The Wilderness Map

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Shrinking Wilderness Ignored at Our Peril | Good map

A harder rain’s a-gonna fall in the US (climatenewsnetwork.net)

California’s wildfires are driven by climate and human error (newscientist.com)

Afghanistan launches US$71 million initiative to prepare rural communities for climate change (reliefweb.int)

EU bank delays loaning €1.5bn to mega pipeline project (euractiv.com) haha, delay is such a strong word

‘This. Is. Big.’: After Years of Pressure, World Bank to Drastically Curb Funding of Fossil Fuels (Common Dreams) (commondreams.org) | “Delay”, “drastically curb” are weasel words

When Climate Change Becomes a Credit Problem – That could mean higher taxes for the people who live in those communities (nytimes.com

Wind farms in Northern Hemisphere at risk from climate change (digitaljournal.com) Since wind turbines only produce 90% of their rated power 25% of the time, then they are truly fucked

A new study predicts that a changing climate will weaken winds that blow across much of the Northern hemisphere, possibly leading to big drops in clean wind energy. (wired.com) | Most of the land on earth is in the north

World Bank to stop funding oil and gas projects (mining.com) | Like it fucking matters

Global warming made Hurricane Harvey deadly rains three times more likely, research reveals (theguardian.com)

A warming, rapidly changing Arctic is the “new normal” and shows no signs of returning to the reliably frozen region of the past. This is according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Arctic Report Card. (bbc.com)

Declaration of shipping emissions signed by 35 nations in Paris (splash247.com) | likely all show

English rivers polluted by powerful insecticides, first tests reveal: Neonicotinoids, banned on flowering crops, were found in nearly all rivers tested, increasing concerns over their impact on fish and birds.(theguardian.com) | Water soluble is funny that way. It only takes 3 neonic treated seeds to kill a bird

Red List 2017: seabirds starving, songbirds trapped, hope for pelican and kiwis (birdlife.org

This city in Alaska is warming so fast, algorithms removed the data because it seemed unreal (washingtonpost.com)

British Seabird Decline (blog.frontiergap.com

Warming of the Arctic is ‘unprecedented over the last 1,500 years,’ scientists say (washingtonpost.com)

Land Rover is going 100-percent electrified in two years. Here’s the plan(digitaltrends.com) | Fucking idiots don’t care if it fucks up the gird either

EPA Allowing Widespread Use of Unapproved Pesticides, Study Finds(ecowatch.com)

The Global Crisis That’s Creating 21.5 Million Refugees Each Year – How environmental destruction created a refugee crisis. (alternet.org)

Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100 (mediarelations.cornell.edu) | There will billions more long before that

The Planet’s Largest Landslides Happen on Submarine Volcanoes | I believe there’s a major tsunami threat from the Canary or Azores islands that will send a 600 mph tidal wave to New York

China’s GDP Growth Set To Plunge To Near 30-Year Low In 2018 – ADB (CNBC)

Arctic Permafrost Thawing Faster Than Ever (AP)

How divesting of fossil fuels could help save the planet The Conversation | Free bullshit for believers

Michigan Police Won’t Explain Why They Arrested an 11-Year-Old Girl at Gunpoint AlterNet | cop shoots own shadow reaching for his gun

More Terrorist Attacks Can Make People More Resilient (FiveThirtyEight) | Terror tax

The Silicon Valley paradox: one in four people are at risk of hunger (The Guardian) | rent money

The great globalisation lie (Prospect)

The White Man Is Breaking His Word Again (Vice) | more noble savage shit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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