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TL:n artikkeleita - Articles by TL


Uutta maailmaa odotellessa alkaa olla kiire, 25.6.2017

Teollisen maatalouden kirous, 18.12.2016

Taloudellisen kasvun tuhovoima, 28.5.2014

Autokulttuurin sietämätön sitkeys, 7.3.2014

Ilmastorikolliset uhkaavat planeettaamme, 3.11.2013

Vinoutuneen kulutuskulttuurin kirot, 4.9.2013

The coming demise of car culture, 18 May 2010


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Media Lens, 2.12.2017 (suomennos TL)


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Environment: We need a plan B by Laura L. Klure, 30 January 2012


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Siberia Faces 'Airpocalypse' as Unprecedented Wildfires Engulf Region in Toxic Smoke by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 21 July 2021

Time to Ban Automobile Advertising by Yves Engler, ZNet, 21 July 2021

Scientists worry Climate is increasingly out of Control by Juan Cole, ZNet, 18 July 2021

'Future Belongs to Renewable Energy': Greenland Ditches All Oil Drilling by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 16 July 2021

'We Are in Deep, Deep Sh*t': Climate Experts Shocked at Severity of Floods in Germany and Belgium by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 16 July 2021

Fighting fossil fascism for an eco-communist future by The Zetkin Collective, Kai Heron, ROAR, 15 July 2021

'Biggest Story in the World Right Now': Humanity Has Flipped Amazon From Carbon Sink to Source by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 14 July 2021

Climate change should be treated as an emergency in the same way as the pandemic, academics warn by Niall Christie, Morning Star, 13 July 2021

A Climate View From California: Teetering on the Existential Edge by Rebecca Gordon, Common Dreams, 12 July 2021

Oxfam Report Shows 11 People Are Dying of Hunger Every Minute—Outpacing Covid Fatalities by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 9 July 2021

45+ Groups Say 'Future of Our Planet Depends on Ending New Cold War' Between US and China by Kenny Stancil. Common Dreams, 8 July 2021

The looming Arctic collapse: more than 40% of north Russian buildings are starting to crumble by Atle Staalesen, MR Online, 6 July 2021

Nordic countries endure heatwave as Lapland records hottest day since 1914 by Lisa Cox and agencies, The Guardian, 6 July 2021

Seasonal Allergies Are Getting Worse Due to the Climate Crisis by Nicole Karlis, Truthout, 3 July 2021

Scientists Call Northwest Heatwave the 'Most Extreme in World Weather Records' by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 2 July 2021

Arctic Ocean's ‘Last Ice Area' Disappearing Faster Than Expected – Study, The Moscow Times, 2 July 2021

Experts Warn Florida Tower Disaster Is Climate Emergency 'Wake-Up Call' by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 29 June 2021

Lethal Heat Hits the Planet by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 June 2021

Toxic Corporations are Destroying the Planet's Soil by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 28 June 2021

Explosive Growth of Toxic Algae Threatens Water Supplies Across US by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 28 June 2021

'We Are in a Climate Emergency': As Temps Soar, Over 90% of Western US Gripped by Drought by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 25 June 2021

Terrifying UN Draft Climate Report Urges Total Transformation of Our Way of Life by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, 24 June 2021

Social Cost of Emissions: 'One of the Most Important Numbers That No One Has Ever Heard Of' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 22 June 2021

'Surreal' and 'Distressing': Climate Experts' Predictions Come True With US Heatwave by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 18 June 2021

Earth is trapping ‘unprecedented' amount of heat, Nasa says by Victoria Bekiempis, The Guardian, 17 June 2021

Scientist Who Spent Year at 'Epicenter' of Climate Crisis Warns World May Already Have Hit Arctic 'Tipping Point' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 16 June 2021

Toxic Chemicals Engulf the Planet by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 11 June 2021

World leaders ‘ignoring' role of destruction of nature in causing pandemics by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 4 June 2021

We hug the trees because the trees have no voice by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 4 June 2021

Climate tipping points could topple like dominoes, warn scientists by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 3 June 2021

Capital and the Ecology of Disease by John Bellamy Foster, Brett Clark and Hannah Holleman, Monthly Review, 1 June 2021

The Net Zero Mirage by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 May 2021 (text and video)

Resisting the everyday violence of colonial extractivism by Michael Wilson Becerril, ROAR, 24 May 2021

Tired with Tokenism, Youth Launch ‘Stronger Campaign' for UN Biodiversity Day by Alison Kentish, Inter Press Service, 20 May 2021

A Real Hotspot': Study Shows Arctic Warming 3 Times Faster Than Rest of Earth by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 20 May 2021

