The Misogyny of Climate Deniers | The New Republic

Why do right-wing men hate Greta Thunberg and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez so much? Researchers have some troubling answers to that question. Climate skeptic Bjørn Lomborg has built his global brand on keeping his cool. “Cool it,” his best-selling book told those worried about the warming planet. For some reason, however, he seems to have difficulty sticking […]

Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike – The New York Times

Hundreds of thousands of young people around the world have taken to the streets on Friday to protest government inaction on the climate crisis.CreditCreditSydelle Willow Smith for The New York Times Sept. 20, 2019Updated 2:36 p.m. ET They are in open revolt. Anxious about their future on a hotter planet, angry at world leaders for […]

California can’t set higher auto emissions standards, Trump says – CNNPolitics

  “The Trump Administration is revoking California’s Federal Waiver on emissions in order to produce far less expensive cars for the consumer, while at the same time making the cars substantially SAFER,” Trump tweeted. The President made the announcement while visiting California for fundraisers. He was in his hotel in Los Angeles when he sent […]

Sell Your Beach House

After completely devastating the Bahamas and teasing the entire southeastern coast of America with destruction, Hurricane Dorian made landfall in North Carolina today. That reminds me: sell your beach house. Specifically, your beach house located on the southeastern coast of America, or in the Caribbean. Sell that shit quick. The world’s financial system is based, […]

Time to Panic

  ImageCreditCreditJules Julien Opinion The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us. Mr. Wallace-Wells is the author of the forthcoming “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming.” The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing dozens […]

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire

Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burning in remote parts of the region that are being seen by satellites. Pierre Markuse, a […]

New Report Suggests ‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ in 2050 – VICE

A harrowing scenario analysis of how human civilization might collapse in coming decades due to climate change has been endorsed by a former Australian defense chief and senior royal navy commander. The analysis, published by the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, a think-tank in Melbourne, Australia, describes climate change as “a near- to mid-term […]

Trump Picks Climate Denier to Head Climate Security Committee

Photo: Marc Piscotty/Getty Another day under the Trump administration, another sociopathic idiot vaulted into the halls of power. This time, it’s William Happer, a National Security Council senior director, who Trump has tapped to chair a Presidential Committee on Climate Security, according to Vox. Great! Happer is a well-known climate change denier with some far-out […]