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#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

South Florida’s Heat Key to Boom of Python and Cold-Blooded Cousins (Reptiles)

BY JENNY STALETOVICH jstaletovich@MiamiHerald.com If Florida ever wants to rid itself of Burmese pythons, tegus and other slithery invaders, pray for cold. A new University of Florida study has confirmed what scientists have long suspected: temperature, more than habitat, determines where reptiles invade. Using the kind of risk assessment strategy normally used in business, researchers modeled … Continue reading South Florida’s Heat Key to Boom of Python and Cold-Blooded Cousins (Reptiles)

Cliff Mass, Scientific Lies, and the New Climate Deniers

Cliff Mass is a Professor in the Atmospheric Sciences Department at the University of Washington, and something of a regional weather celebrity. His popular blog is widely read for its accessible explanations of complex local weather events in the southern Salish Sea, and he has been an on-again off-again commentator on local Public Radio stations. … Continue reading Cliff Mass, Scientific Lies, and the New Climate Deniers

Climate Change Painting Series

Andrew Carr has painted a series depicting weatherpeople of the 2010-2014 era reporting on extreme weather events. Each painting links to further details on the event depicted. Broken Records reveals many faces of climate change – from the slaphappy smiles of our weather prophets to the extreme weather events afflicting nations across the geographic and … Continue reading Climate Change Painting Series

Colorado’s water plan: an end to mega projects?

Apparently, Colorado has a new water plan. Plans are good. This is cold comfort, though, given that the plan only addresses new ‘supply projects’.  We know the Colorado River is already 100% allocated (a tiny bit of industrial civilization insanity in and of itself); this article, from High Country News, projects an additional 5 million residents … Continue reading Colorado’s water plan: an end to mega projects?

Thomas Linzey: The Coal Trains’ Track to Nowhere

By Thomas Linzey / CELDF Four years ago, as we were leaving Spokane to help rural Pennsylvania communities stop frack injection wells and gas pipelines, this region’s environmental groups couldn’t stop talking about “stopping the coal trains.” After people in British Columbia – including NASA’s top climate scientist James Hansen – were arrested for blocking … Continue reading Thomas Linzey: The Coal Trains’ Track to Nowhere