and literary […]

January 12th

“The Tantrum that Saved the World”: new climate book for kids by Michael Mann coming in March

The great Jane Fonda on “The Tantrum that Saved the World” by Megan Herbert & me, due out March 15: “A wonderful and important book bringing the climate crisis and what to do about it to youngsters.” By Michael Mann “Check out this book, and let’s get to work.” —BILL NYE, The Science Guy You […]

January 10th

Dr Michael Mann discusses “Don’t Look Up” with co-writer David Sirota on the Mehdi Hasan Show (Video)

From last night’s MSNBC / Peacock TV The Mehdi Hasan Show w/ #DontLookUp co-writer David Sirota & Mehdi Hasan | Topic: The absurdity and existential threat of #climatecrisis denial as laid bare by the film (and my newfound status as international sex symbol) By Dr. Michael Mann I think Mehdi would have liked to have […]

January 6th

Mimimum Viable Planet: May your baked goods rise and sea levels not

We know that losses loom larger than gains. Ten people tell you your snickerdoodle cookies were delicious and you dwell on the one person who told you they were a little too snickery, a touch overdoodled. We absorb gains effortlessly and magnify losses dramatically. But we can know this a million times over and still […]

January 2nd

2021 Year in Review: Climate change is already affecting our health

Much attention has been devoted in recent times to the environmental and economic effects of climate change. Much less attention, however, has been given to the possible effects of climate change, particularly global warming, on the health of the populations, particularly those from the poorest countries. This is a trend that requires prompt attention if the […]

December 30th

RedGREENandBlue’s top 10 stories of 2021: It might be the world’s biggest ocean, but the mighty Pacific is in peril

RedGREENandBlue’s top 10 stories of 2021: Steven Donziger beat Chevron in court, so they crucified him. He just won his appeal Michael Mann on “Don’t Look Up”: DO see this film! Earth’s magnetic field broke down 42,000 years ago and caused massive sudden climate change Sharkfest: 10 solutions to overfishing that could save our oceans […]

December 30th

RedGREENandBlue’s top 10 stories of 2021: Earth’s magnetic field broke down 42,000 years ago and caused massive sudden climate change

RedGREENandBlue’s top 10 stories of 2021: Steven Donziger beat Chevron in court, so they crucified him. He just won his appeal Michael Mann on “Don’t Look Up”: DO see this film! Earth’s magnetic field broke down 42,000 years ago and caused massive sudden climate change Sharkfest: 10 solutions to overfishing that could save our oceans […]

December 29th

RGB’s Top 10 stories of 2021: Dr Michael Mann on the IPCC report: We have ZERO years left to avoid climate change, it’s here

RedGREENandBlue’s top 10 stories of 2021: Steven Donziger beat Chevron in court, so they crucified him. He just won his appeal Michael Mann on “Don’t Look Up”: DO see this film! Earth’s magnetic field broke down 42,000 years ago and caused massive sudden climate change Sharkfest: 10 solutions to overfishing that could save our oceans […]

December 28th

A Christmas message from the Evangelical Environmental Network

Dear EEN Family, As we enter another uncertain Christmas Season, it can at times feel like there’s little to be hopeful for. COVID and its new variants are again smashing into us like a herd of stampeding bulls. Many families remain split over masks, vaccinations, and the reality of science and medicine. Our local and […]

2021 Arctic Report Card reveals a (human) story of cascading disruptions, extreme events and global connections

The Arctic has long been portrayed as a distant end-of-the-Earth place, disconnected from everyday common experience. But as the planet rapidly warms, what happens in this icy region, where temperatures are rising twice as fast as the rest of the globe, increasingly affects lives around the world. Matthew Druckenmiller, University of Colorado Boulder; Rick Thoman, […]

December 16th

Environmental Photographer of the Year awards show the impact of climate change on the world’s children

The winners of the environmental photographer of the year competition were announced earlier this week at COP26. The competition is organised by the environmental and water management charity CIWEM and free environmental streaming platform WaterBear. The latter has found fame with the award-winning documentary My Octopus Teacher depicting a filmmaker’s friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp […]

December 11th

Ecoright climate news for the week of December 3

Hello, readers and welcome back! I hope you survived climate conversations over Thanksgiving dinner and that your pies came out better than mine. If you bookmarked the caramel apple pie recipe Wen sent after voting in our poll, just cross it off your to bake list. ⭐/⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐. Do not recommend. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN I do recommend […]

December 3rd