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    With global heating, expect more inferno seasons

    https://enewspaper.latimes.com/desktop/latimes/default.aspx?edid=e8987281-10d0-4baf-9f9f-02b7000ecf50 L.A. Times, 9/13/2020 With global heating, expect more inferno seasons Talking about weather records feels pointless when every year is certain to be hotter than the last. BY PETER KALMUS...
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    Unions fracture over climate

    Unions fracture over climate Unions fracture over climate By DEBRA KAHN, SAMANTHA MALDONADO and CATHERINE BOUDREAU 09/01/2020 12:13 PM EDT This week, we explore the tug of war between protecting union jobs and the transition to a cleaner economy. A DIVIDED MOVEMENT — Organized labor is...
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    Silicon Valley billionaires want to geoengineer the world's oceans

    https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24732980-500-silicon-valley-billionaires-want-to-geoengineer-the-worlds-oceans/ Silicon Valley billionaires want to geoengineer the world's oceans EARTH 1 September 2020 By Mark Harris New Scientist Default Image Ocean alkalinity enhancement could save...
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    Heat stored in the Earth system: where does the energy go?

    This paper, published today, is a major study that reports on Earth's net energy imbalance, the difference between how much energy is coming in from the sun and how much is leaving Earth (via long wave radiation). This is the most important number (even more important than global average temp...
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    Climate change: Dams played key role in limiting sea level rise

    Climate change: Dams played key role in limiting sea level rise By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent 19 August 2020 Science & Environment Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES The construction of large-scale dams has played...
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    Are more heat, fire tornadoes to come?

    LATimes August 18, 2020 https://enewspaper.latimes.com/desktop/latimes/default.aspx?edid=775f26d6-0623-4d32-adee-80ea8e33869f Are more heat, fire tornadoes to come? BY TONY BARBOZA, LOUIS SAHAGUN AND JOSEPH SERNA In the last few days, a moisture-laden heat wave has unleashed extreme...
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    ‘Worst case’ emissions scenario is best match for reality

    https://climateandcapitalism.com/2020/08/04/worst-case-emissions-scenario-is-best-match-for-reality/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateandcapitalism%2FpEtD+%28Climate+and+Capitalism%29 Worst case’ emissions scenario is best match for reality Posted on August 4...
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    Anti-racism requires so much more than 'checking your privilege'

    Anti-racism requires so much more than 'checking your privilege' | Momtaza Mehri Anti-racism requires so much more than 'checking your privilege' Momtaza Mehri ...The language of white privilege obscures systemic inequality by reducing it to individual actors – quite literally in the form of...
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    Nature: Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2448-9 Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands Abstract Enhanced silicate rock weathering (ERW), deployable with croplands, has potential use for atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) removal (CDR), which is now...
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    New information about clouds in the Southern Hemisphere

    https://theconversation.com/we-caught-bacteria-from-the-most-pristine-air-on-earth-to-help-solve-a-climate-modeling-mystery-140041 We caught bacteria from the most pristine air on earth to help solve a climate modeling mystery June 19, 2020 8.07am EDT The Southern Ocean is a vast band of open...
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    Biggest methane gas leak in U.S. history: Aliso Canyon

    Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2020 https://enewspaper.latimes.com/desktop/latimes/default.aspx?&edid=46d61504-03ff-4825-bd12-0795893ede41 SoCalGas’ use of Aliso Canyon grows Operations widen despite Newsom’s vow to expedite shutdown of the site after a 2015-16 leak BY SAMMY ROTH While...
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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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    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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