Thursday, December 1 2022

Recent environmental action:

The Guardians of the

Future – It’s time for Indigenous voices to lead the climate fight. NYT

Climate change is coming for freezers, a key tool for Alaska NativesNYT

Just Stop Oil activists block four London bridges

Climate and cost of living activists converged during London protests

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Liz Truss faces rural rebellion over anti-nature ‘growth’ spurt

Wildlife charities, former Tory ministers and millions of ordinary people are sounding the environmental alarm

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 16: US President Joe Biden (C) signs the Cut Inflation Act with Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) and Majority Whip at the James Clyburn Chamber (D-SC) in the State Dining Room of the White House on August 16, 2022 in Washington, DC.  The $737 billion bill focuses on climate change, cutting health care costs and creating clean energy jobs by enacting a minimum corporate tax of 15%, a 1% fee on stock redemptions and strengthening IRS enforcement.  (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Joe Biden

‘Biggest climate step ever’: Biden signs Democrats’ landmark bill

NYT:

After signing climate bill, Biden plots more actions to cut emissions

Regulations from the EPA and elsewhere will help the president achieve his aggressive climate goals, administration officials say. nytimes.com

We are angry‘:UK environmental groups condemn Liz Truss’ plans to scrap regulations

Nature protection rules in the proposed investment areas would indeed be suspendedtutor.com/

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Biden’s new environmental justice office will oversee $3 billion in grants to polluted communities

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The world’s largest carbon removal facility could suck up 5 million metric tons of CO2 per year

The US-based facility hopes to capture CO2, roughly the equivalent of 5 million return flights between London and New York each year.

It would be technically possible, and in fact remarkably cheap, to refreeze the Arctic and Antarctica and halt or reverse sea level rise, new research suggests.new atlas

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Ships release invisible contrails that slightly cool the climatenewscientist

The effect of aerosol pollution from shipping and other sources on clouds has been underestimated and may need to be accounted for in future climate models

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Experiment reveals what an hour in nature does to the human brainscientific alert

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More than 100 major companies, from Ikea to Amazon, Coco-Cola and Sky, have signed an open letter urging the UK government not to roll back to net zero

The clean hydrogen economy was a dream. Climate bill could make it a reality this decade cnbc.com

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California approves wave of aggressive new climate action

After lobbying the governor, lawmakers passed $54 billion in climate spending and voted to keep the state’s last nuclear plant open.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 06: Environmental activists gather outside the United States Supreme Court on July 6, 2022 in Washington, DC.  The Climate Action Campaign group organized the rally to protest the Supreme Court's decision in West Virginia v.  EPA, which limits the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate carbon emissions from power plants.  (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Humans must limit warming to avoid climate tipping points, new study finds

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Cheap carbon capture technology could filter CO2 in smokestacks

It could also make your petrol car more eco-friendly

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‘Superhero’ moss can save communities from flooding, scientists say

Sphagnum moss has proven to be considerably slow down rainwater runoff

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Farmed fish experience pain, stress and anxiety and must be killed humanely, agrees global regulator

Turn off the lights when

not used/use less,

Turn down the heating or air conditioning

  • evacuate at night if it is cooler
  • Avoid creating nocturnal light pollution
  • Don’t waste water
  • Avoid burning wood (or other), as wood fires are both polluting and carcinogenic
  • Do not use pesticides
  • Limit your use of cars and planes (if possible)
  • Do not use gasoline vehicles
  • Remove the grass and put it in a garden or pond (or xeriscape )
  • Mow, blow and strike electrically or by hand
  • Plant for animals (bees, birds, etc.)
  • To plant trees
  • Don’t run the yards, get wilder
  • Try using solar power
  • Take a bus, tram or train
  • Encourage your city/village to use electric buses
  • Use energy efficient products or products that run on clean fuels
  • Reduce reliance on non-biodegradable items
  • Walk, bike or carpool
  • Repurpose items – donate to Goodwill or Craig’s List rather than throw away
  • Reduce or stop eating meat
  • Use reusable carrier bags for groceries; second choice, paper bags; not plastic
  • Compost
  • save the bees
  • To be informed
  • Write to your representative, sign petitions
  • Eelect pro-environment candidates and demand action
  • Support the Green New Deal
  • To be involved
  • March
  • Environmental Blog
  • Control population

The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference is about to begin sunday november 6

ends friday november 18

United Nations Climate Change Conference 2022

Event

The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP27, will be the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference, to be held from 6 to 18 November 2022 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Wikipedia
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