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Internacionales

Jueves, 19 de diciembre del 2013

The president has said the right things about climate change – and has taken some positive steps. But we’re drilling for more oil and digging up more carbon than ever

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Internacionales

Domingo, 21 de abril del 2013

Fossil fuel companies’ bet that climate agreements won’t stop them from burning carbon puts pension funds at risk     Suppose you weren’t worried that we humans are destroying our water supply and eroding our ability to feed ourselves by burning coal and gas and oil and hence changing climate. Suppose you thought that was all liberal hooey. [...]

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How to Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North
Internacionales

Lunes, 7 de diciembre del 2009

Source: YES! Magazine Rich and poor countries are in this together. If either fails to step up, the planet is in trouble. A climate deal must take into account the Global North’s responsibility for nearly 70 percent of greenhouse pollution and the Global South’s need to move out of poverty. The North must cut back sharply [...]

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Cap and Fade
Internacionales

Lunes, 7 de diciembre del 2009

Source: New York Times by James Hansen December 6, 2009 AT the international climate talks in Copenhagen, President Obama is expected to announce that the United States wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to about 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020 and 83 percent by 2050. But at the heart of his plan is cap and [...]

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Taking Action Against Carbon Trade: What the Clouds Say
Internacionales

Sábado, 5 de diciembre del 2009

Source: Common Dreams by Rachel Smolker December 5, 2009 On November 30th, I spent part of my day lying on the ground in the middle of a busy intersection in the heart of Chicago’s financial district with my arms locked into big plastic tubes that connected me to 11 other people. Our arms, in the tubes, were linked [...]

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Hot Under the Collar at Cold Shoulder for Global Warming
Internacionales

Viernes, 4 de diciembre del 2009

Source: Herald Scotland by Anne Johnstone December 3, 2009 The Earth is flat. At least that used to be the universal view until about the fourth century BC. By medieval times, most Europeans accepted that it was spherical but old ideas die hard. So it was that just 40 years ago members of the International Flat Earth Society dismissed [...]

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The Denial Machine
Noticias

Martes, 24 de noviembre del 2009

Source: The Fifth Estate (CBC News) November 15, 2009 How could scientific fact, which many believe could determine the very future of the planet, become a political battleground, left versus right, environmentalist versus climate change sceptic? The Denial Machine investigates the roots of the campaign to negate the science and the threat of global warming. It tracks the [...]

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Refuse Allegiance to Coal
Internacionales

Lunes, 23 de noviembre del 2009

Source: Truthdig by Chris Hedges November 23, 2009 There are some 614 coal-fired power plants in the United States, and it is up to us to shut them down. No one in the White House will do it. No one in Congress will do it. And no one at the coming U.N. climate change conference in Copenhagen will [...]

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The Hot Topic: A Growing Climate Change Movement Emerges
Internacionales

Domingo, 22 de noviembre del 2009

by Bryan Farrell November 20, 2009 Hundreds of climate activists swarmed down a hill toward Britain’s largest coal-burning power plant Oct. 17 with the intention of shutting it down. Within minutes, dozens had broken through the perimeter fence, erected specifically for this protest, and entered the site, known as Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station. But 650 police officers rapidly [...]

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Global warming is happening now
Caldera Abierta

Sábado, 21 de noviembre del 2009

Because this destructive selfishness has trumped collective action, we are dooming our chances in favor of the unsustainable capitalist system

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