IN CLIMATE CHANGE
‘This is code red’: Biden Sounds Alarm on Climate Crisis as He Tours New York Damage (video): via The Guardian
After touring areas of New York that were hit by Hurricane Ida, President Biden issued a statement emphasizing the devastating impacts of climate change and the need to mitigate it.
Covid-19 Gave the World a Chance to Fix the Climate Crisis: via CNN
Massive government spending in response to the pandemic could have been a huge opportunity for governments to mitigate and fight climate change. However, much of this money has been put into economic recovery through fossil fuel industries.
IN CLIMATE ACTIVISM
The Answer to Climate Change is Organizing: via The New Yorker
Activism in response to climate change is one of the best answers to climate issues. In order to properly address climate change and all of its devastating effects, it is important that communities of all kinds of demographics organize and participate in climate activism.
The Best Climate Solutions Start With Listening to Communities: via yes!
Listening to impacted communities and their concerns is imperative to developing climate solutions. Activists in the Bay Area are doing this through a regional documentation project where residents will share how they are being impacted by climate change.
IN CLIMATE & HEALTH
On the Front Lines of Climate Change: Heat Brings Health Risks for California’s Farmworkers: via KQED
Heat related health issues have been increasing in the past few years. Among the most affected demographic are farmworkers, whose livelihoods depend on working in the scorching heat.