Gross, Sad Things Happening to Pacific Northwest Salmon Due to Heat Wave

Shocking new video shows that though the record heat subsided in the Pacific Northwest earlier this month, the impacts are still rippling throughout ecosystems.

1 day, 1 hour ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


The Queen Really Hates Harry and Meghan’s Kid

According to the report, the law the Queen was trying to sidestep was legislation meant to allow the construction of pipelines designed to heat clusters of homes across the region with renewable energy, rather than individual boilers and furnaces that rely on fossil fuels.

1 day, 2 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Wishing Harm to Anti-Vaxxers and Climate Deniers Won’t Solve Anything

In USA Today, opinion columnist Michael Stern said we should be “shunning” the unvaccinated while calling them “half-witted.”

1 day, 11 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Parable of the Sower Is Finally Becoming a Feature Film

A24, the company behind films like Uncut Gems and Moonlight, won the rights to adapt Octavia Butler’s science fiction novel Parable of the Sower into a feature film.

1 day, 14 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Utah's Great Salt Lake Is Officially at Its Lowest Point in Recorded History

Its health is critical not only for the environment but local tourism and $1.3 billion in the industry such as brine shrimp and cyst harvesting and mineral extraction.

2 days, 7 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


We Know How This Ends

And any mainstream source of information was rebutted with a response to “do your own research.” Doing your “own research” can lead to any number of avenues, few of which are actually true.

2 days, 15 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Western Wildfires Are Sending Carbon Offsets Up in Smoke

Among the trees they’re torching are ones being used as carbon credits, showing the danger of relying on forests to offset emissions elsewhere.

2 days, 16 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


The Bachelor’s Commitment to Excess Is Killing the Planet

At the end of the date, Katie tells Greg that “it wouldn’t be a Seattle date without some rain,” cueing the producers to unleash a full fake rainstorm for the happy couple to kiss in, set over sweeping orchestral music.

6 days, 23 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Jeff Bezos Got as Much Morning Show Coverage in a Day as Climate Change Got All Last Year

Upon returning, he said a bunch of inane things, from wanting to send all polluting industry off-planet to thanking “every Amazon employee and every Amazon customer because you guys paid for all of this.”

1 week, 1 day ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


The Hidden Toll of Shipping

Newly obtained data shows how 15 companies—including big names like Walmart, Ikea, and Amazon—are responsible for millions of tons of pollution and carbon emissions from an often-overlooked sector of their business: importing goods into the U.S. on cargo ships.

1 week, 2 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Just Cancel the Damn Olympics Already

Add “extreme heat” to the growing list of plagues facing this year’s Summer Olympics, an event I’m starting to suspect I would very much not enjoy participating in, even if they asked nicely.

1 week, 2 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Feral Hogs Pollute the Climate as Much as 1 Million Cars Each Year

Turns out that all those pigs aren’t just a horribly invasive species, but they could be wreaking real havoc when it comes to climate change.

1 week, 3 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Why TV Is So Bad at Covering Climate Change

Hayhoe was slated to appear on CNN as Death Valley was clocking the highest temperature ever reliably recorded on the planet, on the heels of another heat wave that killed hundreds of people across the Pacific Northwest and Canada.

2 weeks, 1 day ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change


Ban Mansions

At the top of the list are giant houses, which are a key reason that the world’s richest 1% have carbon footprint 175 times the size of those in the bottom 10%.
 

3 weeks ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Earther Climate change


Grocery Stores Couldn't Handle the Pacific Northwest's Historic Heat Wave

The record-setting heat wave ripping through the Pacific Northwest right now has already melted critical infrastructure, killed hundreds of people across the region, and closed countless schools.

3 weeks, 6 days ago by SAEID US
Earther Climate change


BBC Lists ‘Positive’ Climate Change Impacts in Study Guide for Kids, Immediately Regrets It

According to the site, it exists to provide “simple-to-follow lessons and videos for pupils aged 4 to 14.”  

3 weeks, 6 days ago by SAEID US
Tech Climate change


The Chamber of Commerce's Sordid History of Climate Denial

Chamber of Commerce, the findings chronicle the group’s shifting methods of denial in a crucial 20-year period when it one of the most active groups lobbying against climate policy and casting doubt on climate science. 

4 weeks, 1 day ago by SAEID US
Earther Climate change


City Sinking Into Sea Welcomes Bitcoin Miners

Mayor Francis Suarez told CNBC last week that his city would welcome bitcoin miners with open arms, as China picks up its nationwide crackdown on miners. 

1 month, 1 week ago by SAEID US
Climate change


This Bot Clicking Ads on Climate Articles Shows the News Is Broken

Observers can watch these bots—which are strangely anthropomorphized with images of disembodied hands and voices that say “scroll” and “click” repeatedly—methodically scroll through news articles about climate change and click every ad on each page. 

1 month, 1 week ago by SAEID US
Tech Climate change


Trump Judges Are Already Screwing Biden's Climate Agenda

The ruling gives the 14 conservative state attorneys general who sued the administration a boost, but it’s a bust for the planet, particularly considering what the future could hold as Congress and the administration push other climate policies. 

1 month, 1 week ago by SAEID US
Earther Climate change