We are being outevolved
That clarion call about climate chaos was available to US citizens, politicians, government officials, educators, and influencers 32 years ago. As drought-desiccated forests combusted and began to befoul air and burn entire villages to the ground, Trump blamed states for not raking the forests. Homo sapiens is being outevolved by a virus, a cell. The virus, like any other virus, is vulnerable to science, but when it has powerful political allies, science is not enough, and humankind is vulnerable to it. From the sociopaths declaiming on Fox News or NewsMax to the MAGAt crowds attacking science, attacking voting rights, attacking the poorest and most vulnerable, we see our human evolutionary regression in action and in results.thewestsidegazette.com
Pipeline foes gear up for large northern Minnesota protests
Environmental and tribal groups opposed to Enbridge Energy’s ongoing effort to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline are planning large protests in northern Minnesota as the Canadian-based company gears up for a final construction push.
Coronavirus could weaken climate change action and hit clean energy investment, researchers warn
The International Energy Agency, or IEA, has warned the virus outbreak will likely undermine clean energy investment and is urging governments to offer economic stimulus packages that invest in clean energy technologies. "If the global economy crashes, emissions will drop short term as we produce fewer goods, but climate action will slow. Aviation accounts for 2% to 3% of global carbon emissions. "We have not yet seen similar offers for clean energy companies," Lock said. "If economic stimulus packages drive money away from clean energy investments by infusing fossil fuels industries with short-term capital while ignoring clean energy supply chains ... we could see a domino effect that would push us further away from our clean energy goals," she added.cnbc.com