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
The last round of international global warming negotiations before countries meet in Cancun, is wrapping up. The meeting in Cancun needs to begin the process of implementing key elements of the international response to global warming. Cancun isn’t expected to agree to a “new treaty”, establish a new “binding agreement”, or finalize all aspects of […]Read More
GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The New York Times wonders if the United Nations’s climate change negotiations are a lost cause. They certainly aren’t accomplishing anything, so why not look for alternative structures to negotiate global commitments to reducing carbon emissions. October 10th, 2010 was […]Read More
Working to focus on solutions and a vision for a sustainable future, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), Climate Week NYC, and a meeting of the United Nations to discuss Millennium Development Goals all converged last week on New York City. At CGI, thought leaders, concerned citizens, policy experts, and government representatives from across the globe […]Read More
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The plastic ocean
On the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, scientists find a surprise: Coastal life https://nbcnews.to/3IgDD3G
@earth_warming My sister always points out the human rights aspect of mining. Cobalt mining, for example, is tied to child labor in the DRC.
Saying you want to transition away from fossil fuels is one thing, doing it is another.
Biden Gulf Oil Sale Means More Drilling Within Legacy Chemical Dump Site https://bit.ly/3o6BK1m