EcoJustice Radio covers the deadly waters of oil spilling in Orange County, CA, and how to move beyond offshore drilling in the US after recent disasters. Jack Eidt from WilderUtopia and Emily Parker from Heal the Bay speak with Jessica Aldridge.
Global warming and the resulting climate change is one of the most pressing issues human society faces today. An increasing body of science points to rising dangers from the ongoing buildup of human-related greenhouse gases — produced mainly by the burning of fossil fuels and forests.
Connecting Waste and Climate Change – National Zero Waste Conference
From resource extraction to product creation and consumption, to disposal, reuse, or landfill, there are climate disrupting effects and potentials for zero waste as climate loving solutions. This is Installment One of our National Zero Waste Conference series meant to elevate the voices featured during the two-day event in Berkeley, […]
Los Angeles Steps Up Transition Toward 100% Renewable Energy
Confronting Wildfire: Retrofit Communities, Not Forests
As California continues with massive wind-driven, high-intensity wildfires that often turn deadly, the governmental and institutional response has been to thin forests and “grind up vegetation” to fight fires. Naomi Pitcairn points to a movement by plant community and wildfire experts led by the Richard Halsey of the Chaparral Institute to focus on protecting vulnerable communities rather than trying to control nature, which now faces extreme heatwaves and droughts from an unpredictable greenhouse-gas-warmed climate.
Rise for Climate Los Angeles: September 8
On September 8, the international Rise for Climate Day of Action is bringing people together for Climate, Jobs, and Justice, calling on governments, corporations, and organizations to initiate aggressive action on climate change, protect frontline communities, and create good jobs in the clean energy economy. Join us to Rise Together in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 8, in solidarity with events in San Francisco and around the globe that same day.
Anthropocene Arrives, Climate Collapses, and No One Cares
Clive Hamilton writes on how governments, people, corporations, the world continues to plan for the future as if climate scientists don’t exist. The greatest shame is the absence of a sense of tragedy.
Montecito Mudslides, Climate Chaos Impact Chumash People – EcoJustice Radio
Marcus Lopez Senior, member of the Barbareno Chumash Nation in California, speaks with Jack Eidt from SoCal 350 on climate chaos and the impacts on the Chumash people from fires, mudslides, colonization, land theft, gentrification, and offshore drilling.