Climate Change News, Jul 2021



BAD Waterloo Region’s climate action strategy | EngageWR

BAD If the Hardiest Species Are Boiled Alive, What Happens to Humans?


BAD Climate tipping points are difficult to predict. In Canada and beyond, they might have already arrived | CBC News


BAD The activists sabotaging railways in solidarity with Indigenous people | Environmental activism | The Guardian

BAD ‘Gathering Storm’: How ‘Rogue’ Companies are Buying up North Sea Oil and Gas | DeSmog

BAD ‘Climate change has become real’: extreme weather sinks prime US tourism site | Climate crisis | The Guardian


MIXED Why is a big oil company investing huge amounts of money in Wyoming wind? | Environment | The Guardian

BAD Thousands of scientists warn climate tipping points ‘imminent’ | Climate Crisis News | Al Jazeera

BAD How many years until we must act on climate? Zero, say these climate thinkers | Jennifer Francis , Michael Mann , Holly Jean Buck and Peter Kalmus | The Guardian

BAD Critical measures of global heating reaching tipping point, study finds | Climate crisis | The Guardian

BAD Bolsonaro’s 1,000km Amazon railway will cause climate chaos. It must be stopped | David Miranda | The Guardian


BAD Wildfires in Canada are creating their own weather systems, experts say | CBC News

MIXED Toyota bet wrong on EVs, so now it’s lobbying to slow the transition | Ars Technica

* Scientists who Issued ‘Climate Emergency’ Declaration in 2019 Now say Earth’s Vital Signs are Worsening | DeSmog

* Scientists understood physics of climate change in the 1800s – thanks to a woman named Eunice Foote | Sylvia G. Dee | Louisiana Illuminator

* Climate capitalism and ‘regimes of obstruction’ | Canadian Dimension

GOOD Chinese university develops new material to accelerate solid state battery production | Electrek


* Subscribe to read | Financial Times

* House Committee Seeks Interview with Exxon Lobbyist Caught On Tape | DeSmog

MIXED Climate Scientists Meet As Floods, Fires, Droughts And Heat Waves Batter Countries


BAD Yep, it’s bleak, says expert who tested 1970s end-of-the-world prediction | Climate crisis | The Guardian


* ‘A false solution’: 500+ groups urge US, Canadian leaders to reject carbon capture | Canadian Dimension


* Canada’s fighter jet purchase is a waste of public money—and a disaster for the climate | Canadian Dimension


BAD MIT Predicted in 1972 That Society Will Collapse This Century. New Research Shows We’re on Schedule.


* Nordic countries endure heatwave as Lapland records hottest day since 1914 | Environment | The Guardian