‘It’s like hell here’: Australia bakes as record temperatures nudge 50C. Fears rise for homeless and vulnerable people as communities brace for another week of relentless hot weather.
Observer 19th Jan 2019 read more »
Two years in, the presidency of Donald Trump has been a possibly fatal disaster for our livable climate, a number of climate and clean energy experts told ThinkProgress. Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, noted that by undoing Obama-era climate rules and rejecting the Paris agreement, Trump is delaying climate action, perhaps fatally. Others, such as former Vice President Al Gore, acknowledge that “President Trump is going all out to damage humanity’s efforts to solve the climate crisis,” but take comfort in the clean energy revolution — which continues despite Trump’s repeated efforts to cut funding for research, development, and deployment.
Think Progress 18th Jan 2019 read more »