Tag Archives: climate change

Earth’s dismal water future, mapped

Declining groundwater quality and subsiding land are signals that the aquifers are being pushed past their tipping point. Earth’s dismal water future, mapped By Jay Famiglietti Jun 10, 2018 | 4:05 AM Satellite data and images are provocative, even disturbing….

 

Climate change and fossil fuels

DNC Quietly Adopts Ban On Fossil Fuel Company Donations The move is a step toward purging oil, gas and coal industry influence on the Democratic Party’s climate policies. By Alexander C. Kaufman The Democratic National Committee voted over the weekend…

 

Trees, our best defense against climate change

“California’s arboreal apocalypse is being exacerbated by the raging wildfires that the state’s forestry department helped stoke. Unlike sub-Arctic and tropical forests, temperate ones are often densely populated with people. A state-funded watchdog report showed in February that California’s forests…

 

Children’s Atmospheric Trust Litigation suit moves forward

We are all so proud of the kids these days. They are taking on the NRA/corporate lobbyists and the fossil fuel industry for threatening their future. https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/14/1748112/-Spotlight-on-green-news-amp-views-Musk-s-idea-on-public-transit-children-s-climate-case-revs-up#read-more   Denied again: U.S. govt claim against climate liability lawsuit: “In 2015, twenty-one children…

 

Sonoma County Climate Plan Lawsuit Explained

A case study of last year’s landmark lawsuit challenging Sonoma County’s Climate Action 2020 Plan was presented last week at the 2018 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Eugene, Oregon. The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference is the premier annual…