China-US Climate Agreement Is Great, But Trust Must Be Earned On Both Sides

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 16:25:17 +0000

Another CleanTechnica article rightly tells us how great the China-US climate agreement is. In terms of total emissions from 1850 to present, the US is the worst offender. In terms of current emissions, China takes the #1 spot (the US is #3). For these top two emitters to commit to each other to clean up […]

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China Is Ascendant & Critical To Climate Action, But What About The Flatlining West?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 13:58:53 +0000

“When China Rules the World” is more important to read for westerners than “The Light That Failed,” but the two books together paint a much more interesting picture of the past and potential future than either does by itself.

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Climate-Jacked Monsoon Defeats Trump’s Border Wall

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 14:40:33 +0000

I saw the tweet below last week and I couldn’t help but notice the irony, the deep irony. First, though, let’s roll through a little background. Word from 2016 Trump campaign insiders is that Trump didn’t initially like the “build a wall” campaign proposal and mantra. It was actually created by campaign team members who […]

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Syria’s Refugee Crisis Gives An Idea Of What To Expect With Future Climate Refugee Waves

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:07:15 +0000

The shortsighted answer of closing borders to refugees and pretending climate change does not exist, or won’t impact those of us living in North America or Europe is tragically unethical and intellectually inept, traits which seem to cluster on the right at present.

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EPA Moves to Undo Trump’s Coal Wastewater Rollback

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:06:31 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday it is kicking off a new rulemaking process to pass stricter requirements for how coal power plants dispose of wastewater, undoing a major rollback implemented in the last year of the Trump administration. Wastewater pollution from coal plants is poured into nearby rivers and streams and often contains toxic […]

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