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Climate Breakdown

Ecocide: “unlawful or wanton acts committed with knowledge that there is a substantial likelihood of severe and either widespread or long-term damage to the environment being caused by those acts.”


NOAA: Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Now More Than 50% Higher Than Pre-Industrial Levels - Pre-industrial levels: about 280 ppm. Currently (6/3/22): about 420 and rapidly rising. Scientific concensus: The highest safe level is 350. And Here.


Climate.Gov: Climate Change: Global Temperature - In terms of average global surface temp

1880-1900 avg temp: 56.65 F/13.7 C


2022: 58.55 F/14.75 C


Goal is to stay below: 59 F/15.2 C (+1.5C above 1900 avg)


2/5/24


Guardian: Hurricanes Becoming So Strong That a Category 6 is Necessary     


1/30/24


Guardian: 'Smoking Gun Proof': Fossil Fuel Industry Knew of Climate Danger as Early as 1954, Documents Show    


1/29/24


New Yorker: The Perverse Policies That Fuel Wildfires       


1/22/24


Guardian: Why 2024 Will Be the Crucial Year for Climate Litigation  


1/12/24


Bill McKibben: Friction is Growing - Big insurance companies are now repeating the same talking points that climate activists have been using for years. Too bad they couldn't have come on board years ago.


1/9/24


Guardian: 2023 Smashes Record for World's Hottest Year by Huge Margin - “Every year for the rest of your life will be one of the hottest [on] record. This in turn means that 2023 will end up being one of the coldest years of this century. Enjoy it while it lasts.”




Climate Breakdown 2023