Global Commission Calls for a Food Revolution to Solve World’s Climate & Nutrition Problems

2019-01-30T09:34:50-07:00January 30th, 2019|News|

To stabilize climate and get people healthy, the world needs to overhaul its diet and agriculture systems, the EAT-Lancet commission says. That includes less meat.

BY GEORGINA GUSTIN

From Inside Climate News

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16012019/global-food-agriculture-revolution-eat-lancet-commission-climate-change-health-nutrition-report-less-meat

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Climate Change Tipping Point Could Be Coming Sooner Than We Think

2019-01-23T11:16:20-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Climate and Energy, News|

Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018, rising by an estimated 3.4 percent in the U.S. alone.

Source: Columbia University

From Environmental News Network:

https://www.enn.com/articles/56506-climate-change-tipping-point-could-be-coming-sooner-than-we-think

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Dim the Lights: An Effort to Save the Night Sky

2019-01-17T10:18:52-07:00January 17th, 2019|News|

The ability to go outside, look up at the night sky, and see the Milky Way is becoming increasingly rare.

The glow of artificial lighting hides our galaxy from more than one third of people worldwide. The problem is especially pronounced in industrialized countries. Only 20 percent of North Americans can see the Milky Way without the aid of a telescope.

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy

https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Saving-the-Night-Sky-/245363?cid=cpfd_home

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Marine mammals and sea turtles recovering after Endangered Species Act protection

2019-01-17T10:12:25-07:00January 17th, 2019|News|

More than three-quarters of marine mammal and sea turtle populations have significantly increased after listing of the US Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to a new study.

Source: PLOS

From Science Daily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190116140626.htm

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Researchers Led By Georgia State Economist Find A Global Tax On Carbon May Be Feasible

2019-01-17T10:09:06-07:00January 17th, 2019|News|

There is a consistently high level of public support across nations for a global carbon tax if the tax policy is carefully designed, according to a survey of people in the United States, India, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.

Georgia State University

From the Environmental News Network

https://www.enn.com/articles/56444-researchers-led-by-georgia-state-economist-find-a-global-tax-on-carbon-may-be-feasible

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The Doom Effect: In Adapting to Climate Threats, Philanthropy Can Help Reinvent U.S. Politics

2019-01-03T14:47:52-07:00January 3rd, 2019|News|

By Peter Teague,

“Is it possible that philanthropy could help create a new, more capable version of American politics by making a deeper commitment to addressing the realities of climate change?”

From Inside Philanthropy

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/12/14/the-doom-effect-in-meeting-climate-threats-philanthropy-can-help-reinvent-us-politics

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