Climate Change

29/07/21
Author: 
Hallie Golden
 Red lesions and white fungus on the salmons’ bodies are the result of high water temperatures and stress. Photograph: Conrad Gowell/Courtesy of Columbia Riverkeeper

July 27, 2021

A conservation group recorded the video after a heatwave in the Pacific north-west on a day when water temperatures breached 70F

Salmon in the Columbia River were exposed to unlivable water temperatures that caused them to break out in angry red lesions and white fungus in the wake of the Pacific north-west’s record-shattering heatwave, according to a conservation group that has documented the disturbing sight.

29/07/21
Author: 
Katharine Gammon
Vast areas of the Amazon rainforest are being burned and cleared for grazing cattle — a double blow to global warming, as cattle produce methane and cleared forests release carbon into the atmosphere. Photograph: Florian Kopp/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock

July 28, 2021

Carbon emissions, ocean acidification, Amazon clearing all hurtling toward new records

A new study tracking the planet’s vital signs has found that many of the key indicators of the global climate crisis are getting worse and either approaching, or exceeding, key tipping points as the earth heats up.

Overall, the study found some 16 out of 31 tracked planetary vital signs, including greenhouse gas concentrations, ocean heat content and ice mass, set worrying new records.

 

29/07/21
Author: 
John Feffer
Songlands book cover

Note: This is not a light article about a fantasy future. I don’t know how accurate it is in the details, but it is deadly serious. Gene McGuckin

July 22, 2021

27/07/21
Author: 
On the Coast - CBC Radio
Seth Klein
Seth Klein is the author of A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency. He is also the team lead and director of strategy with the David Suzuki Institute's Climate Emergency Unit.
Aired: July 26, 2021
 
Listen here.
27/07/21
Author: 
Fraser Thomson
We must reduce greenhouse gas emissions both here in Canada and around the world. Photo by Pikrepo

July 27th 2021

The past month has been a wake-up call for many Canadians as large parts of the country sweltered under an intense “heat dome” that is believed to have contributed to at least 719 sudden deaths in British Columbia.

24/07/21
Author: 
Andrea Germanos
A young climate activist joins hundreds of fellow marchers as they walk to the White House to demand that U.S. President Joe Biden work to make the Green New Deal into law on June 28, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

July 19, 2021

"We don't have to wait for international agreements on the climate and nature crises," the new alliance states. "Change can happen now."

A group of global politicians on Monday launched the Global Alliance for a Green New Deal to advance "the creation of a greener, fairer world where all people and the planet can flourish."

24/07/21
Author: 
Spencer Sharp & Prince Ea

Just wow. 

 

https://vimeo.com/208145716?fbclid=IwAR3D4RPpwVmqulQS2Y7lwdDdbd3Jd4aGciq1faPt2js3EUv7gdzk_kDmCgs

#Film4Climate 1st Prize Short Film Winner - “Three Seconds”

Author: Spencer Sharp & Prince Ea
Country: USA
Category: Short Film

An epic presentation of where humanity stands today and how we must all work together to make it to the fourth second.

24/07/21
Author: 
Gene McGuckin, Member of the Vancouver Ecosocialists
We are part of nature: hundreds of people died while a billion tidal sea creatures cooked in place.

After the Heat Dome Killings, What Is to Be Done?

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Greetings,

I am speaking to you this evening from the traditional territories of the Quay Quayt and Kwikwetlem First Nations in a place otherwise known as New Westminster, BC.

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