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Snow blankets street in Texas following winter storm, February 15, 2021. Image credit: bk1bennett/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Texas, the proud, independent Lone Star State, is suffering a humanitarian catastrophe caused by its shortsighted denial of the climate crisis and lack of federal regulation.
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Damage from Hurricane Dorian in Treasure Cay, Bahamas Sept. 4, 2019. Image: Erik Villa Rodriguez/U.S. Coast Guard/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Hurricane Dorian, like Maria, Irma, Florence and Harvey before, signifies a deadly data point in the irrefutable case that human-induced climate change is real and is wreaking havoc with our planet.
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A view of the eye of Hurricane Michael taken on Oct. 10, 2018 from the International Space Station currently orbiting Earth. Photo: NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center /Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | U.S. President Trump says the government is doing all it can for the victims of Hurricane Michael. By denying climate change, he is assuring many more storms and countless victims to come.
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Torndao damage in west end Ottawa. Photo credit: John Wilson/Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | While climate change related events ravage citizens' lives, Ontario Premier Ford and his enablers gleefully attack virtually all measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Image: Wikimedia Commons/Patsy Lynch
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The planet is drowning in denial. Climate change is real, and needs to be addressed.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Rather than enabling more dangerous deep-water oil extraction, President Obama should be spending his remaining months in office working to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A report just published in the British medical journal The Lancet suggests that by the year 2085, almost all of the cities that could host the Summer Games will be too hot for outdoor events.
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Ole Hendrickson | Canada is only one of many countries dealing with climate refugees. South Pacific island nations are steadily being inundated by rising seas and India is seeing record-breaking heat waves.
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Ole Hendrickson | The human-caused, rapid rise in CO2 levels is having marked effects on terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems. These effects are complex and go beyond weather disasters.
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David Suzuki | As world leaders prepare for the December UN climate meeting in Paris, Canadians must impress upon all those who hope to govern us after October 19 the importance of making a positive contribution.
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Photo: Tam Ng, Steelworkers Toronto Area Council/flickr
David Suzuki | It's easy for governments and industry to prioritize corporate profits and short-term gain over the best interests of complacent citizens. But when enough people demand action change starts happening.
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Photo: flickr/ Walt Stoneburner
David Suzuki | Earth is clearly experiencing more frequent extreme weather than in the past, and we can expect it to get worse as we burn more coal, oil and gas and pump more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.