- “The Observer View On The Climate Catastrophe Facing Earth” • Thirty years ago this week, first assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned us that we faced a threat of unprecedented magnitude. Greenhouse gas emissions would be triggers of dangerous climate change. We have recklessly ignored that warning. [The Guardian]
- “‘Driest I’ve Seen’: Without Summer Rains, Arizona Cattle Ranchers Confront Tough Choices” • At this time of year, dark clouds are usually rolling in over Arizona’s pastures, arriving with thunder and lightning. The storms douse the land and nourish the grasses. But this year, the monsoon hasn’t come, and the rangelands have been left parched. [AZCentral.com]
- “How Can Humankind Find A Sustainable Future In The Midst Of Climate Change? This Scientist Has Some Ideas” • In a new book, F Stuart Chapin, an emeritus professor of ecology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has an optimistic argument for a grassroots movement leading away from the Earth’s destruction to sustainability. [Anchorage Daily News]
- “2020 Is Proving Another Disastrous Year For Our Earth’s Climate” • The year still has more than four months to go, but 2020 already has proven itself to be another eventful one in terms of natural disasters, rising global temperatures and threatening environmental outlooks. Here’s a look at just some of the anomalies we’ve faced so far in 2020. [HuffPost]
- “Saudi Arabia’s Renewables Sector Could Generate Up To 750,000 Jobs By 2030, Report Says” • The development of Saudi Arabia’s renewable energy sector could result in the creation of up to 750,000 jobs over the next decade as the kingdom pushes to generate 7% of its total electricity output from renewables by 2030, according to a study. [The National]
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