Lithium, Cobalt, and Rare Earths by Michael Klare, TomDispatch, 20 May 2021

Big Ag's Wedding to Big Data by Jomo Kwame Sundara, Consortium News, 14 May 2021

Poisoning the Planet's Web of Life by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 12 May 2021

Canada's Mining Industry Is Spreading Havoc Around the World — With Justin Trudeau's Support by Yves Engler, Jacobin, 7 May 2021

Commodity trading: the shadowy industry destroying the planet by Joseph Baines, Sandy Brian Hager, openDemocracy, 4 May 2021

New UN Report Highlights 'Absolutely Critical' Need to Dramatically Slash Global Methane Emissions by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 6 May 2021

Nuclear Climate Change: Washington Heats Things Up by Brian Cloughley, Information Clearing House, 6 May 2021

Study Warns of 'Rapid and Unstoppable' Sea Level Rise If World Misses Paris Climate Targets by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 5 May 2021

We have no answers; we have questions. Urgent ones by John Holloway, ROAR, 1 May 2021

Brazilian Amazon released more carbon than it absorbed over past 10 years by Agence France-Presse, The Guardian, 30 April 2021

Nobel Laureates Urge Humanity to Stop 'Taking Colossal Risks With Our Common Future by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 29 April 2021

The Red Deal: Indigenous action to save our Earth by The Red Nation, ROAR, 25 April 2021

The maximum speed limit in towns will be reduced to 30 km/h in most streets from 11 May by Francisco Jiménez, Sur in English, 23 April 2021

How Earth Day Is Being Co-Opted by Corporate Interests by Simone Lovera, Common Dreams, 23 April 2021

Fossil fuels cause several million deaths each year by Sustainability Times, ZNet, 23 April 2021

Study Reveals Rapid Melting of Glaciers Has Shifted Earth's Axis by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 23 April 2021

We're All Weird Naked Murder Monkeys, CaitlinJohnstone.com, 22 April 2021

Gates Unhinged: Dystopian Vision for Agrifood Must Not Succeed by Colin Todhunter, ZNet, 21 April 2021

90% of the World Breathes Polluted Air. Symbolic Emission Targets Aren't Enough by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 21 April 2021

The Doomsday Glacier Lives up to its Billing by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 20 April 2021

In our hurry to conquer nature and death, we have made a new religion of science, Jonathan Cook Blog, 19 April 2021

Ten Reasons to Oppose Militarism & War on Earth Day by John Miksad, ZNet, 18 April 2021

Therapists Are Seeing More Patients Struggle With Climate Anxiety by Isobel Whitcomb, Truthout, 18 April 2021

The Scientists Have Had Enough by Extinction Rebellion, ZNet, 17 April 2021

Málaga: City's planned new low-emissions zone to take 20,000 cars off the street a day within the first five years by Jesús Hinojosa, Sur in English, 16 April 2021

Grave concerns raised as Japan announces release of radioactive water into the sea, MR Online, 15 April 2021

97% of Earth's Land No Longer Ecologically Intact, Study Finds by Julia Conley, Common Dreansm 15 April 2021

Four Words Gates and His Pals Despise: Democracy & Minimum Support Price by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 8 April 2021

Masks Are a Ticking Time Bomb by Joseph Mercola, Global Research, 7 April 2021

Greenpeace Says Biden Tax Plan for Fossil Fuel Subsidies 'Simply Not Good Enough' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 April 2021

'Wall Street Is a Primary Villain' in Climate Crisis, Analysis Shows by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 April 2021

Strategies for the new climate war by Simon Pirani, People and Nature, 6 April 2021

A Green New Deal Is More Affordable in the Long Term Than Fossil Fuels by CJ Polychroniou, ZNet, 6 April 2021

How the Saami Indigenous People Fended Off Gates-funded Geoengineering Experiment by Patrick Mazza, CounterPunch, 5 April 2021

Scotland Reaches Green Landmark by Juan Cole, ScheerPost, 5 April 2021

The UK's democratic deficit is escalating the climate crisis by Adam Ramsay, openDemocracy, 4 April 2021

Study Sounds Latest Warning of Rainforest Turning Into Savanna as Climate Warms by Malavika Vyawahare, Common Dreams, 3 April 2021

Scientists Say Humanity Now at 'Dawn of What Must Be a Transformative Decade' by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 22 March 2021

Youth Activists in Over 800 Cities Worldwide Gear Up for Friday's Climate Strike by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 18 March 2021

Jason Hickel introduces Degrowth – book review by Mark H. Burton, MR Online, 18 March 2021

Women and nature: Towards an ecosocialist feminism by Jess Spear, MR Online, 15 March 2021

Biden's Trade Policy With India Could Accelerate Global Climate Catastrophe by Samantha Agarwal, Truthout, 13 March 2021

