Nearly 40 years of hurricane satellite imagery suggests that global warming is fuelling stronger storms. Rising seas, longer droughts, more devastating wildfires … many are… Read More »Hurricanes are getting stronger, just as climate scientists predicted
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The film exposes a global catastrophe driven by corporate interests. Plastic. The word evokes familiarity, anxiety, repulsion, fascination. It is a product that, over the… Read More »“The Story of Plastic” is a moving film that reveals where plastic comes from – and where it goes
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The World Meteorological Organization said governments must fight climate change with the same determination as they did COVID-19. Global greenhouse gas emissions have dropped significantly… Read More »Post-pandemic climate strategies are badly needed
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