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Mexico City may be just months away from running of out water | CNN

  2024-02-25 by in CNN International

The metropolis of nearly 22 million people is facing a severe water crisis as a tangle of problems — including geography and leaks — are compounded by climate change.

  Tagged under: Mexico


22: Religious groups as environmental activists

  2024-02-12 (or before) in Elgaronline from Edward Elgar Publishing

We first recall counterexamples where religion is used to exclude poor people from access to nature, e.g. high-caste Hindus consider rivers as sacred and simultaneously exclude Dalits from water use. We also recall the strong links between European Christianity and coloniality. Moreover, religion does not always mean organised religions with scriptures and clergy. In human societies, the difference between natural entities and anthropomorphic or zoomorphic religious beings is not clear cut. Snowed mountain tops are worshipped as Apus in the Andes. In India many Indigenous villages conserve sacred groves. In this thematic chapter...

  Tagged under: Rivers | Mexico | Religion | Indonesia | Africa | Activism


The number of monarch butterflies at their Mexico wintering sites has plummeted this year

  2024-02-07 in Associated Press News

Experts say the number of monarch butterflies at wintering areas in Mexico dropped by 59% this year to the second lowest level since record keeping began.

  Tagged under: Butterflies and Moths | Mexico


Americans love avocados. It’s killing Mexico’s forests

  2023-11-28 in The Seattle Times

In western Mexico, forests are being razed at a breakneck pace to feed the U.S. appetite for avocados. It's environmentally devastating and most likely illegal.

  Tagged under: Trees | Agriculture | Mexico


‘The children screamed for hours’: horrors of Hurricane Otis leave devastation for Acapulco’s poorest

  2023-11-04 in The Guardian

Mexico’s Pacific coast was battered by 165mph winds and torrential rain on 25 October. Thousands lost their homes and many now have too little food or water to survive

  Tagged under: Mexico | Women and Children


The ferocity of Hurricane Otis stunned hurricane experts and defied forecast models. Here's why. - CBS News

  2023-10-28 in CBS News

Hurricane Otis plowed into Mexico's Pacific coast as a deadly Category 5. Just 12 hours earlier, it was a tropical storm.

  Tagged under: Mexico


Hurricane Otis hits Mexico and continues with category 5 intensity

  2023-10-27 in The Guardian

Storm marks first time in recorded history eastern Pacific has had a hurricane remain at category 5 after making landfall

  Tagged under: Mexico


Hurricane Otis: Dozens killed in Mexico's Guerrero state

  2023-10-27 (or before) in The BBC

More than two dozen people were killed as the powerful storm swept through Guerrero, officials say.

  Tagged under: Mexico


Hurricane Otis pummels Mexico's Acapulco, cutting off famous beach resort | Reuters

  2023-10-26 in Reuters

Hurricane Otis, one of the strongest storms ever to hit Mexico's Pacific Coast, roared into the beach resort of Acapulco early on Wednesday, smashing buildings and vital infrastructure and leaving the city incommunicado and without power.

  Tagged under: Mexico


Suddenly: “Minor” Storm Blows Up to Possible Cat 5, a First for Acapulco

  2023-10-25 in Climate Denial Crock of the Week with Peter Sinclair

Happening now.Storm Watcher Colin McCarthy on Twitter: In a shocking turn of events, Hurricane #Otis in the Eastern Pacific has unexpectedly, explosively intensified from a tropical storm to a Cate…

  Tagged under: Mexico


Hurricane Otis smashes into Mexico coast

  2023-10-25 in BBC

A man says windows collapsed in his hotel as people sheltered from the storm's path.

  Tagged under: Mexico | Collapse


Likely culprit found for recent gray whale die-off

  2023-10-15 (or before) in Oregon Live

Over the past four years, hundreds of gray whales have washed up dead on the beaches of Mexico, the U.S. and Canada – and scientists have been trying to figure out what’s causing the majestic animals to die en masse for so many years. Now, researchers from Oregon State University have an answer.

