Global Warming

Climate Change Fueled the Rise and Demise of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, Superpower of the Ancient World

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 15/11/2019 - 1:55am in

The Neo-Assyrian empire illustrates how fortunes rise and fall with climate.

If Medicare-for-All Were a War, No One Would Ask: How Do We Pay It?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/11/2019 - 6:52pm in

Whenever someone wants to start a war, nobody ever asks how we are going to pay for it. But when there is a proposal to help people with basic human needs, suddenly the budget becomes a top consideration.

The One Metric That Matters For Electric Cars

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 09/11/2019 - 1:55am in

Looking at the hurdles electric cars have to surmount.

Ilargi: Energy vs Waste

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 08/11/2019 - 7:17pm in

Why the problem of human energy consumption is intractable.

Carbon Taxes and Carbon Pricing Are Not Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 07/11/2019 - 1:55am in

A short-form debunking of a popular but unsound idea for addressing carbon emissions.

Flip Flop: UK Halts Fracking in England, Effective Immediately, Over Earthquake Fears

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 04/11/2019 - 1:55am in

UK halts all fracking in England with immediate effect. On its face, a big win, but will the Tories make the moratorium permanent?

PG&E Blackouts Spur Calls for Public Ownership

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 03/11/2019 - 4:25pm in

PG&E cut power to millions throughout California this month as fires blaze across the state. The move has prompted many to call to municipalize the company. Democracy Collaborative researcher Johanna Bozuwa explains.

‘Is This About the Oil Industry?’ House Oversight Hearing Explores Big Oil’s Role in Weakening Clean Car Standards

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 31/10/2019 - 8:55pm in

Oil industry lobbies to weaken emissions standards, deploying "public interest groups" that are mere mouthpieces for fossil fuel companies.

Grab Your Apocalypse Bag — It’s Fire Season in California

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 31/10/2019 - 3:36pm in

Increased fire risk is creating new behaviors in California. May be coming to your area soon....

Waste Watch: Single Use Plastics, Please Ban Them, Now

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 30/10/2019 - 4:55am in

Why we need single-use plastics bans: to save us from our worst selves; plus a positive development on the recycling front.

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