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    Major Tech and Car Companies May Be Using ‘Blood Gold’ Mined Illegally From the Amazon Rainforest

    Major Tech and Car Companies May Be Using ‘Blood Gold’ Mined Illegally From the Amazon Rainforest

    Your iPhone may contain gold linked to the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.  A new report from Amazon Watch and the Association of Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples (APIB) published Monday reveals that the gold used by major tech and car companies including Apple, Tesla, Samsung, Microsoft, Intel, Sony, Volkswagen, Ford and General Motors could have been […]

    ‘Polluters Must Pay’: UN Chief Calls for Windfall Tax on Fossil Fuel Profits to Address Climate and Cost-of-Living Crises

    ‘Polluters Must Pay’: UN Chief Calls for Windfall Tax on Fossil Fuel Profits to Address Climate and Cost-of-Living Crises

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres issued a bold proposal during his opening remarks to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday: tax fossil fuel companies to help those suffering from the climate and cost-of-living crises.  Guterres’ proposal, also known as a windfall tax, comes at the close of a summer that saw extreme weather events worldwide and […]

    Al Gore Calls Head of World Bank a ‘Climate Denier’

    Al Gore Calls Head of World Bank a ‘Climate Denier’

    Yesterday, at a New York Times-organized climate change event that coincided with the United Nations General Assembly, former Vice President Al Gore said President Biden should work to remove World Bank President David Malpass, referring to him as a “climate denier,” reported The New York Times. Later, during a panel discussion, Malpass refused to respond […]

    Climate Change Creates Favorable Conditions for Brain-Eating Amoeba

    Climate Change Creates Favorable Conditions for Brain-Eating Amoeba

    Naegleria fowleri is a rare and dangerous single-cell organism that typically lives in freshwater or soil — specifically, warm water or soil. So as temperatures climb around the world due to climate change, the deadly Naegleria fowleri can spread in locations it isn’t normally found. As explained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

    New Database Tracks Fossil Fuels Globally

    New Database Tracks Fossil Fuels Globally

    A new public database called the Global Registry of Fossil Fuels now tracks fossil fuels, including their emissions as well as production and reserves, around the world. The first database of its kind, it is designed to provide more insight into current fossil fuel projects and the remaining carbon budget. It was launched this week […]