  Tagged under: Oregon | Whales and Dolphins | Mexico


The Climate Sleuth Uncovering Methane Leaks for the United Nations - Bloomberg

  2023-09-29 (or before) in Bloomberg

Itziar Irakulis Loitxate is a 27-year-old Ph.D. student who is the closest thing the world has to climate police.

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Methane | Mexico


Record warm waters power Hurricane Idalia's path to the coast

  2023-08-29 by in E&E News | Essential Energy and Environment News

Both the Gulf of Mexico and the larger Atlantic Ocean basin have seen record heat this summer. That's hurricane fuel.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Mexico


Growing number of countries consider making ecocide a crime

  2023-08-26 in The Guardian

Mexico latest country where government is considering passing new laws to criminalise environmental destruction

  Tagged under: Mexico


Hurricane Hilary prompts California’s first tropical storm watch

  2023-08-18 in Orange County Register: Local News, Sports and Things to Do

It was forecast to still be a hurricane when approaching Mexico’s Baja California peninsula on Saturday night and a tropical storm when approaching Southern California on Sunday.

  Tagged under: Mexico | California


Hurricane Hilary weakens but could still be deadly - US - BBC News

  2023-08-18 (or before) in The BBC

The storm is expected to hit Mexico's Pacific coast and then move towards southern California.

  Tagged under: Mexico | California


Ecosystems near Texas-Mexico border ‘choking’ from efforts to stop migrants

  2023-08-11 in The Guardian

Greg Abbott, the state governor, has deployed fences, razor wires and buoys along the Rio Grande, demolishing the environment

  Tagged under: Rivers | Texas | Mexico


At least two dead in oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico | CNN

  2023-07-07 by in CNN

At least two people were killed after a fire broke out Friday at the Nohoch Alfa oil platform at the Bay of Campeche, in the Gulf of Mexico, the state-owned Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) said in a statement.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Mexico | Health | Finance


Weekly Climate News Headlines

  2023-07-03 (or before) in YouTube

Weekly climate news headlines from around the world. #bangladesh #India #USA #Canada #wildfires #mexico #pakistan #heatwaves #Spain #Romania #Chile

  Tagged under: Spain | Wildfires | Flooding | Canada | India | Chile | Mexico | Heatwaves


No relief in sight as wildfires burn across the country - The Globe and Mail

  2023-06-01 in The Globe and Mail: Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Federal Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair told reporters Thursday that this level of wildfire activity on June 1 is unprecedented

  Tagged under: Mexico | Wildfires


Not Winging It: Birders Hope Hard Data Will Help Save the Species They Love—and the Ecosystems Birds Depend On - Inside Climate News

  2023-05-27 by in Inside Climate News

The magnolia warbler travels as many as 2,000 miles, high above the Gulf of Mexico and across the entirety of the United States, before arriving in the cool climate of Canada’s boreal forest to breed. On a morning in May, one of the tiny yellow songbirds found itself entangled in a black net strung up […]

  Tagged under: Mexico | Trees


The Mega-fire Danger Coming To Your Home Soon

  2023-05-14 (or before) in YouTube

Catalyst: Earth on Fire - The new environmental disaster waiting just around the cornerSubscribe to Journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subs...

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Wildfires | Mexico | Trees


Environmental defenders reel from Mexico and Central America attacks

  2023-04-10 in The Guardian

At least two dozen activists in Indigenous and rural areas murdered, disappeared and jailed in wave of attacks

  Tagged under: Activism | Mexico


Huge Atlantic seaweed bloom threatens beaches in Florida, Mexico

  2023-03-19 (or before) in NBC News

Seasonal sargassum blooms have exploded in the tropical Atlantic over the past decade and more. This year's is already staggeringly large.

  Tagged under: Mexico | Florida


Mexico should stop making beer in north due to drought, president says | The Independent

  2022-08-21 (or before) in The Independent

Mexico is the world’s largest exporter of beer

  Tagged under: Drought | Climate Change | Mexico


BP Paid Rural Mexicans a “Pittance” for Wall Street’s Top Climate Solution

  2022-06-28 (or before) in Bloomberg

The oil giant has found a climate bargain in some of Mexico’s poorest areas, paying a fraction of market rate for carbon offsets to rural villagers working to protect their forests.

