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textDestroying what is destroying the planet? by Jan Ole Arps and Guido Speckmann
The decisions of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow are a disaster. They seal the course for a drastic and irreversible heating of the earth, which threatens the survival of hundreds of millions of people and countless animal and plant species. Does the climate movement have to resort to more radical means to increase the pressure?...
Posted: Wed, Jan 12, 2022 10:13am PST
textEcosocialist strategy: industrial restructuring as a joint project of the climate movement by Christian Zeller
The findings of international climate research and the IPCC are clear. World society is heading for tipping points that will abruptly change the earth and climate system. As a result, several billion people will lose their previous livelihoods in a few decades....
Posted: Sun, Jan 2, 2022 7:26am PST
textThe Shortwave Report 12/31/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu, Dec 30, 2021 5:25pm PST
textGrowing opposition to radioactive waste dump in South Australia by Dave Sweeney
Federal plans for a radioactive waste facility near Kimba on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula face growing opposition with Barngarla Traditional Owners launching a Federal Court challenge to Minister Keith Pitt's decision to site the facility on their lands....
Posted: Tue, Dec 21, 2021 12:14am PST
textThe wrong climate strategy of the United Nations by Daniel Tanuro
To stay below 1.5 °C, net global CO2 emissions must be reduced by 59 percent by 2030 and 100 percent by 2050. 80.2 percent of these emissions are due to the burning of fossil fuels. In 2019, these fuels still met 84.3 percent of humanity's energy needs....
Posted: Wed, Dec 15, 2021 4:06pm PST
textOld Growth in Danger as Cal Fire lets Burn 4 Lumber by Zachary RunningWolf
Cal Fire is Auctioning off our Old Growth Forest to Lumber Companies...
Posted: Tue, Dec 7, 2021 4:56pm PST
textThe planet is bursting by Kerstin Chavent
It's not the number of people on Earth that matters, but how they live....
Posted: Tue, Dec 7, 2021 2:01pm PST
textThe Rich's Deal by Susi Stuhlinger
The richest percent of the world's population accounts for fifteen percent of global emissions, which is twice as much as the entire poorer half of the world's inhabitants together are responsible for CO2. Once again, the rich countries benefit from the deal negotiated in Glasgow....
Posted: Mon, Dec 6, 2021 4:30am PST
textSystem Transformation or Barbarism by Tomasz Konicz
Overcoming capital is thus a necessity for survival. Consequently, the climate question is not a question of burden sharing, it is not a question of social security. The global exploitation process of capital, in which resources and energy are burned to make more money out of money, must be overcome....
Posted: Wed, Nov 24, 2021 2:15pm PST
textClimate Change 2021, 40 pp by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred. A.1.1 Since 2011 (measurements reported in AR5), concentrations have continued to increase in the atmosphere, reaching annual averages of 410 parts per million (ppm) for carbon dioxide (CO2)......
Posted: Wed, Nov 24, 2021 7:06am PST
textThe U.S. Desperately Needs To Rethink the Role That Cars Play in Daily Life by James Cutino
The wide, grid-pattern suburban sprawl that has become a familiar sight to nearly all Americans is a costly, unsustainable nightmare that results in thousands of preventable deaths each year in California....
Posted: Wed, Nov 17, 2021 7:59pm PST
textClimate Change Is Ahead Of Us. by Sergio Perez
Climate Change is here, and we are ignoring the problem. Scientist are telling us the drastic findings, and the government seems to care more about the economy than the environment....
Posted: Wed, Nov 17, 2021 3:45pm PST
textCOP26: What you’d expect when oil companies are in and environmentalists are out by East Shore
Capitalism is not only cooking the planet to the point where portions of our planet will become uninhabitable and massive disruption to agriculture is certain, but the leading causes of the problem are lavishly subsidized. As long as we live under capitalism, incentives will be for more growth, more energy usage, more waste, more accumulation, more inequality....
Posted: Wed, Nov 17, 2021 2:18pm PST
textGlasgow Climate Deal Renews Pledge to Support Developing Countries by Olivia Engling
Two hundred countries finalized an agreement during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland to limit global warming. In 2009, developed countries promised $100 billion of annual climate funding to developing countries by 2020. According to the OECD, funding estimates will not be met before 2023. The agreement expresses regret about the missed finance target and calls for increasing support for developing countries....
Posted: Wed, Nov 17, 2021 8:10am PST
textThe Shortwave Report 11/12/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu, Nov 11, 2021 5:57pm PST
textClimate Summit Debates Funding for Developing Countries to Combat Climate Change by Mahati Kalaparthy
As the climate summit approaches its final days in Scotland, 200 countries negotiate an agreement to combat climate change....
Posted: Wed, Nov 10, 2021 1:09pm PST
textEarth Democracy by Vandana Shiva
We are part of the universe and the earth and must live in accordance with the laws of the universe as well as the earth. The most basic law is the realization that we share the planet with other beings and that we have a duty to care for our common home....
Posted: Wed, Nov 10, 2021 4:25am PST
textOn the "end of the climate crisis" by Christian Hofmann
"[G]lobal warming, environmental degradation, and growing inequality are primarily the consequences of an unleashed economic mode that is focused on profit and quarterly numbers, but not on the well-being of people and nature"...
Posted: Sat, Nov 6, 2021 7:23am PDT
textThe Shortwave Report 11/05/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu, Nov 4, 2021 9:24pm PDT
textSanta Barbara Commission Vote Puts Exxon Oil Trucking Plan on Thin Ice by Center for Biological Diversity
Commissioners Vote 3-2 Against Project, Citing Public Safety, Oil Spill Concerns...
Posted: Wed, Nov 3, 2021 2:03pm PDT