climate change

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 and youths began their suit against the U.S. government for encouraging the production of fossil …

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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 gathering for environmentalists worldwide, and is distinguished as the oldest and largest of its kind. …

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New Map Reveals Which Countries are Most Likely to Survive Climate Change

New Map Reveals Which Countries are Most Likely to Survive Climate Change Author: Fran Whittaker-Wood Published: Wednesday, 03 January 2018 Climate change is real, and it’s happening. But will you survive it? Melting ice caps, record high temperatures and rising sea levels are just some of the telltale signs. Climate change is one of the …

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Judges skeptical of request to dismiss ‘burdensome’ children’s climate lawsuit

“Kozinski also asked how the young plaintiffs were suffering any more than other Americans from the effects of climate change. Olson replied that not only do children suffer disproportionate harm now from environmental problems, but that they would continue to suffer in the future.” Judges skeptical of request to dismiss ‘burdensome’ children’s climate lawsuit https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/12/11/judges-skeptical-of-request-to-dismiss-burdensome-childrens-climate-lawsuit/?utm_term=.d1f2ab01e00e by Brady …

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Winery Waste Discharge Meeting

Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California

There should be no allowance for merchandizing our aquifers beyond recharge. In Northern California that means the wine and now the cannabis industry. We must defend our common pool resources from being used for profit beyond resiliency.      ““As we learn more about the subtleties in the dynamics of climate change, we are learning that certain …

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How climate change will mess with water ‘recharge’ in Western U.S.

Over pumping our aquifers beyond recharge is a dangerous situation and not “sustainable” as Northern California wine makers sell us. Both Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties have been merchandising our water resources beyond recharge for years according to our state. We are on the edge of drought patterns. How climate change will mess with water ‘recharge’ …

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