When people mention social justice related to the climate emergency, here's something it would cover

There is something deeply wrong with the diversion of local fresh water supplies for bottling in plastic for commercial sale while the wells dry up for local residents. So far the Nestles and Coca Colas of the world have succeeded in literally changing local areas to deserts simply by contracting with one landowner. Such agreements … Continue reading When people mention social justice related to the climate emergency, here's something it would cover

Thawing and melting in the Arctic is going to impact us soon & hard

It's almost a sin to look at any National Geographic article in black and white. Please just click thru and read it on the website https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/12/arctic/ Warming at the poles will soon be felt globally in rising seas, extreme weather Ice loss, permafrost thaw, fires: Trouble in the Arctic and Antarctic could cause shocks to … Continue reading Thawing and melting in the Arctic is going to impact us soon & hard

Imagine a wildfire that is "too big to put out" — that's the fire near Sydney

These fires cannot be put out regardless of the available resources, a truly frightening concept. It's hard to even grasp the scale of the blaze. As usual with the climate crisis, there's no reason to believe that this event will not repeat. (Link to a story describing the dessication process in the outback.) https://www.newsweek.com/fire-too-big-put-out-may-blanket-australias-biggest-city-smoke-months-1476020 ire … Continue reading Imagine a wildfire that is "too big to put out" — that's the fire near Sydney

I've read all 5 books on climate from this list and recommend them all

If you find yourself buried in the choices among books about the climate and its current emergency, all five of these books are great, and each in different ways. It's easy enough to look at samples of them before reading. I have read all five and recommend them all. https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/book-club-five-must-read-books-about-climate-crisis October 29, 2019 | 9:00 … Continue reading I've read all 5 books on climate from this list and recommend them all

If only other grocery stores would follow Aldi’s lead in going green

https://www.greenandgrowing.org/grocery-chain-aldi-goes-full-organic-pesticide-free-addition-major-changes/ Grocery Chain Aldi Goes Full Organic and Pesticide-Free In Addition To Other Major Changes In response to climate change and the need for healthier food options, grocery store chain ALDI is leading the way and is closing in on overtaking Whole Foods as the healthiest and most environmentally friendly in the world. The climate … Continue reading If only other grocery stores would follow Aldi’s lead in going green

Solar breakthough could make solar energy effective for far more tasks

This is a true breakthrough that makes solar energy able to do heavy lifting of the sort achieved only by major fossil fuel operations. This is big. Secretive energy startup backed by Bill Gates achieves solar breakthrough By Matt Egan, CNN Business Updated 11:04 AM ET, Tue November 19, 2019 New York (CNN Business)A secretive … Continue reading Solar breakthough could make solar energy effective for far more tasks