Recent content by David Klein

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    Beyond Bernie: DSA Electeds [including AOC] on Building Power

    Beyond Bernie: DSA Electeds on Building Powe Democratic Socialists of America was live. May 5 at 5:01 PM Live stream recording with DSA members in office: -Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (US Congress, NY-14) -khalid kamau (South Fulton, GA City Council) -Candi CdeBaca (Denver City Council...
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    What Would It Cost to Buy Out the Fossil Fuel Industry?

    Very good point, thanks Ted. As to vetting the cost figures, I really don't think it matters. Who cares how much it costs to save the planet? If it's too expensive, should we not do it and instead give in to mass extinction? Whatever it costs, no matter how many trillions of dollars, that...
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    What Would It Cost to Buy Out the Fossil Fuel Industry?

    I trust that Richard found the right numbers and did the arithmetic correctly for the buyout of fossil fuels corporations, but I'm not completely convinced about the politics of this part of Richard's important and well thought out proposal. If the U.S. working class had enough power and unity...
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    L.A.Times: Clean energy after sunset?

    L.A. Times 1/26/2020 https://enewspaper.latimes.com/desktop/latimes/default.aspx?&edid=9d691a82-c5df-412a-9637-550992f1b1bc Clean energy after sunset? It’s right here underfoot Geothermal is emerging from the shadows of solar and wind power BY SAMMY ROTH After years of playing third fiddle...
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    SCNCC chapter meeting, Monday Dec 23

    Please join us for the next San Fernando Valley chapter meeting of "System Change Not Climate Change". We will discuss organizing a February panel presentation to CSUN students by representatives of the Sunrise Movement, DSA, Extinction Rebellion, and Food & Water Watch. The goal of this...
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    Climate change means geoengineering under pressure to keep our CO2 budgets under control

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2019-10-07/scientists-warn-we-have-10-years-to-start-removing-co2/11563584 Climate change means geoengineering under pressure to keep our CO2 budgets under control This global attempt to remove CO2 from the atmosphere has been 11 years in the making — since...
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    Sept 13 meeting and Sept 20 Climate Strike

    Our SCNCC will join and support the worldwide Climate Strike on Sept. 20, starting at 10:30 a.m. on the grounds between Oviatt Library and Jerome Richfield Hall on the Cal State Northridge campus. Links with more information are included below. In addition, there will be a poster painting...
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    Fracking and Shale Drilling Caused Spike in Climate-Warming Methane Pollution

    https://truthout.org/articles/fracking-and-shale-drilling-caused-spike-in-climate-warming-methane-pollution/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=84b92979-bb4e-43d9-975d-6146d244cab9 Fracking and Shale Drilling Caused Spike in Climate-Warming Methane Pollution Excerpts: A new Cornell University study...
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    Moving past ‘wishcycling’

    Los Angeles Times Moving past ‘wishcycling’ As recyclables market collapses, California faces hard choices WORKERS AT the Burbank Recycle Center, which once earned $50,000 a month on recyclables. In the last year, the materials’ value has plunged so low that the center has paid up to...
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    WASTE ONLY: How the Plastics Industry Is Fighting to Keep Polluting the World

    https://theintercept.com/2019/07/20/plastics-industry-plastic-recycling?utm_source=The%20Intercept%20Newsletter&utm_campaign=a3b208ffd7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_07_20_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e00a5122d3-a3b208ffd7-131676853&menu=1 WASTE ONLY How the Plastics Industry Is Fighting to Keep...
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    EDF (and other NGOs) on geoengineering

    https://www.edf.org/climate/our-position-geoengineering Based on our best understanding of the current science, EDF believes that: Reducing emissions of greenhouse gases as rapidly as possible is essential to addressing the climate challenge facing humanity. Deliberate climate interventions...
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    Plastic Is Just as Destructive to the Climate as Oil and Gas

    Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet https://www.ciel.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Plastic-and-Climate-Executive-Summary-2019.pdf Plastic Is Just as Destructive to the Climate as Oil and Gas Plastic Is Just as Destructive to the Climate as Oil and Gas Greenhouse gas...
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    China and geoengineering

    Ambio pp 1–9| Cite as Seeding the clouds to reach the sky: Will China’s weather modification practices support the legitimization of climate engineering? Abstract In this Perspective, we discuss whether in times of quickly proceeding global environmental change, radical global interventions...
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    Coal plant emissions hit high in 2018

    Los Angeles Times Coal plant emissions hit high in 2018 The global rise means ‘deep trouble’ for Earth, an expert says. CARBON dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants in 2018 topped 10 billion tons for the first time. (Luis Sinco Los Angeles Times) BY CHRIS MOONEY AND BRADY DENNIS...
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    "The Radical Transformation of Palestine's Environment" by Yousef Abu Safieh

    Palestine and the Climate Crisis Palestine and the Climate Crisis
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