Tag Archives: ClimateCrisis

Fishers’ and TV chefs’ plea to eat local fish to save Britain’s fishing communities

The government just bailed out small-scale fishers. Here’s what should happen next

 In response to this the fishing community, chefs and food writers have penned an open letter – coordinated by Greenpeace UK – calling on the public to buy more locally caught seafood to help support them through the crisis.  This comes as the world’s largest supertrawler, the Annelies Ilena, has …

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Paul Vasquez, Viral Video Sensation Known As The ‘Double Rainbow Guy,’ Dead At 57

Paul Vasquez, Viral Video Sensation Known As The 'Double Rainbow Guy,' Dead At 57

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — Paul L. Vasquez, the burly mountain man whose awestruck reaction upon seeing a double rainbow propelled him to internet stardom and turned him into a folk hero, has died in Central California. He was 57. Vasquez, who called himself Yosemitebear on social media, died early Saturday …

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Fortress Charleston: Will Walling Off the City Hold Back the Waters?

Fortress Charleston: Will Walling Off the City Hold Back the Waters?

For millions of visitors each year, Charleston, South Carolina is a reminder of a bygone era, showcasing antebellum mansions, arty row houses, historic African-American churches, and sprawling views of the harbor from a Civil War-era promenade. What those visitors don’t see is that Charleston is drowning in slow motion and …

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Parts of world on brink of ‘sustained heat’ beyond human tolerance decades earlier than expected, researchers warn

Parts of world on brink of ‘sustained heat’ beyond human tolerance decades earlier than expected, researchers warn

“Intolerable” heat and humidity caused by global warming had been expected in the coming decades, but now researchers have found that the crisis is already here. A new study identifies thousands of previously rare or unprecedented bouts of extreme heat and humidity are taking place now across the world in Asia, Africa, Australia, South America and North …

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Coronavirus and the Universal Basic Income

Coronavirus and the Universal Basic Income

The furlough scheme was an extraordinary move from a Conservative government and an essential underpinning for the incomes of millions of people. The suggestion that British people have become addicted to the scheme is offensive to those who face destitution without it but it also ignores the fact that furlough is …

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Potentially Fatal Combinations of Humidity and Heat Are Emerging Across the Globe

Potentially Fatal Combinations of Humidity and Heat Are Emerging Across the Globe

Potentially Fatal Combinations of Humidity and Heat Are Emerging Across the Globe U.S. Gulf Coast Among Regions Hit With Conditions Not Expected for Decades Most everyone knows that humid heat is harder to handle than the “dry” kind. And recently, some scientists have projected that later in the century, in parts of …

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A first win in our plastics fight in Antwerp

A first win in our plastics fight in Antwerp

Taking a stand against unnecessary plastic – our first win in Antwerp The EU is fighting to move away from single-use plastics. And while lawmakers wage war with lobbyists to do so, petrochemicals company Ineos is gearing up to build a €3bn plastics refinery in the Port of Antwerp, sitting …

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‘Radically imagining what the future could look like’

‘Radically imagining what the future could look like’

News on climate in the time of coronavirus Subscribe today Hey there, Hope you are holding up OK, wherever you are. The news seems to keep getting more bleak and surreal (really not sure the murder hornets were necessary). But while it sometimes feels as if we’re endlessly tumbling down …

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Newsom Moves To Protect Kids From Pesticide Drift As Homes Become Classrooms

Newsom Moves To Protect Kids From Pesticide Drift As Homes Become Classrooms

Calls for New Approach to Agriculture in California ‘Transition Away From Harmful Chemicals’ SAN FRANCISCO – Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued sweeping new enforcement guidance requiring county agriculture commissioners to tighten regulations of pesticide use near residences to protect children from spray drift who are now home due to the …

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