'We're Destroying Our Life-Support Systems': Study Suggests the Amazon Now Contributes to Warming by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 12 March 2021

Ten Years After Fukushima: The Experts Examine Lessons Learned and Forgotten by Ali Ahmad, Aditi Verma, Francesca Giovannini, Common Dreams, 11 March 2021

Global Obsession With Economic Growth Will Increase Risk of Deadly Pandemics in Future by Tom Pegram, Julia Kreienkamp, The Conversation, 6 March 2021

Approaching a Risky 1.5°C Global Overshoot by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 5 March 2021

Bill Gates Can't Save the Planet by Grace Blakeley, Jacobin, 3 March 2021

'The Time Is Now': Survey Finds Overwhelming International Support for Greater Environmental Protection Ahead of UN Climate Conference by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 1 March 2021

Global heating, droughts and storms fuel violence against women by Orthalia Kunene, People and Nature, 1 March 2021

Biden, Climate Change, and China by Michael Klare, TomDispatch, 25 Fedbruary 2021

Electric cars are no panacea. The government's focus on them is a sham by Simon Pirani, People and Nature, 23 February 2021

Devastation from winter storm that wreaked havoc in Texas felt across North America by William Quartemaine, World Socialist Web Site, 22 February 2021

'No Safe Amount': Environmentalists Sound Alarm Over Texas Refineries' Release of Hundreds of Thousands of Pounds of Pollutants During Storm by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 21 February 2021

A century without war is needed to survive environmental threats by Geoff Tansey, Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 21 February 2021

Cold truth: The Texas freeze is a catastrophe of the Free Market by James K. Galbraith, MR Online, 20 February 2021

'Words Are Not Enough': Biden Pushed to Take Bold Climate Action as US Returns to Paris Agreement by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 19 February 2021

Ecocide! by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 19 February 2021

UN Head Decries 'Senseless and Suicidal' Destruction of Nature as New Report Urges Systemic Solutions by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 18 February 2021

Winter Storms Offer a Taste of the Climate Chaos Ahead If We Don't Cut Emissions by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 17 February 2021

Can We Exit This Road to Ruin? by Craig Collins, CounterPunch, 15 February 2021

Study Warns Emissions Cuts Must Be 80% More Ambitious to Meet Even the Dangerously Inadequate 2°C Target by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 11 February 2021

Bernie and AOC Are Right: Joe Biden Should Declare Climate Change a National Emergency by Luke Savage, Jacobin, 11 February 2021

Covid, climate, and ‘dual metabolic rupture' by Neil Faulkner, MR Online, 4 February 2021

Obsession With GDP, Disregard of Nature Leading Towards Ecosystem Collapse: Report by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 2 February 2021

The Climate Change Lawsuits Against Big Oil by Daniel Farber, Consortium News, 2 February 2021

Dangerous Distractions by Tetet Lauron, Katja Voigt, Nadja Charaby, Nessim Achouche, ZNet, 30 January 2021

Biden's climate orders by Tina Landis, ZNet, 30 January 2021

Climate crisis: world is at its hottest for at least 12,000 years – study by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 27 January 2021

Stopping Climate Change Is Not Enough, We Must Also Address Climate Impacts With Effective Strategies by Joel Clement, Common Dreams, 27 January 2021

Biden Asks Congress to End $40 Billion in Taxpayer Subsidies for Fossil Fuels by Jake Johnson, Consortium News, 27 January 2021

Biden's First Climate Actions Are a Result of Years of Indigenous Activism by Mike Ludwig, Truthout, 26 January 2021

Toxic Chemicals Threaten Humanity's Ability to Reproduce by Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, 24 January 2021

Complex Life Threatened by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 22 January 2021

Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says by Tess Riley, ZNet, 22 January 2021

The US Is Back in the Paris Agreement, But More Is Needed to Stave Off Disaster by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 21 January 2021

Countries adapting too slowly to climate breakdown, UN warns by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 14 January 2021

With Alarming New Assessment, 17 Scientists Offer 'Cold Shower' to Wake Up Humanity to Hot World by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 13 January 2021

No time to spare for the Paris climate promise by Mary Robinson, Social Europe, 12 January 2021

You Don't Want to Imagine an Ocean Without Coral Reefs, But You Might Have to by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 1 January 2021

Overshadowed by COVID: the deadly extreme weather of 2020 by Chloe Brimicombe, Elliott Sainsbury, Gabrielle Powell and Wilson Chan, The Conversation, 30 December 2020

Ecosystem Destruction Fueled the Pandemic. Pollution Has Made It Worse by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 30 December 2020

