Greta Thunberg is a sixteen year old student who has been skipping classes on Fridays to protest against the world’s lack of urgent action on climate change. Her message has resonated widely and last Friday, as many as 1 million kids and young adults joined protests in 2,000 cities in 125 countries to join Greta in her campaign. The massive mobilization of young people on this issue is unprecedented and deserves our attention and support.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a new Democratic Congresswomen from New York City who has proposed a New green Deal to get the United States back on track.
According to a NASA study, global warming has led to a longer fire season in the Pacific Northwest which may be even worse because of the government shut down.
According to a new report, the 2018 Carbon Budget, the world still has a few decades to reduce global carbon emissions and rebuild natural carbon sinks and thus avoid the worst case scenarios for a warmer planet
The latest meeting of the United Nations Climate Change conference in Katowice, Poland managed to agree upon the rules and procedures for implementation of the historic Paris accord and while work remains to be done, the world is one step closer to solving perhaps the biggest threat we are facing.