holy cow! it ain’t the farts (which are funny), but the burps (which aren’t )

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THIS ARTICLE IS TITLED “One Scientist’s Am­bi­tious Plan to Achieve Global Cooling With Cattle” with the sub-title, “Cows could be a cli­mate change solution—if we take the sci­ence se­ri­ously.” Written by Farmer Georgie, it ap­pears on the One Zero pub­li­ca­tion on Medium (Au­gust 17, 2020). [CONTINUE READING]

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a few must-read books about global climate change

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THE CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT has a list of “Five Must-Read Books About the Cli­mate Crisis” (Oc­tober 29, 2019). Ac­cording to the blurb on their web­site, “It’s the per­fect time of year to curl up with a great new book, so be sure to add these cli­mate must-reads to your list.

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more research on seeding oceans and space mirrors is needed

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GEOENGINEERING IDEAS have been around for decades. Few such ideas have pro­gressed past the thought ex­per­i­ment stage, due in part to con­cerns that the cure could be worse than the dis­ease. But as dire warn­ings about cli­mate change’s im­pacts in­creas­ingly dom­i­nate the news, geo­engi­neering may once again be get­ting a closer look.  [CONTINUE READING]

a banana farm whose main business is producing biodiversity

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RIO SIXAOLA IS A BANANA FARM in Costa Rica one of the first two Rain­forest Al­liance Cer­ti­fied farms in the world. It con­tains the only in­tact man­grove swamp on the At­lantic coast, and La Amistad In­ter­na­tional Park, a World Her­itage site that pro­tects the largest area of undis­turbed high­land wa­ter­sheds and forests in southern Cen­tral America. [CONTINUE READING]

the “shut down dc” protest effectively shut down dc for hours

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CLIMATE ACTIVISTS BLOCK TRAFFIC in down­town Wash­ington, DC, with dozens of ar­rests in re­sponse. “Dozens of cli­mate ac­tivists were ar­rested after they blocked major in­ter­sec­tions in Wash­ington, DC, early Monday morning in a show of protest ahead of this week’s United Na­tion’s cli­mate summit in New York City. [CONTINUE READING]