Daily Archives: June 15, 2022

2022-06-15: News Headlines

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-06-15). Lawmakers, Organizations Warn Biden Against Rushed Pipeline Restart Off California Coast. indybay.org Repair of Ruptured Oil Pipeline to Be Fast-Tracked Without Public Input…

____ (2022-06-14). Sulfate aerosols contribute to terrestrial extinction 250 mln yrs ago: study. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have found that the global diffusion and settlement of sulfate aerosols generated by large volcanic eruptions was an important factor in the terrestrial extinction in the end-Permian about 250 million years ago.

Sverre LeRoy, Richard Wiles (2022-06-14). How Fossil Fuel Executives Overheated US Public Classrooms. commondreams.org While the oil industry rakes in record profits—nearly $100 billion in the first quarter of this year—public schools are paying the price for their climate pollution and disinformation.

Andrew Medhurst (2022-06-14). Why I Quit Being a Banker to Join Extinction Rebellion. commondreams.org At the age of 56, I know more about money and wealth than I ever did as a banker. Here's what I've learned.

Julia Conley (2022-06-14). House Swept Into Yellowstone River as Record Flooding Offers Yet Another Glimpse of Climate Crisis. commondreams.org "A hot world means more rain," said one climate campaigner.

Elliott Wallace (2022-06-14). Cities across the globe roast under worsening heatwaves. america.cgtn.com Cities around the world are being urged to better prepare for heatwaves as climate change is making such extreme weather events far more common.

____ (2022-06-13). The Threat of a Large-Scale Famine. transcend.org Among the greatest dangers to human civilization are nuclear war and catastrophic climate change, dangers which also threaten the biosphere. In addition to these two existential threats, humans also face the threat of an extremely large-scale famine, involving billions of people, rather than millions.

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