Opening remarks at a December 7 press briefing at the COP16 climate conference in Cancun by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon When I became Secretary-General, I made climate change one of my top priorities. The reason is simple. Climate change affects everything the UN does – peace and security, development, and human rights. We cannot sustain gains […]Read More
The latest poll from the Pew Research Center found that the number of Americans who believe in climate change, particularly Republicans, has decreased dramatically since 2006.Read More
The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) A year ago, it seemed possible—likely, even—that President Barack Obama would sweep into the international negotiations on climate change at Copenhagen and make serious progress on the tangle of issues at stake. The reality was quite different. This year, […]Read More
New media is helping environmental activists to combat the powerful propaganda and immense resources of the old energy economy. Although environmental groups cannot outspend or outmaneuver entrenched economic interests, the adoption of new media levels the playing field and democratizes the debate. New media encompasses the amalgamation of traditional media with the interactive power of computers, communications […]Read More
Coalition of the Willing is an animated film from Knife Party productions, written by Tim Rayner, and created through the collaborative effort of 24 artists from around the world. The project addresses one of the main problems of our time: how to galvanize and enlist the general populace to understand the urgency of climate change […]Read More
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Cleaning up abandoned wells is good news.
Interior reveals plans for orphan well cleanup https://bit.ly/3fHs5tj
Whatever narrative you want to use to get to a low carbon economy. Nobody will accuse Mr. Fink of being woke.
BlackRock’s Larry Fink: climate policies are about profits, not being ‘woke’ https://bit.ly/356Wb7t
Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2021 https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-the-climate-papers-most-featured-in-the-media-in-2021
Their habitats destroyed, elephants venture closer to human settlements and die when they eat plastic waste in open dumps.
Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump | AP News https://bit.ly/33vsHzJ
"If this tidal wave of pollution continues unchecked, the anticipated plastics in the seas by 2040 could exceed the collective weight of all fish in the ocean."
Plastic crisis needs binding treaty, report says https://bbc.in/3Id7BVu #plasticpollution @BBCWorld