Is Society Collapsing? by Kirkpatrick Sale, CounterPunch, 25 December 2020

There is no vaccine for climate catastrophe by Nicholas Loubere, ROAR, 18 December 2020

Climate crisis sends temperatures soaring in Lapland by Stephen Moss, The Guardian, 15 December 2020

Menacing Methane – An Analysis by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 15 December 2020

UN climate report calls out global elite as cause of the crisis by Tina Landis, MR Online, 14 December 2020

The Mega Machine & the Mega Crisis by Fabian Scheidler, Consortium News, 10 December 2020

Tomgram: Lachmann, Schwartz, and Young, Is a Green New Deal Planet Possible? TomDispatch.com, 10 December 2020

Study Links Siberian Wildfires to Arctic Warming, The Moscow Times, 9 December 2020

Climate change is resulting in profound, immediate and worsening health impacts, over 120 researchers say by Celia McMichael, Ilan Kelman and Shouro Dasgupta, and Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson, ZNet, 7 December 2020

A warning on climate and the risk of societal collapse by Gesa Weyhenmeyer, Will Steffen and others, The Guardian, 6 December 2020

Climate ‘apocalypse' fears stopping people having children – study by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 27 November 2020

Climate crisis: CO2 hits new record despite Covid-19 lockdowns by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 23 November 2020

European governments failing to protect citizens from air pollution, data reveals by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 23 November 2020

'No Vaccine for Climate Change': Coronavirus Has Been Disastrous, Says Red Cross, But Global Warming Poses Greater Threat by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 18 November 2020

Hurricane Eta Devastates Central America as U.S. Withdraws From Climate Accord by Sandra Cuffe, The Intercept, 16 November 2020

Scientists say net zero by 2050 is too late by Pip Hinman, MR Online, 16 November 2020

The Return of Nature by John Bellamy Foster, Review by Peter Critchley, MR Online, 16 November 2020

Time to transform transport by Lorelei Limousin, Social Europe, 6 November 2020

A Troubling Discovery in the Arcticc by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 6 November 2020

Super Typhoon Goni Strikes the Philippines as 'Strongest Landfalling Tropical Cyclone on Record,' Spurring Calls for Climate Justice by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 1 November 2020

How Decades of Corporate-Friendly Farm Policies Wrecked Rural America—And Paved the Way for Trump by Jim Goodman, Common Dreams, 30 October 2020

Researchers Worry Methane Discovery in Arctic Ocean Could Signal Dangerous New Climate Feedback Loop by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 27 October 2020

Arctic: Culture and Climate review – visions of a vanishing world by Laura Cumming, The Observer, 25 October 2020

What we know about the EU's mysterious Energy Charter Treaty by Hannah Robinson, openDemocracy, 21 October 2020

Polluted air killing half a million babies a year across globe by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 21 October 2020

Europe's hidden biodiversity crisis by Laura Hildt and Patrick ten Brink, Social Europe, 21 October 2020

Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive by Christine MacDonald, In These Times, 20 October 2020

Large-Scale Permafrost Thawing by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 20 October2020

An Environmental Nakba: The Palestinian Environment Under Israeli Colonization by Mazin B. Qumsiyeh and Mohammed A. Abusarhan, Defend Democracy Press, 17 October 2020

This is my message to the western world – your civilisation is killing life on Earth by Nemonte Nenquimo, The Guardian, 12 October 2020

Honda going electric and ExxonMobil slumps: the clean energy tide turns by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 12 October 2020

New Documents Reveal How the Animal Agriculture Industry Surveils and Punishes Critics by Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept, 10 October 2020

For an egalitarian, cooperative road to an ecosocialist future by Green Left, ZNet, 9 October 2020

Air pollution particles in young brains linked to Alzheimer's damage by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 6 October 2020

'This is the Everest of zero carbon' – inside York's green home revolution by Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian, 4 October 2020

Kiss the Amazon Rainforest Goodbye by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 2 October 2020

Johnson's pledges on the environment are worthless. Worse is how cynical they are by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 30 September 2020

Boundless Dying Trees by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 29 September 2020

The wurst is over: why Germany now loves to go vegetarian by Philip Oltermann, The Guardian, 27 September 2020

The Dying Planet Report 2020 by Robert Hunziker, MR Online, 24 September 2020

Highlighting 'Extreme Carbon Inequality,' Oxfam Study Shows World's Richest 1% Emit More Than Twice as Much CO2 as Poorest 50% by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 21 September 2020

Greenwashing Capitalism Won’t Heal the Planet by Collective 20, ZNet, 21 September 2020

'Delay, Distract, and Derail': New Report Reveals How Plastic Polluters Have Avoided Regulation Worldwide for Decades by Lisa Newcomb, Common Dreams, 17 September 2020

