A healthy air quality index is <50. In India, after Diwali, the air quality index was maxed out at 999.
Right now in Sydney, Australia it's 2552.
We are in a climate emergency. https://twitter.com/JoshButler/status/1204206764096290817
In Australia, the clouds are glowing with fire. This is not ok. https://twitter.com/TinaPerinotto/status/1203954716905918464
Scientists say there is growing evidence to suggest that irreversible changes to the Earth's environmental systems are already taking place, and that we are now in a "state of planetary emergency." https://cnn.it/2Rs1zt1
No Nestlé, Bottled Water Is Not an 'Essential Public Service,' Court Says - EcoWatch
The endless conspiracy theories and denial of facts.
The lies, hate and bullying of children who communicate and act on the science.
All because some adults - terrified of change - so desperately don't want to talk about the #ClimateCrisis
This is hope in disguise.
Newsletter XRTaiwan of the week is out: https://extinctionrebellion.tw/newsletter/newsletter6Dec.html
Big Polluters Must Be 'Held Liable' for Destruction of Climate, Campaigners Say at COP 25 | Common Dreams News
@xrtaiwan And that's only pledges... which most of the states will probably miss...
"According to the research published today, almost every peer-reviewed climate model of human-caused global temperature rise dating back to 1970 lines up with the warming we see today." https://heated.world/p/climate-models-have-been-correct
Children across the UK go on strike to demand action on climate | Environment | The Guardian
COP25: UN climate conference to tackle global challenges | News | Al Jazeera
Planet SOS: Guatemala's illegal animal trade | News | Al Jazeera
Pointless emails: they’re not just irritating – they have a massive carbon footprint https://buff.ly/2XQbx8s
Food prices set to rise in UK as floods ruin crops | Business | The Guardian
The risk is real: Global energy consumption up by 2.3%, experts blame it on tech & population - The Economic Times
Only in recent years have we gained a better understanding of the health effects caused by air #pollution. Recent findings suggest that #smog has adverse effects on our cognitive abilities. In other words: Polluted air makes us dumber.
All the more reason to stop burning fossil fuels NOW, before our addled brains can't think up better alternatives anymore...
Clearly, a significant amount of the world's politicians are already affected.
5 things to know about fighting climate change by planting trees | Science News
News on the climate and biodiversity emergencies
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