Bloomberg: “Extinction Rebellion Is Right to Target London”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Bloomberg, despite obvious indications Londoners are fed up, London hasn’t tried hard enough to reduce CO2 emissions to earn a pass from further Extinction Rebellion disruption. Extinction Rebellion Is Right to Target LondonAndrea Leadsom shouldn’t be so complacent about the U.K.’s performance on climate change. The recent data…

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Plastics: Science is Winning

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen — 18 October 2019   Science is beginning to win in the long battle over misinformed anti-plastic advocacy.  It has been a long time coming.  The most recent paper on the subject of pelagic plastic (plastic floating in the oceans) is from a scientific team at the Woods Hole Oceanographic…

Grieving environmental scientists need support

From AAAS Timothy A. C. Gordon1,*, Andrew N. Radford2, Stephen D. Simpson1 See all authors and affiliations Science 11 Oct 2019: Vol. 366, Issue 6462, pp. 193 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz2422 ILLUSTRATION: ROBERT NEUBECKER Rates of environmental destruction are greater today than at any previous point in human history (1). This loss of valued species, ecosystems, and…

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Extinction Rebellion: Metro Climate Protest Attackers were Stressed by Ecological Collapse

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Extinction Rebellion’s official website, the angry commuters who attacked the protestors holding up their train reacted violently to the protest because they are stressed by climate change. Today’s tube action: how it happenedOctober 17, 2019 by Extinction Rebellion This morning, members of Extinction Rebellion climbed onto trains at…