Daily Archives: May 3, 2019

In Historic First, U.K. Parliament Declares a Climate Emergency

May 02, 2019

And in Britain, the House of Commons Wednesday became the first parliament in the world to declare a climate emergency. This is Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Jeremy Corbyn: “We have no time to waste. We are living in a climate crisis that will spiral dangerously out of control unless we take rapid and dramatic action now. This is no longer about a distant future. We’re talking about nothing less than the irreversible destruction of the environment within our lifetimes of members of this house.”

Wednesday’s resolution is largely symbolic. It comes on the heels of April’s Extinction Rebellion uprising in London that saw police arrest more than 1,000 protesters, many of whom superglued themselves to buildings, trains and sidewalks in a nonviolent direct action campaign.

100 Million in India and Bangladesh in Path of Worst Indian Ocean Cyclone in Five Years

May 02, 2019

In the Indian Ocean, Cyclone Fani has strengthened into the worst tropical storm to threaten India and Bangladesh in at least five years. The cyclone is packing winds of about 120 miles per hour, making it the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane. About 100 million people are in the path of the storm.

The ‘Badge of Honor’ of COP24


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Published on May 2, 2019

The COP24 in 2018 in Katovice, Poland, saw Greta Thunberg – then youth climate activist, soon to become global climate movement leader – rise to world fame. In this video, Stuart Scott explains his part of the story of how that all came about. Stuart is interviewed here by Dave Gardner, host of the GrowthBusters podcast (http://www.growthbusters.org/podcast). Their full conversation will be published soon as an episode of the podcast.

Foods of the Future – Great Tasting and Healthy Foods for a Low Carbon World

Food-matters,

The Reconquest (Reconquista) of Iberian Peninsula

The History of Sardinia and Italy: Every Year

South Africa is Bracing for an Electoral Storm Over the Climate Crisis (2/2)