Since December, residents of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago have spotted more than 50 bears, who are “chasing people and entering residential buildings”
Source: ‘Mass Invasion’: Russian Islands in State of Emergency as Hotter Planet Drives Polar Bears to Hunger
Extreme weather events and suffering they cause beginning to put dents in “ongoing multi-billion dollar deception campaign” put forth by the fossil fuel industry
Source: As Americans Increasingly Bear ‘Real Costs of Climate Crisis,’ Polls Show Soaring Realization of Global Warming’s Threat
All that is missing is the demand that the president declare a national emergency (as authorized under the National Emergencies Act of 1976) that explicates the gravity of the situation and proposes the full marshaling of the country’s resources (while we still have them at our command) to bear upon this civilizational crisis. Fat Chance.
Source: “Weather Terrorism:” a National Emergency
“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
The environmentalist pleads his case for a Green New Deal and wonders why Barack Obama brags about his administration’s oil production.
Source: Bill McKibben: We’re Headed for Hell, or Some Place Like It
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
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