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Regenerative Agriculture: Our Best Shot at Cooling the Planet?

If we want to stay below the upper ceiling of 2 degrees, we still have a shot. But it’s going to take a monumental effort. Anderson and his colleagues estimate that in order to keep within this threshold, we need to start reducing emissions by a sobering 8-10% per year, from now until we reach “net zero” in 2050. If that doesn’t sound difficult enough, here’s the clincher: efficiency improvements and clean energy technologies will only win us reductions of about 4% per year at most. ... Continue reading →

Puget Sound Orca Whales Are Being Driven to Extinction

No one is certain of the total number of orcas (otherwise known as "killer whales") that exist in the wild. However, estimates are now around 100,000, and populations are dwindling. In Washington State's Puget Sound and San Juan Islands, the once-large population of orcas has declined to around 80 whales, and the Puget Sound orcas are on the US government's endangered species list. ... Continue reading →

The U.S. is Losing the Climate Change War

We need to face the truth. In Park City, like everywhere in the world, we are losing the climate-change war. The Park Record’s November 18 article, “Environmentalists search for silver linings,” by David Hampshire, declared that Election Day was not a great day for environmentalists. To support his claim, Hampshire cited Donald Trump’s statements about canceling the Paris Climate Agreement and stopping payments of US tax dollars to UN global-warming programs. ... Continue reading →

Stopping Coal and Oil Trains Through Civil Disobedience

Stopping Coal and Oil Trains Through  Civil Disobedience: Stories of Courage  on the Front Lines of Climate Change   Saturday, April 23rd at 7pm Spokane Community College – Lair Student Center Free admission Featured speakers: Dillon Thomson – Deep Green Resistance Eugene Ken Ward – founder of the Climate Disobedience Center: http://www.climatedisobedience.org/ Jackie Minchew – Delta … Continue reading Stopping Coal and Oil Trains Through Civil Disobedience

Days of Revolt: The Revolution Will Be Local – YouTube

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges speaks with our friend, the attorney Thomas Linzey, and activist Mark Clatterbuck, about the grassroots movements rising up against the fracking industry, and the legislative and direct action necessary to resist corporate power in the absence of a true democratic system. To learn more about … Continue reading Days of Revolt: The Revolution Will Be Local – YouTube

#EPICFAIL in Paris: COP21

Julian Langer / Deep Green Resistance UK The President of the USA, Obama, is describing the Paris Climate Deal as a turning point for the world. The delegates stand up and applaud, in congratulations of this supposedly historic event in contemporary political history. …… I’m sorry, but, what?! James Hansen, among other experts, has already … Continue reading #EPICFAIL in Paris: COP21

Julian Langer: How many bright greens does it take to change a light bulb?  How many dark greens does it take to smash one?

By Julian Langer / Deep Green Resistance UK “Man [sic] is a part of nature and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.” —Rachel Carson “Are you helping to solve climate change?” asks the propaganda of the “solar revolution” bright green greenwashing.  Yeah you!  Reading this now.  What are you personally doing … Continue reading Julian Langer: How many bright greens does it take to change a light bulb?  How many dark greens does it take to smash one?

Why is the Paris climate deal a fraud?

By Jerome Roos / ROAR World leaders are congratulating themselves on a set of promises they will never be able to keep without taking on the immense power of the fossil fuel industry. World leaders and the international media are hailing the deal struck in Paris as a “major leap for mankind” in the fight … Continue reading Why is the Paris climate deal a fraud?

From 50 Countries Worldwide, Women Rise Up For Global Women’s Climate Justice Day of Action

SAN FRANCISCO– On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 women from fifty countries around the world took action for climate justice, gender equality, bold climate policies and transformative solutions as part of the Global Women’s Climate Justice Day of Action organized by the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International). From Sudan to the Philippines, from Ecuador … Continue reading From 50 Countries Worldwide, Women Rise Up For Global Women’s Climate Justice Day of Action

Aspen trees in La Sals stricken with leaf blight

Editor’s note: Ongoing climate change and drought due to industrial civilization are having a cumulative negative effect on aspen trees of the intermountain west.  The world we live in is changing right before our eyes.   by Eric Trenbeath, Moab Sun News September 19, 2015 Golden quaking aspen leaves won’t be making an especially grand appearance … Continue reading Aspen trees in La Sals stricken with leaf blight