Protection of our oceans must go hand-in-hand with the fight against climate change | Tommy E Remengesau Jr

Our Pacific island nation of Palau has created an ocean sanctuary bigger than California. But more countries must take action to help save the environment Island nations have been among the first to recognize that our ocean is in trouble. Fish populations are lessening, while sea level are rising. We are rapidly approaching a point […]

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Climate change will likely wreck their subsistences- but they still don’t buy the science

The small Louisiana town of Cameron could be the first in the US are totally submerged by rising sea levels and yet locals, 90% of whom voted for Trump, still arent persuaded about climate change In 50 years, the region near where I grew up, Cameron Parish in south-west Louisiana, will likely be no more. […]

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Naomi Klein:’ Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’

The US has a president who personifies many of the things Naomi Klein has been advising about for years. She says her new volume had to be written before things got worse The fact that Naomi Klein predicted the forces that explain the rise to power of Donald Trump devotes her no pleasure at all. […]

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Climate change could change what we eat. It’s already happening in Africa.

If your livelihood depends on crops, which need water, and there isnt any water … what do you do? Borrie Erasmus fought with this very problem only this year in South Africa. His family has lived on the same farmland for 50 years. It usually rains between October and April in the region, but in […]

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U.S. And Canada Agree On Methane Emissions Cut Ahead Of Trudeau’s Visit

WASHINGTON, March 10( Reuters) – The United States and Canada have agreed joint steps to fight climate change, including cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas industry and signing the Paris climate deal “as soon as feasible, ” the White House said on Thursday. The agreement comes ahead of an Oval Office meeting between […]

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Obama highlights climate change on final presidential trip-up to Asia

President Barack Obama and Marine National Monuments Superintendent Matt Brown visit Turtle Beach during a tour of Midway Atoll, Sept. 1, 2016. Image: AP Photo/ Carolyn Kaster President Barack Obama traveled to the remote, sun-scorched Midway Atoll on Thursday to highlight the threats that climate change and human activities pose to fragile ecosystems like the […]

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Captain Planet returns- to take superhero TV down to zero

The entire oeuvre of the pollution-tackling superhero will shortly be available online allowing us to see him for the lazy, impotent dolt he really is This is going to sound like hyperbole, but it isnt. The very worst thing about the ongoing climate change crisis is Cartoon Networks decision to attain every episode of Captain […]

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One of world’s largest marine parks created off coast of Easter Island

Rapa Nui protection area, about same sizing as Chilean mainland, will protect up to 142 species, including 27 threatened with extinction One of the world’s largest marine protection areas has been created off the coast of Easter Island. The 740,000 sq km Rapa Nuimarine park is approximately the size of the Chilean mainland and will […]

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Climate scientists exhort Obama to rule out more Arctic oil and gas exploration

Letter asking the president to prevent future hunting for petroleum in the water follows a series of new heat and melting records in the Arctic, which stunned researchers Nearly 400 international scientists called on Barack Obama to rule out expansion of oil and gas exploration in Arctic water under US control. The letter, signed by […]

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