Most plastic will never be recycled – and the manufacturers couldn’t care less by Arwa Mahdawi, The Guardian, 16 September 2020

California’s Apocalyptic ‘Second Nature’ by Mike Davis, ZNet, 15 September 2020

Trump Scoffs at Plea to Take Climate Change Seriously Amid Fires, Mocks Science Instead by Robert Mackey, The Intercept, 15 September 2020

US Fires as Metaphor by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 15 September 2020

Oregon can’t fight wildfires because its helicopters were sent to Afghanistan by Alan MacLeod, MR Online, 15 September 2020

"Colonizing the Atmosphere": How Rich, Western Nations Drive the Climate Crisis by Sarah Lazare, In These Times, 14 September 2020

“These Are Climate Fires”: Oregon Firefighter Ecologist Says Devastating Blazes Are a Wake-Up Call. Democracy Now! 14 September 2020 (video and transcript)

Climate Emergency Overdrive: Our Age of Compound Disasters as 10% of Oregon Is Evacuated, California Burns, and Louisiana Sinks by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 12 September 2020

'Nature Is Unraveling': New WWF Report Reveals 'Alarming' 68% Plummet in Wildlife Populations Worldwide Since 1970 by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 10 September 2020

“This Is Climate Change”: West Coast Fires Scorch Millions of Acres & Blot Out the Sun, Democracy Now! 10 September 2020 (video and transcript)

Brazil's 63,000 Fires by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 8 September 2020

‘Green' billionaires behind professional activist network that led suppression of ‘Planet of the Humans' documentary by Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone, 7 September 2020

‘This is a problem across the whole of the nation’: 60% of population living with air pollution above legal limits by Harry Cockburn, Independent, 6 September 2020

50,000-Foot Smoke Plumes and Record-Shattering Heatwave as Climate Emergency Grips California by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 6 September 2020

'We Need a Free Press But Do Not Have It': UK Climate Campaigners Defend Blockade of Murdoch's Destructive Media Empire by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 5 September 2020

Threat of Devastating Hurricane Laura Highlights a GOP With 'Absolutely No Plan to Deal With the Climate Crisis' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 26 August 2020

As Party of Climate Denial Meets, Wildfires Rage and Hurricanes Target Gulf Coast by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 25 August 2020

Population panic lets rich people off the hook for the climate crisis they are fuelling by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 25 August 2020

California wildfires: Trump declares major disaster as state braces for worsening conditions by Maanvi Singh and Oliver Milman, The Guardian, 23 August 2020

Nothing has changed and the Amazon burns again by Manuela Andreoni, openDemocracy, 21 August 2020

Reuters (Unsurprisingly) Looks Away as Ecuador Tries to Outlaw Opposition Parties by Joe Emersberger, ZNet, 19 August 2020

Greenland Succumbs by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 19 August 2020

On Day Scientists Announce Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet ‘Irreversible,’ Trump to permit Arctic oil, gas Drilling by Juan Cole, ZNet, 18 August 2020

The government is looking the other way while Britain's rivers die before our eyes by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 12 August 2020

The World on Fire by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 7 August 2020

Canadian ice shelf area bigger than Manhattan collapses due to rising temperatures by Reuters, The Guardian, 7 August 2020

‘Collapse of civilisation is the most likely outcome’: top climate scientists by Asher Moses, Voice of Action, 4 August 2020

Marxs Ecology – review by John Bellamy Foster, MR Online, 4 August 2020 (video)

We Have Entered the "End Game" for Oil—With "Permanent Demand Destruction" by Andy Rowell, Common Dreams, 31 July 2020

Brazilian Amazon Drained of Millions of Wild Animals by Criminal Networks: Report by Sharon Guynup, Global Research, 28 July 2020

People want a greener, happier world now by George Monbiot, ZNet, 26 July 2020

Thawing Arctic Permafrost by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 24 July 2020

First active leak of sea-bed methane discovered in Antarctica by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 22 July 2020

Dramatic footage fuels fears Amazon fires could be worse than last year by Dom Phillips, The Guardian, 17 July 2020

The Inertia Bugaboo by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 16 July 2020

Siberia Heat 'Almost Impossible' Without Climate Change by Patrick Galey, AFP, The Moscow Times, 16 July 2020

The faulty science, doomism, and flawed conclusions of Deep Adaptation by Thomas Nicholas, Galen Hall and Colleen Schmidt, openDemocracy, 14 July 2020

'We Will Sue,' Vow Green Groups After Trump Guts Nation's Key Environmental Law by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 15 July 2020

Nearly 300 Wildfires in Siberia Amid Record Warm Weather by Maria Antonova, AFP, The Moscow Times, 12 July 2020

