Sustainability crisis & environmental activism

The Greta Thunberg helpline – for adults angry at a child is probably the best video of the year

Denier turned informed 

Maryland flood https://slate.trib.al/XlMHMEh

The Story of Sustainability in 2018: “We Have About 12 Years Left”

Study Reviews 1,154 Climate Science Results, Finds No Evidence of Publication Bias It is rare to encounter a scientific fact that stirs widespread debate and distrust quite like the matter of climate change. Despite consensus among climate specialists about a theory that is supported by a mountain of facts from the physical, natural, and cultural sciences, the debate continues to be perpetrated by politicians, industrialists, academics, and armchair scientists. https://www.sciencealert.com/we-looked-at-1-154-climate-science-results-and-found-no-evidence-of-publication-bias

The Great Flood The damage suffered by Houston, Tampa and Miami is not an anomaly. It is the beginning of the end.

An astonishing new map that highlights the unprecedented impact of climate change over the last 20 years has been captured by Nasa. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/nasa-map-earth-20-years-impact-climate-change-global-warming-life-environment-a8062221.html

87 Percent of Americans Unaware There’s Scientific Consensus on Climate Change https://weather.com/science/environment/news/americans-climate-change-scientific-consensus

Mark Kelly: This year has been an unequivocal disaster for the future of the planet – CNN

Thousands of scientists declare climate emergency and warn of “untold suffering” – BuzzFeed News

Next week’s Arctic blast will be so cold, forecasters expect it to break 170 records across US – USA TODAY

The new science fossil fuel companies fear – POLITICO

The U.S. Is About to Get Real Cold Again. Blame It on Global Warming – Bloomberg

America’s first climate change refugees are preparing to leave an island that will disappear under the sea in the next few years – Business Insider

Scientists warned of rising seas in North Carolina. Now the state is dealing with a disaster. – BuzzFeed News

Scientists behind climate report warn about political pushback – ABC News

Climate change was the driving force behind destructive 2017 B.C. wildfire season, study says – CBC News

A Forthcoming Report From the National Park Service Refuses to Acknowledge Human Impact on Climate Change – Vogue

Climate Change Is Already Depressing the Price of Flood-Prone Real Estate – FORTUNE

Baltimore lawsuit blames oil and gas companies for climate change – Reuters

Hot Weather Melts Sweden’s Highest Peak – Bloomberg

As global temperatures rise, so will mental health issues, study says

The World’s Forests Are Getting Younger and Shorter, Research Finds

Early summer in Alaska that triggers a landslide on on Yudikench Peak

How the United States Looked Before the EPA http://fortune.com/2017/02/28/how-the-united-states-looked-before-the-epa/

Boston cyclone 

The fashion industry emits more carbon than international flights and maritime shipping combined. Here are the biggest ways it impacts the planet.

35 vintage photos taken by the EPA reveal what American cities looked like before pollution was regulated

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Global Apathy Toward the Fires in Australia Is a Scary Portent for the Future https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/12/new-south-wales-fires-in-australia-the-worlds-response.html

The world’s largest king penguin colony has collapsed, losing nearly 90 per cent of its population https://vancouversun.com/news/world/the-worlds-largest-king-penguin-colony-has-collapsed-losing-nearly-90-per-cent-of-its-population/wcm/0f6fcff8-e568-414c-92ef-162e94a072d5/

Firm Prepares To Mine Land Previously Protected As A National Monument

Orangutans Could be Completely Extinct in 10 Years Because of Our Snacks