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Today in the Sixth Extinction

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On December 8, 2019
The planet is dying and we pay absolutely no attention. The world’s oceans are struggling to breathe, rapidly running out of oxygen at an unprecedented rate. Climate change is dangerously exacerbating the issue, scientists warned in a new study.  The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released the largest report of its kind — […]

Climate Divestment

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On August 8, 2019

Rare good news out of the financial sector. Earlier this year, one of Meryam Omi’s deputies at Legal & General Investment Management sat down with board members and managers from Exxon Mobil Cor

So Much Winning!

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On July 3, 2019

Setting records shows that we are awesome, right? Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, the EU‘s satellite agency has announced. Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S

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It’s pretty much always wildfire season now, but with Memorial Day weekend here, it’s worth reviewing how fire and climate change works together. While forest management and human development have increased wildfire incidence and risk, climate change has exacerbated the trend of large fires and contributed to the lengthening of the fire season, in some […]
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Earth Day

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On April 22, 2019
I’m in New Bedford to give a talk on the connections and problems between the labor and environmental movements. Happy times on this Earth Day! Climate change is coming and we are going to do absolutely nothing about it. A huge reason? Most Americans, especially older Americans, simply don’t see it as an important issue. […]
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