Climate Change

Climate Change a Threat to Food Security, Industrial Ag Not the Answer – UN’s Hilal Elver

Climate change poses ‘major threat’ to food security, warns UN expert 3 November 2015 – Climate change poses severe and distinct threats to food security, and could subject an additional 600 million people to malnutrition by 2080, a United Nations human rights expert warned today. “Increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather, rising temperatures and…

Imagine if Exxon had told the truth on climate change – Bill McKibben in The Guardian

Imagine if Exxon had told the truth on climate change October 28, 2015  Bill McKibben With the oil giant vouching for the science of climate change 25 years ago, there is no way we would have wasted decades in fruitless argument Like all proper scandals, the #Exxonknew revelations have begun to spin off new dramas…

Civil Society Organizations Worldwide Call for Rejection of Industrial Ag, a.k.a. “Climate-Smart Agriculture”

COP21 Statement Don’t be fooled! Civil society says NO to “Climate Smart Agriculture” and urges decision-makers to support agroecology SEPTEMBER 2015 We, the undersigned, belong to civil society organizations including social movements, peasants/farmers organizations and faith-based organizations from around the world. We are working to tackle the impacts of climate change that are already disrupting…

Climate Change and the Power of Community – Steven McFadden

From author Steven McFadden’ blog, The Call of the Land: Climate Change and the Power of Community I wrote out a quick question on a slip of paper, and sent it on to the moderator last night as Bill McKibben of 350.org finished his lecture for the E.N.Thompson Forum in Lincoln, Nebraska. “What about the role…

ExxonMobil’s Early Knowledge of Climate Risks Could Cost Them

From the award-winning Inside Climate News and their excellent Exxon: The Road Not Taken series. ExxonMobil Faces Heightened Risk of Climate Litigation, Its Critics Say Advocates explore holding the company accountable after new evidence shows it’s long understood that global warming threatened its business and the planet. By Bob Simison, InsideClimate News Sep 30, 2015…

Hundreds of Climate Activists “Flooding” San Francisco’s Financial District – Rising Tide North America

Dear Friends, Breaking News! Currently, hundreds of climate and social justice activists are shutting down San Francisco’s financial district with mass civil disobedience at the front door of climate profiteer Bank of the West. They aren’t demanding superficial reforms from morally bankrupt climate profiteers like Bank of the West. They’re demanding a radical transformation of…