In a recorded video message played during the Fire Fight Australia bushfire relief concert on Sunday, actor Russell Crowe gives a stark warning and call to action about dealing with the climate crisis

Amid the many hellish images and stories that have emerged from Australia’s apocalyptic wildfire season, the fate of the country’s wine business will have come some way down the list of most observers’ concerns.

BP Wants To Slash Carbon Emissions, But Has No Plan For Doing That

No one can argue with that. BP has been one of the largest polluters of the planet for the past 50 years or more and is singlehandedly responsible for screwing  up the Gulf of Mexico with the disastrous Deep Water Horizon fiasco that was far larger than anyone knew at the time.

Smoke may be more of a catalyst than flame. For much of the summer, a fog of soot has smothered Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. In Sydney alone, there were 81 days of days of hazardous, very poor or poor air quality last year, more than the previous 10 years combined. 

Royal Bank of Scotland will stop lending to energy companies that fail to align with the Paris climate agreement goals by 2021 as part of a corporate overhaul that will result in the bank being renamed NatWest Group, its biggest brand.

Somini Sengupta, The New York Times global climate reporter, and Chang W. Lee, a photographer for The Times, traveled to the Philippines and California to see how rising sea levels are affecting two big metropolitan areas.

You might say I'm the climate change therapist in my neighborhood. When people find out that I write about climate change and clean energy, they often react with some version of a despair story.

Energy Innovation CEO Hal Harvey: Climate Solutions Are At Our Fingertips

It’s easy to become overwhelmed with the climate crisis. With powerful political forces and traditional energy businesses pushing hard to deny the problem, delay progress, or greenwash their own activities, it can sometimes feel like progress is unattainable.

 

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