Updated Species Extinction List Signals 'Urgent Action Needed to Save Life on Earth' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 9 July 2020

Humanity on Track to Soon Hit 1.5ºC Paris Accord Limit as Atmospheric CO2 Nears Level Not Seen in 15 Million Years by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 9 July 2020

As Arctic Burns, New Data Shows June 2020 Capped Off Year Tied for Hottest on Record by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 July 2020

, Helsinki Times, 4 July 2020

It’s Not Just Meat: All Farm and Food Workers Are in Peril by Stan Cox, CounterPunch, 2 July 2020

Europe losing forest to harvesting at alarming rate, data suggests by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 1 July 2020

South pole warming three times faster than rest of the world, our research shows by Kyle Clem, The Guardian, 30 June 2020

Arctic Heat Overwhelms Green Infighting Issues by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 29 June 2020

'Warning Sign of Major Proportions': Number of Siberian Forest Fires Increase Fivefold in Week Since Record High Temperature by Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 27 June 2020

Amazon Rainforest Hit By Killer Droughts by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 25 June 2020

How did wildlife groups start collaborating in the destruction of nature? by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 24 June 2020

ROAR Roundtable: COVID-19 and the climate crisis by ROAR Collective, 23 June 2020

‘That’s a first’: Sky-high temperatures in the Arctic Circle are terrifying climate experts by Jake Johnson, AlterNet, 23 June 2020

The Final 100 Seconds by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 22 June 2020

World has six months to avert climate crisis, says energy expert by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 18 June 2020

Experts Say $17.5 Billion Writedown by BP Prove Oil Giant Knows 'Reserves of Oil and Gas Increasingly Worthless' by Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 15 June 2020

Research Shows 'Linking Climate Policy to Social and Economic Justice Makes It More Popular' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 12 June 2020

Save the Insects, Save the Farmers, Save Ourselves: New Global Report Calls for End of Industrial Agriculture by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 9 June 2020

'Quietly Putting Hundreds of Species at Risk,' Trump Opens 5,000 Square Miles of Atlantic Ocean to Commercial Fishing by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 6 June 2020

As CO2 Levels Build Up Like 'Trash in a Landfill,' Earth Has Hottest May on Record by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 5 June 2020

Swords into ploughshares; planes into ventilator parts by Hilary Wainwright, Red Pepper, 5 June 2020

By Pouring Billions Into Fossil Fuel Industry, EU's Central Bank Accused of 'Playing Both Firefighter and Arsonist' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 4 June 2020

Jane Goodall Warns Humanity Will Be 'Finished' After Covid-19 Without Ending 'Absolute Disrespect for Animals and the Environment' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 3 June 2020

Let's Pay Attention to What COVID-19 Is Trying to Tell Us About Climate Change by Janis Petzel, Common Dreams, 26 May 2020

Unite Behind Environmental Science: Transforming Values and Behaviour is as Important as Restoring Global Ecosystems by Ana María Hernández Salgar, Inter Press Service, 22 May 2020

10C Above Baseline by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 22 May 2020

Can we simultaneously oppose Bayer/Monsanto's biotechnology and support Cuba's Interferon Alpha 2B? by Don Fitz, MR Online, 13 May 2020

CO2 Levels Break Record, Hitting New High & Raising Alarm by Jessica Corbett, Consortium News, 13 May 2020

The Wet-Bulb Peril Has Arrived… Way Too Early by Robert Kunziker, CounterPunch, 12 May 2020

The Green New Deal Is the Key to Ending Forever Wars by Lindsay Koshgarian, Truthout, 8 May 2020

Trump Promoting Fossil Fuels will displace Millions toward US by Juan Cole, ZNet, 6 May 2020

Notes from the Editors, Monthly Review, 1 May 2020

Bail Out the Planet by George Monbiot, ZNet, 1 May 2020

The Biomass Fiasco by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 1 May 2020

Tomgram: Michael Klare, A Silver Lining in the Global Pandemic, TomDispatch.com, 28 April 2020

The Solutions to the Climate Crisis No One is Talking About by Robert Reich, Common Dreams, 25 April 2020

Toxic Agriculture and the Gates Foundation by Colin Todhunter, off-guardian.org, 24 April 2020

Now is the Perfect Time to Fight Climate Change by Sonali Kolhatkar, CounterPunch, 24 April 2020

Thirteen theses on the imminent ecological catastrophe and the (revolutionary) means of averting it by Michael Löwy, Defend Democracy Press, 23 April 2020

Bill McKibben on Earth Day at 50: We Must Stop Subsidizing Fossil Fuel Industry Wrecking the Planet, Democracy Now! 22 April 2020 (video and transcript)

