Koalas Struggle With Highly Toxic, Low Moisture Eucalyptus Brought on by Climate Change

Counterpunch reports that koalas are suffering due to climate change, which has caused changes in their primary source of food, eucalyptus leaves. From the Counterpunch article: Now a new threat has been identified leaving them on the brink.  The… Read More

Burning Trees is Not ‘Renewable Energy’

Rachel Smolker, co-director of Biofuelwatch (BFW), published the following VTDigger.org commentary on the non-carbon neutral nature of biomass, which is often pitched as an environmentally friendly source of energy. Smolker, who holds a Ph.D. in biology, is an active member… Read More

The Carbon Clock Is Ticking: We Have One Year to Avert Climate Catastrophe

By Nika Knight Originally published on CommonDreams.org    Our window of time to act on climate may be shrinking even faster than previously thought. We may only have one year remaining before we lock in 1.5ºC of warming—the ideal… Read More

A successful climate summit, but no progress for climate justice?

The following post on Paris, from our friends at the Rosa Luxembourg Foundation, is very thoughtful and interesting, especially for anyone confused about how the outcomes of the UN Climate Conference in Paris can be described as both… Read More