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'Amazing': Climate Activists Celebrate Victory After Forcing Company To Abandon Tar Sands Project

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 4:04 pm | Common Dreams - Jessica Corbett

Climate campaigners celebrated a "momentous win" in Canada after Teck Resources on Sunday withdrew its application to build a tar sands mine in Alberta and the CEO admitted that because of "growing debate" over fossil fuel ... More >>

'On A Knife Edge': Experts Warn Great Barrier Reef Could See 3rd Mass Coral Bleaching In 5 Years

Friday, 21 February 2020, 11:36 am | Common Dreams - Jessica Corbett

Australian scientists and conservationists warned in the Guardian Thursday that the Great Barrier Reef could soon endure a third major coral bleaching event in just five years, highlighting how the human-caused climate crisis is already devastating ... More >>

23 Former Diplomats Urge Global Leaders To Adopt Paris-Style Agreement To Protect Biodiversity

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 11:57 am | Common Dreams - Jessica Corbett

Ahead of government negotiations scheduled for next week on a global plan to address the biodiversity crisis, 23 former foreign ministers from various countries released a statement on Tuesday urging world leaders to act "boldly" to protect ... More >>

Concentration Of CO2 Hits 416 Ppm - highest EVER daily average, but it still wont be breaking news

Friday, 14 February 2020, 10:03 am | Common Dreams - Jessica Corbett

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a record high Monday, a reading from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that elicited fresh calls from climate activists and scientists for the international community ... More >>

As WHO Forum Ends, Updated Figures From China Reveal New Virus Has Infected Over 60,000 Worldwide

Friday, 14 February 2020, 9:27 am | Common Dreams - Jessica Corbett

"This outbreak is a test of solidarity - political, financial, and scientific," said WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus. "We need to come together to fight a common enemy that does not respect borders." More >>

Urgent Need To Slash Emissions, New Map Series Shows How Climate Crisis Could Impact Europe

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 3:12 pm | Common Dreams - Jessica Corbett

A new project by an E.U. agency includes maps of projected rise in relative sea level by the late 21st century for low- and high-emissions scenarios, compared with the period 1981–2010. (Images: European Environment Agency) A new map series released ... More >>

Sanders responds To Oxfam Inequality Report

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 5:26 pm | Common Dreams - Jessica Corbett

In Response to Oxfam Inequality Report, Sanders Calls for Global Movement to Counter 'Greed of Billionaire Class' More >>

 

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