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Source: Countercurrents


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20,000 Toxic Sites in Sagging Arctic Permafrost

  2023-10-28 in Countercurrents

Share:Share on WhatsAppShare on FacebookShare on X (Twitter)Share on TelegramShare on RedditShare on EmailNew studies show the Arctic heating up 4-times the overall rate of global warming. This startling rate in one of the most sensitive environments in the world could trigger toxic disasters in up to 20,000 industrial contamination sites. Twenty-five percent (25%) of […]

Unrelenting Drought Clobbers the Amazon

  2023-10-20 in Countercurrents

Share:Share on WhatsAppShare on FacebookShare on X (Twitter)Share on TelegramShare on RedditShare on EmailGlobal warming is consuming vast portions of the planet with a swagger that defies all expectations. Rivers in the Amazon rainforest are drying up. This is not supposed to be happening to such an extent, even during the dry season. After all, […]

  Tagged under: Amazon Rainforest | Drought | Rivers

Needed: Either Degrowth Or Two Earths| Countercurrents

  2023-06-16 in Countercurrents

In reality, degrowth differs fundamentally from a recession. A recession is a reduction in GDP, one that happens accidentally, often with undesirable social

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Degrowth | Economic Growth

A global comparison of the life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of combustion engine and electric passenger cars - International Council on Clean Transportation

  2022-08-28 (or before) in Countercurrents

Life-cycle assessment of the greenhouse gas emissions of passenger cars in China, Europe, India, and the United States, which together account for about 70% of new passenger car sales worldwide.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars

The Woody Biomass Blunder | Countercurrents

  2021-11-16 in Countercurrents

One of the most controversial fixes for global warming is the use of woody biomass, cutting trees, burning trees to achieve “carbon neutral” status in the

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Trees

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