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The Great Green Wall of Africa: Will it help fight climate change? BBC Newsnight

BBC Newsnight Aug 11, 2017 Climate change poses huge challenges and some projections say it will cause hundreds of millions to become refugees. Desertification in sub-Saharan Africa plays a big part of that, and that in turn feeds into Europe’s … Continue reading

‘Climate change biggest security threat,’ David Attenborough tells UN

FRANCE 24 English Feb 23, 2021 British naturalist David Attenborough warned on Tuesday that climate change is the biggest security threat that modern humans have ever faced, telling the U.N. Security Council: “I don’t envy you the responsibility that this … Continue reading

Attenborough gives stark warning on climate change to UN – BBC News

BBC News Feb 23, 2021 Climate change could, within a lifetime, destroy “entire cities and societies”, Sir David Attenborough has told the UN Security Council. “I don’t envy the responsibility that this places on all of you,” the naturalist said.

Texas freeze shows a chilling truth – how the rich use climate change to divide us | Texas | The Guardian

Robert Reich The Lone Star State is aptly named. If you’re not part of the Republican oil elite with Cruz and Abbott, you’re on your own Texas has long represented a wild west individualism that elevates personal freedom – this … Continue reading

How can business survive climate change? | The Economist

The Economist – Jan 13, 2021 Climate change is about to upend the corporate world through weather-related disasters, regulation and lawsuits. Can businesses react and adapt in time? Read more here: https://econ.st/3slTXIE​ Read The Economist’s special report on business and … Continue reading

Bill Gates says climate change is biggest challenge ever faced by humanity

CBS This Morning – Feb 12, 2021 “The amount of change, new ideas. It’s way greater than the pandemic. And it needs a level of cooperation that would be unprecedented,” Gates tells Anderson Cooper about combating climate change. See the … Continue reading

Climate Change: How much did it cost US economy in 2020? – BBC News

BBC News Published on Feb 19, 2021 The year 2020 saw a record number of costly hurricanes, wildfires, and storms, resulting in billions of dollars in damages – including 22 extreme weather events that cost over $1bn each in the … Continue reading

‘This Is A Wake Up Call’: Experts Say Climate Change Played A Role In TX Storm | The ReidOut | MSNBC

MSNBC – Feb 18, 2021 Author of the ‘Lone Star Nation’ Richard Parker says climate change absolutely played a huge role in the Texas storm, calling it a ‘wake up call’: “I think this is a catastrophe so big that … Continue reading

Key points regarding abrupt, irreversible climate change

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Slavoj Zizek — Why People Don’t Care About Climate Change

The Radical Revolution= Jun 25, 2020 Zizek discusses Karl Marx and his description of the proletarian experience. Specifically, he argues that one of the reasons why working-class and middle-class people today do not engage critically enough with capitalism is because … Continue reading