Cuba shows how to take action on climate change — Repeating Islands

[Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] Helen Yaffe (Jacobin Magazine) writes about Cuba’s fight against climate change. [. . .] Cuba may be responsible for only 0.08 percent of global CO2 emissions, but this Caribbean island is disproportionately hard-hit by the effects of climate change. The frequency and severity of […]

Cuba shows how to take action on climate change — Repeating Islands

Presentation: BAD NEWS! — Climate and Birds in California 11/18/21 — Natural History Wanderings

from Golden Gate Audubon Climate and Birds in California Thursday, November 18 via Zoom — 7 p.m. Mike Lynes North America’s bird populations have declined by approximately 3 billion birds since 1970 and two-thirds of North America’s bird species now face an even greater risk of extinction due to climate change. Mike Lynes will discuss the threats […]

Presentation: Climate and Birds in California 11/18/21 — Natural History Wanderings

Environment emergency is choking out the world’s lakes, study finds — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

The environment emergency is causing a far reaching fall in oxygen levels in lakes across the world, choking out untamed life and undermining drinking water supplies. Falling degrees of oxygen in seas had effectively been distinguished, yet new examination shows that the decrease in lakes has been somewhere in the range of three and multiple […]

Environment emergency is choking out the world’s lakes, study finds — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Tick population expected to surge, and they’re carrying more than Lyme disease: researchers  — Natural History Wanderings

KRON4 reports Lyme disease is transmitted through tick bites, but researchers and educators warn that it’s not the only disease carried by the parasitic arachnids. This year, the tick population is expected to surge due to a mild winter and early spring as well as abundant rainfall. Also, people who have been getting outdoors because […]

Tick population expected to surge, and they’re carrying more than Lyme disease: researchers  — Natural History Wanderings

Old Guv Legends-Breeding A Climate Change Denier…

Regardless of political inclinations, worry and action are two different things. Across the U.S., meaningful action in response to this harsh reality is scant. Research shows clearly that the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere–now at an unprecedented 401.33 parts per million–is a direct result of the process of capitalist industrialization that has unfolded […]

via Breeding Climate Change Denial. — Old Guv Legends

Snow Leopards & Climate Change…

An excellent podcast was released by America Adapts on January 8. It concerns the ways climate change is impacting snow leopard (Panthera uncia) conservation, and it is full of useful information. Hosted by Doug Parsons, America Adapts is a podcast about climate change adaptation. For this episode, Doug interviewed eight experts on snow leopard conservation […]

via Great New Podcast about Snow Leopards and Climate Change — The Jaguar

Over 100 Corporate Giants Align with UN Climate Goals!

By Frédéric Simon | Apr 17, 2018 At EU level, a high-level group on sustainable finance issued its final recommendations earlier this year, calling on the 28-country bloc to stop pouring public money into polluting fossil fuels and focus spending on clean energies instead. [Jeff Kubina / Flickr] Languages: Deutsch Comments Print 18 L’Oreal and Electrolux today (17 April) joined the […]

via Over 100 corporate giants align with UN climate goals — CVD

Sargassum Seaweed plaguing the Caribbean…

In “Les algues sargasses, cauchemar des Caraïbes,” David Himbert (Le Devoir) reports on the nightmarish situation that countries and territories in the Caribbean region are facing due to Sargassum seaweed. He reports that, due to this invasion, a severe crisis threatens the economy and the environment as much as the health of local populations. He […]

via Sargassum: A Nightmare in the Caribbean — Repeating Islands


Current fishery targets may become unachievable as the planet warms. A new study, led by Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), has found that the proportion of large fish in the North Sea may decrease as climate change unfolds, by as much as 60% in some areas. The effects of warmer waters and ocean acidification may mean […]

via Warming world will affect fish size and fisheries — Ocean acidification