Category Archives: Climate change (CC)

Opinion | Surviving Despair in the Great Extinction – By Margaret Renkl – The New York Times

“. . .  Last week, the United Nations released the summary of an enormous report that broke my heart in more ways than any backyard-nature observations ever have. The Times article about the report, “Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering … Continue reading

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Opinion | Life as We Know It – The New York Times Editorial

By The Editorial Board The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section. May 11, 2019 343 CreditIllustrations by Yann Kebbi “Our planet has suffered five … Continue reading

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Opinion | How Trump Helps MS-13 – by Bret Stephens – The New York Times

“. . . There are better options. Bill Clinton and then George W. Bush invested some $10 billion in counterinsurgency and counternarcotics efforts to rescue Colombia from the grip of jungle guerrillas and drug lords. The plan was expensive, took … Continue reading

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Extinction threatens one million species because of humans’ warns UN report – CNN

(CNN)One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paints a bleak picture of a … Continue reading

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Watching ‘Our Planet,’ Where the Predator Is Us – The New York Times

By James Poniewozik April 10, 2019 “One of the hallmarks of a past generation’s nature documentaries was the animal-in-peril scene: the cub hunted by the jungle cat, the fledgling teetering at the edge of its nest. It was like the terror … Continue reading

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Our Planet review – Attenborough’s first act as an eco-warrior | Television & radio | The Guardian

David Lindsay:  This March and April. Kathleen Schomaker and I performed our new Folk Concert: Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction, in three different house concerts, to share our work and get feedback.    Our efforts at educating neighbors and … Continue reading

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace – The New York Times

By Brad Plumer May 6, 2019 1532 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are … Continue reading

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Opinion | Your Gas Stove Is Bad for You and the Planet – By Justin Gillis and Bruce Nilles – The New York Times

By Justin Gillis and Bruce Nilles Mr. Gillis is a former New York Times environmental reporter and a contributing opinion writer. Mr. Nilles is a managing director at Rocky Mountain Institute. May 1, 2019 CreditAngie Wang “OAKLAND, Calif. — We have some good … Continue reading

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Opinion | If Politicians Can’t Face Climate Change, Extinction Rebellion Will – The New York Times

A new movement is demanding solutions. They may just be in time to save the planet. By David Graeber Mr. Graeber is an anthropologist and activist. May 1, 2019  Extinction Rebellion members during climate protests in London last week.CreditFrank Augstein/Associated Press … Continue reading

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Quiz: How Does Your Diet Contribute to Climate Change? – The New York Times

Quiz: How Does Your DietContribute to Climate Change? See how your food choices compare with those of other Americans. PICK the meals that are most similar to what you ate yesterday. (Be honest!)

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