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2022-06-07: News Headlines

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-06-07). 9th Circuit Affirms Moratorium on Offshore Fracking Off California, Orders More Review. indybay.org LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2022 — A federal appeals court today affirmed a lower court decision that prohibits offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast.

____ (2022-06-07). Chinese university unveils mass terrestrial extinction 250 million years ago. ecns.cn A Chinese university has revealed that sulfate aerosols formed during the eruption of Siberian Traps Large Igneous Province (STLIP) caused the extinction of terrestrial life 250 million years ago.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). CDC links hepatitis A outbreak to organic strawberries: Learn about the virus. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Organic strawberries have been linked to a multistate hepatitis A outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says a dozen people have been made ill by the strawberries in California, Minnesota and North Dakota. Hepatitis A outbreaks have become more widespread in the U.S. These outbreaks originate from food contamination and person-to-person transmission. "Hepatitis A is a highly contagious virus that can cause infection and inflammation in the liver," says Dr. Stacey Rizza, an infectious…

Joseph Gerson (2022-06-06). The Ukraine War and the World's Increasingly Dangerous Geopolitical Landscape. commondreams.org War, nuclear annihilation, climate chaos, pandemics, and devastating economic and social inequalities make for extremely tumultuous and dangerous times. But we have the resources and solutions to resolve each of them.

Blake Skylar (2022-06-06). Sweeping Republicans out of Congress and statehouses key to saving environment. peoplesworld.org After four years of Trump policies and cuts that have obliterated environmental protection, the Biden administration is left to pick up the pieces. Its predecessor's administration was littered with an anti-climate, anti-science menagerie, including former lobbyists and lawyers for fossil fuel companies and chemical manufacturers—many of whom were appointed to the EPA itself. Though President …

Tikender Panwar (2022-06-06). World Environment Day: Challenges galore and the dire need to act fast. peoplesdispatch.org All recent reports suggest a climate crisis of disastrous proportions. This year's theme for World Environment Day — Only one Earth — is more relevant than ever…

Kristy Dahl (2022-06-06). Summer in the US Is Now 'Danger Season'. commondreams.org Climate change has transformed summer into our country's Danger Season, and we'd best start seeing it as such so that we can adequately prepare.

____ (2022-06-06). Common Security 2022: For Our Shared Future. transcend.org The world stands at a crossroads. The choice is between an existence based on competition and aggression or one rooted in peace and common security. Humanity faces the existential threats of nuclear war, climate change and pandemics. How we respond to these threats will define our very survival.

____ (2022-06-06). The Great Carbon Capture Scam. transcend.org 1 Jun 2022 – We know that Big Oil hid knowledge of global heating for decades, but the captains of petroleum industry devised a plan to swindle money from the public purse by pretending to address the climate issue while using subsidies to increase oil production. One might say their scam was a stroke of genius. How it works.

____ (2022-06-06). Upset with the Opulence of the Rich? But the World's Children Are Paying the Bill. transcend.org 30 May 2022 – The excesses committed by rich people can be deadly—and in fact they are. Be it about food, energy or overall waste, such excesses have been depleting the world's natural resources and pushing both current and future generations towards the edge of a predictable abyss.

____ (2022-06-05). (W.E. Talk) How does the 'Dual Carbon' target demonstrate China's leadership on climate change. ecns.cn As the global weather conditions are worsening, where's global climate governance heading to? And how should the developed countries better cooperate with the developing counterparts? And why does China's "Dual Carbon" target demonstrate China's leadership on climate change?

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