In Just One Decade, Corporations Destroyed 50 Million Hectares of Forest

“These companies are destroying our children’s future by driving us towards climate and ecological collapse.”

Source: In Just One Decade, Corporations Destroyed 50 Million Hectares of Forest—An Area the Size of Spain | Common Dreams News

Keeping Global Warming Below 1.5°C May Still Be Possible With Immediate Action, New Study Shows

“It’s good news from a geophysical point of view,” says the lead researcher. “We are basically saying we can’t build anything now that emits fossil fuels.”

Source: Keeping Global Warming Below 1.5°C May Still Be Possible With Immediate Action, New Study Shows

Worst Mass Extinction Event in Earth’s History Was Caused by Global Warming Analogous to Current Climate Crisis

Gaworecki writes: New research by scientists at the United States’ University of Washington and Stanford University suggests that the most destructive mass extinction event in Earth’s ancient history was caused by global warming that left marine life unable to breathe.

Source: Worst Mass Extinction Event in Earth’s History Was Caused by Global Warming Analogous to Current Climate Crisis

Reliable tropical weather pattern to change in a warming climate — ScienceDaily

As human activities cause the Earth’s temperature to increase, reliable, well-studied weather patterns like the Madden-Julian Oscillation will change too, say researchers.

Source: Reliable tropical weather pattern to change in a warming climate — ScienceDaily

At Last, Divestment Is Hitting the Fossil Fuel Industry Where it Hurts | Portside

I remember well the first institution to announce it was divesting from fossil fuel. It was 2012 and I was on the second week of a gruelling tour across the US trying to spark a movement. Our roadshow had been playing to packed houses down the west coast, and we’d crossed the continent to Portland, Maine. As a raucous crowd jammed the biggest theatre in town, a physicist named Stephen Mulkey took the mic.

Source: At Last, Divestment Is Hitting the Fossil Fuel Industry Where it Hurts | Portside