climate change action

PD: Close to Home: A trillion trees to save the earth while supervisors drag feet to update tree ordinance

“While the supervisors drag their feet on updating our tree ordinance  that favor the wine industry’s clear cutting for vineyards….” Contact Forest Unlimited for January’s tree planting in Sonoma County. Be part of the solution.  PD: Close to Home: A trillion trees to save the earth GEORGE FOWLER GEORGE FOWLER A RETIRED INTERNATIONAL BANKER. December […]

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UPDATE: Ocean Protection Council Approves Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Oceans

UPDATE: Lawsuits Spur Help for Ailing Corals We’ve had two important wins for corals, which are in serious trouble as oceans get warmer and more acidic. In response to a Center lawsuit, the Trump administration has agreed to propose habitat protection for five coral species in Florida and the Caribbean and seven species around islands

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Ocean Protection Council Approves Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Oceans

“Unfortunately, our oceans are at a tipping point. Greenhouse gas pollution is warming the oceans and creating the most significant change in ocean chemistry in 50 million years.  As a result, acidic waters off our coast are corroding larval Dungeness crab  shells. And 95 percent of our iconic underwater kelp forests off the North Coast have been destroyed.” 

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After Spain Declares Climate Emergency, Activists Demand ‘Concrete and Immediate’ Action | Common Dreams News

“Ribera tweeted in Spanish Tuesday that the government approved the emergency declaration “for justice (between territories, between generations and between people of the same generation), for our future, for responsibility (economic, social, environmental and institutional).” After Spain Declares Climate Emergency, Activists Demand ‘Concrete and Immediate’ Action | Common Dreams News “Now it’s time to see…

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If the world ran on sun, it wouldn’t fight over oil | Bill McKibben | Opinion | The Guardian

“If it happens, this war, like the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, will cost untold lives, most of them civilian. It will also, like those conflicts, cost trillions of dollars. Imagine if we had spent those trillions of dollars not on cruise missiles and up-armoured Humvees, but on solar farms and offshore wind turbines. Imagine

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Brazilian tribal chief uses technology to help save his people, and curb deforestation

“Wielding the tools of the 21st century, the 1,300-member tribe has delved into a complex scheme in which governments or companies pay for forest preservation, contributing to a system that, if fully realized, would help end large-scale deforestation. By determining how much carbon is prevented from being released if the trees on Surui lands are

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