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 3 months ago

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To prevent the projected 3-degree-Celsius temperature increase, greenhouse-gas emissions would need to have ceased entirely between 1960 and 1970, the model found. In that sense, Earth blew by a climactic point of no return 50 years ago — before much of the public understood the realities of climate change.

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Earth's temperatures are already on track to blow past the Paris agreement's goals. Last year was the second warmest on record for surface temperatures and the hottest ever for oceans. Polar melting is on track to raise seas 3 feet by 2100 and threatens to displace hundreds of millions of people.
 6 months ago

Rowan Atkinson on free speech

by Rowan Atkinson
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 6 months ago

A Truly Fucked Up Industry

by Jim Sterling
 9 months ago

What principles and values rule the world?

by Noam Chomsky
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 9 months ago

Coronavirus - What is at stake?

by Noam Chomsky
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Thankfully, that only lasted for a few days, it's been reinstatet since. But still, boo.
 10 months ago

Wildlife Collapse from Climate Change Is Predicted to Hit Suddenly and Sooner

Climate change could result in a more abrupt collapse of many animal species than previously thought, starting in the next decade if greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced, according to a study published this month in Nature.

The study predicted that large swaths of ecosystems would falter in waves, creating sudden die-offs that would be catastrophic not only for wildlife, but for the humans who depend on it.

“For a long time things can seem OK and then suddenly they’re not,” said Alex L. Pigot, a scientist at University College London and one of the study’s authors. “Then, it’s too late to do anything about it because you’ve already fallen over this cliff edge.”
 10 months ago

Opposition to Paying for Capitalism's Crisis

by Richard Wolff
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SourceOpposition to Paying for Capitalism's Crisis
 12 months ago
 12 months ago