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Senior executives of the multinational oil industry have been giving evidence to the Oversight Committee of the US Congress. They face claims that they misled the public and government over the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming, and repeatedly misrepresented the science, as far back as 1977. The oil representatives have denied that they or their companies misled anyone.
New research shows that several UN-protected forests are now emitting more carbon dioxide than they can absorb, mostly because of wildfires.
Ten forest sites that enjoy World Heritage status from the UN’s scientific and cultural arm, Unesco are now said to be affected. It’s a change that has recently been observed in the world’s biggest rainforest, the Amazon.
Thursday, Congressman Biggs defended oil executives from Democrats’ attacks, during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing entitled, “Fueling the Climate Crisis: Exposing Big Oils Disinformation Campaign to Prevent Climate Action”.
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
This weblog explores the transition to a sustainable future on our finite planet. It provides links to current news, key documents from government sources and non-governmental organizations, as well as video documentaries about climate change, environmental ethics and environmental justice concerns.
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