  Tagged under: BP | Climate Change | Mexico | Trees


The Failure of Fossil Fuels: Learning from Winter Storm Uri

  2022-02-15 in Sierra Club

We’re sharing the introduction from a new Sierra Club report, titled "The Failure of Fossil Fuels: Learning from Winter Storm Uri." Click here to read the full report. For almost a week from February 13 through February 17, 2021, a winter ice storm–unofficially named Winter Storm Uri–slammed North America. The storm started in the Pacific Northwest, advanced across the southern United States and northern Mexico, and finally curved northward to hit the midwest and northeast United States and southeast Canada. COMMUNITY VOICES - DR.

  Tagged under: Mexico | Fossil Fuels


Songs of conquest from Tallis to the bells of Mexico City | Aeon Essays

  2021-12-10 (or before) in Aeon

From Tallis’s choral beauty to the unnerving bells of Mexico City, early modern power created a whole new world of sound

  Tagged under: Mexico


Mexican environmental campaigner missing after attack on villagers

  2021-11-16 in The Guardian

Irma Galindo Barrios, a member of the Mixtec people, was defending indigenous lands from illegal logging

  Tagged under: Mexico


Mexico: demand justice for murdered environmentalist!

  2021-09-15 (or before) in Rainforest Rescue - Working together for the rainforest

Environmental and human rights campaigners in Mexico face extreme danger in their day-to-day work. On July 5, activist Simón Pedro Pérez López was the victim of a drive-by shooting, murdered in front of his son in the middle of the Simojovel market in Chiapas. Please support our petition demanding justice for Simón Pedro.

  Tagged under: Activism | Rainforests | Mexico


Mexico water supply buckles on worsening drought, crops at risk | Climate Crisis News | Al Jazeera

  2021-09-06 (or before) in Al Jazeera

Weather forecasts warn of high temperatures portending crop damage and water supply shortages.

  Tagged under: Drought | Mexico


In drought-plagued northern Mexico, tens of thousands of cows are starving to death

  2021-08-01 in Los Angeles Times

Sonora is the cattle capital of Mexico. But prolonged drought is killing off the herds.

  Tagged under: Drought | Mexico | Cattle and Dairy Farming


'A cause for worry': Mexico's monarch butterflies drop by 26% in year

  2021-02-25 in The Guardian

Butterflies had bad year after four times as many trees were lost to illegal logging and extreme climate conditions

  Tagged under: Wildlife | Butterflies and Moths | Insects | Mexico | Trees


Revealed: Monsanto owner and US officials pressured Mexico to drop glyphosate ban

  2021-02-16 in The Guardian

Internal government emails show actions similar to those by Bayer and lobbyists to kill a proposed ban in Thailand in 2019

  Tagged under: Mexico


A look back at the horrific 2020 Atlantic hurricane season » Yale Climate Connections

  2020-12-01 in Yale Climate Connections

Record after record fell as the 2020 season's storms brought fatalities, economic losses, and paralyzing damages throughout Central America and widespread parts of the Gulf of Mexico.

  Tagged under: Mexico


Mexico: defender of monarch butterflies found dead two weeks after he vanished

  2020-01-30 in The Guardian

Activists say death of Homero Gómez González found floating in a well could be over illegal logging disputes

  Tagged under: Activism | Wildlife | Butterflies and Moths | Mexico


All Sights on Mexico as it Discovers World's Largest Lithium Deposit

  2019-12-13 in SouthFront: Crisis News, World Events, Political SurveySouth Front | Analysis & Intelligence

The largest lithium deposits in the world were discovered in Mexico, as listed by Mining Technology. The report indicates that...

  Tagged under: Lithium | Mexico


Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret

  2019-06-17 in The Guardian

A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nations

  Tagged under: Mexico


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