Surface temperatures are heading toward levels that many scientists believe will pose a threat to both the natural world and to human civilization.
Source: Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year - The New York Times
File away under: Things To Show Climate Denying Relatives on Thanksgiving.
Source: When someone tells you, “The climate is always changing,” show them this cartoon
In his encyclical, “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home,” Francis said, “There is an urgent need to develop policies so that, in the next few years, the emission of carbon dioxide and other highly polluting gases can be drastically reduced, for example, substituting for fossil fuels and developing sources of renewable energy.”
Source: Catholics petition Trump to uphold climate actions | National Catholic Reporter
SHARE if you agree with Mark Ruffalo: "At last the EPA confirms what independent science has overwhelmingly determined for years, that drilling and fracking contaminate drinking water."
Source: Final EPA Study Confirms Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water
Here are some tips for persevering through the next four years.
Source: Bill McKibben: Trump presidency “demands fierce resistance” | Grist
The world’s most popular food and household companies are selling food, cosmetics and other everyday staples containing palm oil tainted by shocking human rights abuses in Indonesia, with children as young as eight working in hazardous conditions, said Amnesty International in a new report published today.
Source: Palm Oil: Global brands profiting from child and forced labour | Amnesty International