Category Archives: Climate

Opinion: Want to slow down the climate crisis? Stop wasting food.

Toth is the executive director of the Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, an environmental nonprofit in the San Diego area that focuses on waste, water and soil, and lives in Del Mar. Winters is the Director of Marketing and Development of the Solana Center and lives in San Marcos. Every day, a precious resource is […]

Germany presents plan to get back on track to climate targets | News | DW

Germany must take immediate action to address a large backlog in climate protection, Economy and Climate Minister Robert Habeck said on Tuesday. The country looks set to miss its next annual climate targets, and Green Party co-leader Habeck wants action taken to get Germany back on its “climate target track”. “Gigantic task” to achieve the […]

Biden’s climate ambassador resigns from White House

Biden climate ambassador David Kieve, who is husband of communications director Kate Bedingfield, resigns from the White House David Kieve, a longtime Biden climate aide who worked on the 2020 presidential campaign, leaves administration He is married to White House communications director Kate Bedingfield The reasons for leaving are unclear Another senior climate official left […]

“Don’t Look Up”: Hollywood’s Introduction on Climate Denial Illustrates 5 Myths That Fuel the Rejection of Science

Gale Sinatra, University of Southern California and Barbara K. Hofer, Middlebury Every disaster movie seems to open with an ignored scientist. “Don’t Look” is no exception – in fact, people flatly ignore or deny the scientific evidence. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence play astronomers who make a literally heartbreaking discovery, then attempt to persuade the […]

What Netflix Don’t Look Up tells us about the climate crisis

WHEN I first thought of writing about Don’t Look Up, Netflix’s big Christmas Eve release – a climate change allegory that trades global warming for the threat of a “killer comet” planets “heading towards Earth – I thought of this as a relatively light topic for my Christmas week environmental column. But, of course, this […]

Climate matters

During the month of December 2021, two warnings of impending sea level rise were issued by well-respected groups of climatologists. They are professional scientists who do not deal with hyperbole. Rather, it is conservative and serious archetypal scientists who follow the facts. The most recent warning of December 30 concerns deteriorating conditions in the Arctic […]

Climate Change Satire ‘Don’t Look Up’ Sets Netflix Audience Record

Los Angeles, January 7 (IANS): Adam McKay’s climate change satire “Don’t Look Up” topped Netflix’s global audience ratings from Dec. 27 to Jan. 2, totaling 152.29 million hours worldwide over the course of the week. Figures released by Netflix and reported by ‘Deadline’ show that at a time when apocalyptic films are breaking world records, […]

Is the ocean the final platform for the conversation on climate change? Meet the creative collectives who carry their message to the seas

That first evening, after the call to prayer, the inhabitants of Koja Doi gathered on the quay. Young people perform a welcome dance in traditional bright orange costume. When they’re done, it’s Arka Kinari’s turn. The bridge turns into several stages. Nova kicks off, playing the goddess of the Southern Ocean, her ethereal song of […]

A group of public services seeks to give impetus to the climate package

The climate provisions of the Democrats’ stalled reconciliation bill received broad support yesterday when the country’s investor-owned utilities trade group urged lawmakers not to abandon work on the package just yet. The Edison Electric Institute yesterday released a statement saying its members back the more than $ 325 billion in tax credits proposed by Democrats […]