Milan announces ambitious scheme to reduce car use after lockdown by Laura Laker, The Guardian, 21 April 2020

State of the climate: First quarter of 2020 is second warmest on record by Zeke Hausfather, Carbon Brief, 20 April 2020

Climate Change Multiplies the Threats of Infectious Diseases by Daniel Ross, Truthout, 19 April 2020

Africa's Exploding Plastic Nightmare by Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, 19 Aptil 2020

Abrupt Ecosystem Collapse by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 15 April

Burning Fossil Fuels Made Coronavirus Death Rate Worse, and Kills 200K Americans Per Year, Not to Mention Global Heating by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 12 April 2020

Combating Covid-19 and climate change—one fight by Ludovic Voet, Sosial Europe, 7 April 2020

Engels on nature and humanity by Michael Roberts, MR Online, 6 April 2020

The Earth Is Telling Us We Must Rethink Our Growth Society by William E. Rees, The Tyee, 6 April 2020

Catastrophe capitalism: climate change, COVID-19, and economic crisis by John Bellamy Foster and Farooque Chowdhury, Monthly Review, 1 April 2020

The Rift of Éire by John Bellamy Foster, Monthly Review, 1 April 2020

Trump to roll back Obama-era clean car rules in huge blow to climate fight by Emily Holden, The Guardian, 31 March 2020

UN Chief Warns World 'Way Off Track' on Tackling Climate Crisis as New Report Underscores Need for Bold Global Action by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 11 March 2020

Global Warming on a Rampage by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 10 March 2020

Coronavirus and Ebola Show We Can't Leave Vaccine Development to Big Pharma by Juliana Broad, Truthout, 9 March 2020

What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic: Timeline and Analysis by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 8 March 2020

Momento Mori - Unpopular Thoughts on Corona Virus by Craig Murray, 7 March 2020

World Health Organization warns of need for urgent response as coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 by Bryan Dyne, World Socialist Web Site, 7 March 2020

Coronavirus Matters, the Stock Market Doesn't, and Thinking It Does May Literally Kill Us by Jon Schwarz, The Intercept, 6 March 2020

All the Devastating Epidemics That Coronavirus is Distracting Us From by Tamara Pearson, CounterPunch, 6 March 2020

The Climate Movement Has Gained Unprecedented Momentum Since 2018 by Sharon Zhang, Truthout, 6 March 2020

Corporations are human creations. We can't let them threaten our survival by David Korten, openDemocracy, 5 March 2020

'Alarming': Tropical Forests in Shift From Carbon Sponge to Carbon Source by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 4 March 2020

Why Do Cars Kill More People in Unequal Nations? by Sam Pizzigati, CounterPunch, 4 March 2020

Interview: Misinformation & Uncontainable Viruses by David P. Fidler and Samira Sadeque, Consortium News, 3 March 2020

Toxic Agriculture and the Gates Foundation by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 2 March 2020

Patents Are Slowing the Development of a Coronavirus Vaccine by Dean Baker, Truthout, 2 March 2020

Native Activists Are Forging a Just Transition to Renewable Energy by Winona LaDuke, Truthout, 1 March 2020

Why our food systems must be transformed by Seble Samuel, openDemocracy, 1 March 2020

The Trump administration's incompetent and criminally negligent response to the coronavirus outbreak by Joseph Kishore, World Socialist Web Site, 29 February 2020

Pence Hates Science. Tasking Him With Coronavirus Response Could Cost Lives by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, 28 February 2020

Trump touts biodefense strategy but slashes funding to detect and combat outbreaks like coronavirus by Matt Field, MR Online, 28 February 2020

Forever-Chemicals Tap Water by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 February 2020

Why COVID-19 is more insidious than other coronaviruses by Nicole Karlis, AlterNet, 28 February 2020

Globalization, Coronavirus and Our Precarious Medical Supply Chains by F. William Engdahl, Information Clearing House, 28 February 2020

What Noma did next: how the 'New Nordic' is reshaping the food world by Kieran Morris, The Guardian, 28 February 2020

How the Greens won Budapest by Adam Ramsay, openDemocracy, 21 February 2020

The Fate of the Planet Rests on Dethroning the IMF and World Bank by Johanna Bozuwa and Thomas M. Hanna, In These Times, 21 February 2020

First look under imperilled Antarctic glacier finds 'warm water coming from all directions' by Jeff Tollefson, Nature, 20 February 2020

Breakdown or breakthrough? Degrowth and the Great Transition by Zack Walsh, openDemocracy, 16 February 2020

Climate Crisis Could Cause a Third of Plant and Animal Species to Disappear Within 50 Years: Study by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 14 February 2020

Menace on the Menu in Post-EU Britain by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 14 February 2020

