Tag Archives: climate changes

Argentina | The G20 and the Counter-Protests in Argentina

by Tony Phillips

On October 31st the centre of the city of Buenos Aires was put on lockdown by the police, the military, and secret services. Martial law provisions were to continue for three days. US aircraft carriers lay offshore on the river plate and the airspace over the city closed. 40,000 police were on the streets of the city to protect twenty top government representatives and a few multilateral bankers; men and women like to refer to themselves as ‘leaders’.

Our leaders behave like children: Greta Thunberg’s speech in Katowice

People will rise to the climate challenge – whether the world leaders like it or not. Listen to and read 15-year-old Greta Thunbergs speech to UN leader António Guterres at the climate change conference in Katowice.

 

Canada | Climate justice movements multiply as 2030 climate deadline looms

by Brent Patterson

A new constellation of movements — including Environnement Jeunesse, the Sunrise Movement, Earth Strike, Extinction Rebellion, and the Progressive International — have formed in recent months to challenge the existential threat of climate breakdown.

Economists’ Nobel puts spotlight on climate solutions

As the U.S. administration denies or downplays climate science, some more sensible Americans have been rewarded for developing climate solutions.

Economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer recently won the Nobel Prize in economics for their work on, respectively, “integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis” and “integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis.”

USA | What Happens When the Alt-Right Believes in Climate Change

LAST SEPTEMBER, as record-breaking hurricanes thrashed the Caribbean and southeastern US, the white nationalist magazine American Renaissance asked its readers a question: “What does it mean for whites if climate change is real?”