EU Official: “we can’t make any progress on climate change until Brexit is resolved”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Brexit is distracting appointed EU officials from dictating climate policy to democratically elected nation state governments. Brexit Is Delaying Global Action To Fight Climate Change  Dave KeatingOct 20, 2019, 08:24am In June, European prime ministers meeting in Brussels were unable to agree on an EU proposal to completely decarbonize by 2050. …

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Thread about the recent farmer protests in the NL

Twitter thread by Detgrim @detgrim via @threadreaderapp Oct 17th 2019, 40 tweets, 14 min read Bookmark Save as PDF My Authors Thread about the recent farmer protests in the NL >Parliament flooded with tractors>Doors rammed>Army deployed>Angry politicians This has had little to no traction outside the Dutch sphere, so Ive decided to make an English…

The Real Climate Debate

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog The real climate debate is not between “believers” and “deniers”. And not between Republicans and Democrats. The real debate is certainly not over whether global warming, spurred by increasing greenhouse gases, is a serious problem that must be addressed.  Both sides of the real climate debate…

Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how

An international group of ecologists contests an article published in Science, which among other cardinal errors proposed ‘reforestation’ of the Cerrado, Brazil’s savanna biome Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo An article recently published in Science, entitled “The global tree restoration potential”, presents what it calls “the most effective solution at…