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Category: climate change


Jews, Politics, Australia

Should Jews be involved in climate politics? As Australia burns with the worst wildfires on record at the start of the fire season, the Prime Minister Scott Morrison has accused detractors of being members of “a climate cult.” When he…

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Earth’s Last Supper

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The Moral Decrepitude of ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil has released its strategy for the coming decades, up through 2040. The company expects no reduction in carbon pollution because it plans to continue building fossil fuel infrastructure. At this moment, they are investing billions of dollars in building…

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Railroads’ Dirty Money

Another piece of the Climate Denial Industry’s funding has been uncovered. Railroads rely on coal for up to one-third of their business. They have donated billions.

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Voting by Climate Change

A candidate for the U.S. Senate in Colorado has posted an apocalyptic view of climate change as an ad campaign. (Aklim does not endorse any candidate for office.) This is the first cycle of elections where climate change is put…

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Greta Thunberg and TIME

TIME Magazine named Greta Thunberg their “person of the year,” in an acknowledgement of the dire need to address climate change now. Her nomination is a bright spot, which deserves further examination. First though, we must acknowledge the other developments…

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Where do you bank?

Are you giving carte blanche to your bank to not only to continue to pollute the world, but actually increase the rate of carbon pollution? Where does your synagogue or organization bank? It is your money; use it wisely: Financing…

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Under Counting Micro-plastics

The counting of micro-plastics in the world’s oceans is off by a magnitude of 5x to 7x. New research using a bucket instead of a net to collect samples sends the count exponentially skyward. Scroll down one paragraph for the…

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Corporate Deception

Leaked audio of a private meeting confirms that Coca-Cola Inc. has no interest in recycling plastic bottles because the best methods will cost the company money. None of us should be surprised, yet there are two immediate takeaways. Free market…

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1966, Coal Industry knew about Climate Change

A recently discovered journal form 1966 has a article from a coal research firm on the projected effects of burning coal. The article correctly predicts the rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and effects that we are experiencing today….

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