NZ Academic: “Climate … denial involves glimpsing the horrible reality”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to New Zealand Academic David Hall, climate deniers actually accept the climate crisis on some level, but can’t face reality. Climate explained: why some people still think climate change isn’t real David HallSenior Researcher in Politics, Auckland University of TechnologyOctober 9, 2019 5.56am AEDT Why do people still think climate…

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Climate Messiah Greta Thunberg “Stares Down” President Trump

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Read the description, then watch the video clip. Greta Thunberg joins climate change activists filing complaint at UN summit against carbon-polluting countries By Claire Knox, wires Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has captured the world’s attention in a fierce and passionate speech at the United Nations headquarters, accusing world leaders of…

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?…

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…

1000 Amazon Employees Threaten Strike over Lack of Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Amazon Employees for Climate Justice have threatened to strike because Amazon is not doing enough to promote climate action. Nearly 1,000 Amazon employees plan a walkout to protest climate changeBy Jordan Valinsky, CNN BusinessUpdated 1934 GMT (0334 HKT) September 9, 2019 New York (CNN Business)Nearly 1,000 Amazon employees have pledged to walk…

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…