Climate Confessions

We asked for your climate confessions. Read the responses, and submit your own confession here: https://t.co/Exsl2JKcti #ClimateInCrisis pic.twitter.com/woJoPCdTix — NBC News (@NBCNews) September 18, 2019 The website is here. Even those who care deeply about the planet’s future can slip up now and then. Tell us: Where do you fall short in preventing climate change?…

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Fossil Fool Divestment Achieves New Level of Really Stupid and Futile Gesturing!

Guest “Ron White impression” by David Middleton Published on Monday, September 09, 2019 by Common Dreams ‘People Power Is Winning’: Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Celebrates $11 Trillion Milestone “We would not have smashed our divestment targets without the thousands of local groups who have pressured their representatives to pull out of fossil fuels.” by Jessica…

Climate Friendly British Army Plan to Run Tanks on Magic

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart; Over to industry, to develop new environmentally friendly sources of energy which can be used on operational deployments. Army could phase out fossil fuels to attract ecofriendly recruits, senior general says  Dominic Nicholls, defence and security correspondent13 SEPTEMBER 2019 • 1:33AM … Speaking at a defence and security event…

Big Tech Offers Paid Leave to Climate Protest “Volunteers”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The message is clear; If you want a promotion to senior management in Atlassian, make sure the boss sees a photograph of you superglued to a street fixture. Atlassian backs kids’ strike action on ‘climate change emergency’ Andrew Tillett Political CorrespondentSep 3, 2019 — 12.01am Technology company Atlassian is supporting…

More Divestment Lunacy

Guest eye-rolling by David Middleton Op-Ed: Frustrated by the lack of action on climate change and gun violence? Divest By JACQUES LESLIEAUG. 26, 2019 Californians frustrated by Congress’s failure to pass climate and gun control legislation have a potentially potent tool to produce the change they want: divestment. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System and the California…

Breaking up is haaarrdd to do oo

San Fran looks to wean itself off Kern County oil revenues Act One From Bakersfield.com BY JOHN COX  Aug 3, 2019 For decades, the gift Alfred Fuhrman bestowed on his beloved San Francisco worked just as he hoped it would, paying for upkeep at Golden Gate Park and helping fund the city’s library system. Few…

Monday Mirthiness: job posting ‘CLIMATE EMERGENCY OFFICER’

From the “we have grant money we need to spend” department and the website “Ethical Jobs” comes this new-age lamebrained job posting. JOB VACANCY: ‘CLIMATE EMERGENCY OFFICER’ $100K + p.a Craig Kelly writes on Facebook: It’s not a joke. The City of Yarra Council in Victoria are going to spend over $100,000 p.a to fund…

Fighting Climate Change with Dance

Fighting Climate Change with Dance: Humanities Professors Demand Representation on Science Teams

Guest essay by Eric Worrall “We worry that overemphasis on science may hamper the design of effective climate solutions.” Why science needs the humanities to solve climate change August 1, 2019 10.33pm AEST Steven D. Allison Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Earth System Science, University of California, IrvineTyrus Miller Dean, School of Humanities, University…