The cost of the climate damage caused by organic meat production is just as high as that of conventionally farmed meat.
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Composted Reads for the week of 2023 January 27
Story of the week Revealed: how US transition to electric cars threatens environmental havoc The US’s transition to electric vehicles could require three times as much lithium as is currently produced for the entire global market, causing needless water shortages, Indigenous land grabs, and ecosystem destruction inside and outside its borders, new research finds.Continue reading “Composted Reads for the week of 2023 January 27”
Germany’s razing a village to expand a coal mine a.o. ecological news
The protest started cheerfully enough on Wednesday, with music blaring and flags flying even under the driving rain. Then the police arrived, decked out in riot gear and backed by bulldozers, ready to demolish the village of Luetzerath to make way for the expansion of an opencast coal mine in the heart of Europe. As Germany turns back to theContinue reading “Germany’s razing a village to expand a coal mine a.o. ecological news”
The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25
September 19 Hurricane Fiona leaves Puerto Rico without power Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico’s southwest coast with heavy rains and maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour on Sunday, triggering landslides and knocking out a power grid still recovering from Hurricane Maria five years ago. The storm downed electricity transmission lines, causing a “blackoutContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25”
Supreme Court ruling has made it harder for Biden to put his country on track to have the US halving its emissions by 2030
The Supreme Court ruling has made it harder for Biden to put his country on track to meet the climate goal. It comes on top of stalled climate legislations that would have helped.
Electric cars are no quick fix in this ‘fossil fuel war’
Russia’s brutal, unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has seen the US ban oil imports from Russia and forced a scrambling Europe to put together a plan to quickly wean itself off Russian oil and gas