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    Default 102 million dead California trees 'unprecedented in our modern history,' officials sa

    The number of dead trees in California's drought-stricken forests has risen dramatically to more than 102 million in what officials described as an unparalleled ecological disaster that heightens the danger of massive wildfires and damaging erosion.


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    Default Scientists warn of “biological annihilation” as Earth’s mass extinction accelerates

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    A scientific study published Monday concludes that the planet is already seeing its sixth mass extinction—the first since humans evolved.

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    Default Patrick Bond: Climate justice movements need to hit Trump where it hurts most

    Political economist and climate justice expert Patrick Bond comments on the prospects for a progressive anti-capitalist agenda in the face of increasing alt-right populism, xenophobia, climate denialism and economic-political exceptionalism.


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    Default Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of greenhouse gas emissions

    The Carbon Majors Report, from the Carbon Disclosure Project, found that just 25 of those companies are the source of more than half of greenhouse gas emissions since 1988 – the year the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was established.


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    Default Climate change and the struggle against capitalism

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    The main obstacles to a rational climate policy are capitalist private ownership of the means of production and the division of the world into rival nation-states.

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    Default Trudeau approves Schedule 2 destruction of Teigen and North Treaty creeks

    The Trudeau government has approved a 'tailings management facility' in the upper tributaries of Teigen and North Treaty creeks (which form part of the Nass River drainage system) near Stewart, British Columbia. That means that these water bodies will be used for the disposal of tailings.


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    Default Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

    One of the biggest icebergs in history has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf, according to scientists who have been monitoring a growing crack for months. Satellite images confirmed that the trillion-tonne iceberg had broken away and was adrift at sea.


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    Default Gaza is Headed for a Deeper Political and Humanitarian Crisis

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    Political players both in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and the region are repositioning themselves after the recent emergence of a coalition between Hamas and Mohammed Dahlan, the former leader […]

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    Default Has the Environmental Movement Failed?

    Dr. David Suzuki discusses the environmental movement's failure to sustain its victories and the vision that will be needed to ensure public support for environmental protection.


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    Default Climate Apocalypse Vs. Liberal Utopianism

    The past few days there has been a lot of arguing about the end of the world. There have been a series of arguments and rebuttals around a recent New York Magazine piece that sets out how the planet is basically fucked and life will become nasty, brutish and short over the next century.


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    Default Environmental defenders being killed in record numbers globally, new research reveals

    Last year was the most perilous ever for people defending their community's land, natural resources or wildlife, with new research showing that environmental defenders are being killed at the rate of almost four a week across the world.


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    Default Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals

    Would you advise someone to flap towels in a burning house? To bring a flyswatter to a gunfight? Yet the counsel we hear on climate change could scarcely be more out of sync with the nature of the crisis.


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