System Change Not Climate Change
Hydrogen: Fossil Fuel's Latest Hype

Website editor: This is a very interesting and informative webinar about the 'spin' on hydrogen.

Mar. 22, 2023

Ashley Kosak discusses the false promise of hydrogen as a climate change "solution." Hint: It's not. Hosted by David Klein for System Change Not Climate Change

Recording of webinar here:

John Woodside
Wildfire evacuee Rob Lessard watches from across Okanagan Lake, trying to see whether the White Rock Lake wildfire has burned his home or not. Photo by Jesse Winter / Canada's National Observer

"Canadian climate policy is considered “highly insufficient” by the independent Climate Action Tracker."

Mar. 2023

A climate bomb is ticking, and the latest report from the world’s leading climate science body is a how-to guide for defusing it, says United Nations Secretary General António Guterres.

Yanis Varoufakis
A lock is seen on a gate on the exterior of the U.S. Department of Treasury building as they joined other government financial institutions to bail out Silicon Valley Bank's account holders after it collapsed on March 13, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Mar. 17, 2023

This Is Not a Repeat of the 2008 Financial Crisis, But It Is the Same Capitalist Rot

Since 2008, governments and central banks have been trying to prop up the banks through a combination of socialism for the banks, and austerity for everyone else. The result is what we see today.

Every systemic banking crisis has a trigger that sets it off. In the case of SVB, the reason for its bankruptcy is twofold.

Al Shaw, Irena Hwang and Caroline Chen
The next pandemic could emerge from the edges around these patches, where wildlife and humans mix.

Mar. 16, 2023

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Robin McKie
A savanna elephant in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa. The total biomass of savanna elephants was estimated in the study to be half that of the 2m tonnes cats collectively weigh. Photograph: Arterra Picture Library/Alamy

Mar. 18, 2023

The total weight of Earth’s wild land mammals – from elephants to bisons and from deer to tigers – is now less than 10% of the combined tonnage of men, women and children living on the planet.

A study by scientists at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science, published this month, concludes that wild land mammals alive today have a total mass of 22m tonnes. By comparison, humanity now weighs in at a total of around 390m tonnes.

The Editorial Board
Rebecca Chew/The New York Times

'In the long term, the best guarantee of American security has always been American prosperity and engagement with the rest of the world.'   And Canada?

Mar. 11, 2023

America’s increasingly confrontational posture toward China is a significant shift in U.S. foreign policy that warrants greater scrutiny and debate.

Al Jazerra and News Agencies
French firefighters during a demonstration near Place de la Concorde in Paris after the French government pushed a pensions reform through parliament without a vote on March 16, 2023 [Thomas Samson/AFP]

Protests rage after the French leader bypassed opposition and used a special constitutional power to raise the retirement age.


French riot police used batons, tear gas and water cannons to clear demonstrators from a central Paris square where a crowd of thousands had gathered to protest President Emmanuel Macron’s pensions reform.


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