We Should Be Wary of Blaming Overpopulation for the Climate Crisis by Heather Alberro, Consortium News, 12 February 2020

'Surprised, No. Disgusted, Yes': Study Shows Deepwater Horizon Oil Spread Much Further Than Previously Known by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 12 February 2020

'The Saddest Thing Is That This Won't Be Breaking News': Concentration of CO2 Hits Record High of 416 ppm by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 12 February 2020

These three post-Brexit bills bulldoze a hole through environmental protections by Fiona Harvey: The Guardian, 12 February 2020

Food fears grow as swarms of locusts reach Uganda and Tanzania by Jason Burke, The Guardian, 10 February 2020

A year of record climate disasters in Africa by Nnimmo Bassey, People and Nature, 10 February 2020

'Overwhelming and terrifying': the rise of climate anxiety by Matthew Taylor, The Guardian, 10 February 2020

Misinformation on the coronavirus might be the most contagious thing about it by Adam Kucharski, The Guardian, 8 February 2020

Record-Breaking Temperature of Nearly 65ºF Logged in Antarctica as Scientists Sound Alarm Over Rapid Ice Melt by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 7 February 2020

'Consitent With a Mass Extinction': New Study Warns Climate Chaos Driving Rapid Decline of Bumblebees by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 February 2020

Coronavirus Epidemic: WHO Declares a “Fake” Global Public Health Emergency by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 31 January 2020

China’s virus response has been ‘breathtaking’ by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 30 January 2020

Calling for Spread of 'Facts, Not Fear,' WHO Declares Global Health Emergency as Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in 18 Countries by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 30 January 2020

Critics: Trump EPA's Formal Assertion Glyphosate Poses No Risk to Human Health Indication of 'Troubling Allegiance' With Bayer/Monsanto by Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 30 January 2020

Inequality makes climate crisis much harder to tackle by Larry Elliott, The Guardian, 26 January 2020

Global Groundwater Is Threatened by Unsustainable Practices Amid Climate Crisis by Daniel Ross, Truthout, 26 January 2020

A Climate Time Bomb With Trump's Name Inscribed by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 24 January 2020

Australian bushfires to contribute to huge annual increase in global carbon dioxide by Adam Morton, The Guardian, 24 January 2020

'The Most Dangerous Situation That Humanity Has Ever Faced': Doomsday Clock Now 100 Seconds to Midnight by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 23 January 2020

Wildfires show us how the climate emergency is already affecting Europe by

Big Pharma Is Literally Poisoning Us by Thom Hartmann, Truthdig, 20 January 2020

Despite Trump Vows, Coal Industry Falling as Wind Power Surges in US and Worldwide by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 19 January 2020

The Pesticide Industry’s Playbook for Poisoning the Earth by Lee Fang, ZNet, 19 January 2020

Ozone Layer Recovery Is Being Undermined by Pollution From U.S. Companies by Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, 18 January 2020

How Nottingham is racing to be the UK’s first carbon neutral city by Colin Drury, Independent, 18 January 2020

Here's the Truth: Trump's Economy Is an Absolute Disaster for People and the Planet by Joseph Stiglitz, Common Dreams, 17 January 2020

Gone Fishing? No Fish but Plenty of Pesticides and a Public Health Crisis by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 17 January 2020

'Scale of This Failure Has No Precedent': Scientists Say Hot Ocean 'Blob' Killed One Million Seabirds by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 16 January 2020

Barcelona announces €563 million plan to reduce greenhouse gases by Clara Blanchar, El País in English, 16 January 2020

Madrid Central scheme sees city pollution fall to 10-year low by Miguel Ángel Medina, El País in English, 15 January 2020

'Unquestionably Alarming Signs': New Data Confirms Earth Just Had Hottest Decade on Record by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 15 January 2020

Like Adding 'Five to Six Hiroshima Bombs of Heat Each Second,' Study Shows Oceans Warming at Record Rate by Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 14 January 2020

Driving into a city should become as antisocial as smoking by Gaby Hinsliff, The Guardian, 14 January 2020

The War on the War on Cancer by Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, 12 January 2020

Mega Droughts Engulf Countries by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 10 January 2020

Lab-grown food will soon destroy farming – and save the planet by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 8 January 2020

'Because Insects Are Key to Our Own Survival,' 73 Scientists Unveil Global Roadmap to Battle Bugpocalypse by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 6 January 2020

We are seeing the very worst of our scientific predictions come to pass in these bushfires by

A Growing Movement Shows There Is an Alternative to Capitalism by Laura Flanders, Truthout, 2 January 2020

This can be the year when we recharge nature – and ourselves by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 2 January 2020

The Lost Decade by John Vidal, ZNet, 1 January 2020


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