German Unions Are Waking up to the Climate Disaster

The call to stop the production of coal and cars often sounds like a threat to jobs. But German trade unions have realized that the green transition needs to happen — and they’re fighting to make sure it’s bosses, not workers, who pay for climate justice.

Source: German Unions Are Waking up to the Climate Disaster

‘This Is the Beginning’: New Study Warns Climate Crisis May Have Been Pivotal in Rise of Drug-Resistant Superbug 

Research argues that deadly Candida auris “may be the first example of a new fungal disease emerging from climate change.”

Source: ‘This Is the Beginning’: New Study Warns Climate Crisis May Have Been Pivotal in Rise of Drug-Resistant Superbug | Common Dreams News

To Call Attention to “What’s Being Lost” to Climate Crisis, Former Glacier to Receive Monument 

“With this memorial, we want to underscore that it is up to us, the living, to collectively respond to the rapid loss of glaciers and the ongoing impacts of climate change.”

Source: To Call Attention to “What’s Being Lost” to Climate Crisis, Former Glacier to Receive Monument | Common Dreams News

Heavy Rainfall Barry’s Real Danger—and Climate Crisis is to Blame 

“When the air is warmer, it can hold more water vapor. So that when a storm moves through an area that has warmer, wetter air, there’s more of a source for the precipitation.”

Source: Heavy Rainfall Barry’s Real Danger—and Climate Crisis is to Blame | Common Dreams News

The DNC Can’t Be Allowed to Ignore the Climate Crisis

The Democratic National Committee continues to ignore the most pressing issue of our time — the global climate crisis — by refusing to allow presidential candidates to hold a debate focused specifically on the climate. Given that the president has launched a wholesale scorched earth attack on all things environmental, it’s far past time for the Democrats, if they truly seek to lead the nation in 2020, to make their environmental agenda known to the public whose votes they seek.

Source: The DNC Can’t Be Allowed to Ignore the Climate Crisis

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted 

Weakened permafrost in Canadian Arctic a further sign that global climate crisis accelerating faster than scientists had feared

Source: Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted | Environment | The Guardian

Adding to Planetary Alarm Bells, Top US Finance Official Warns Climate Crisis a Recipe for Global Economic Collapse 

“It’s abundantly clear that climate change poses financial risk to the stability of the financial system.”

Source: Adding to Planetary Alarm Bells, Top US Finance Official Warns Climate Crisis a Recipe for Global Economic Collapse | Common Dreams News

‘This Is an Emergency. We Need the Democrats to Act Like It’: Outrage as DNC Announces It Will Not Host 2020 Debate on Climate Crisis 

“The DNC is silencing the voices of Democratic activists, many of our progressive partner organizations, and nearly half of the Democratic presidential field, who want to debate the existential

Source: ‘This Is an Emergency. We Need the Democrats to Act Like It’: Outrage as DNC Announces It Will Not Host 2020 Debate on Climate Crisis | Common Dreams News