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www.theguardian.com Five Just Stop Oil activists receive record sentences for planning to block M25

Campaigners receive longest ever sentences for non-violent protest after being convicted of conspiracy to cause public nuisance

Five Just Stop Oil activists receive record sentences for planning to block M25

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Five Just Stop Oil activists receive record sentences for planning to block M25
  • There's more people complaining about those protesting the climate than doing literally anything about it. Be the change you want to see and don't poo poo others who go about the same goal in a different way.

    Say it with me: we need a diversity of tactics.

  • Feathered friend rule

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    Is there an equivalent to BookShop.org that connects Canadians to independent bookstores?

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    themarkup.org Michiganโ€™s โ€œFair and Reasonableโ€ Reforms Allowed Car Insurers to Charge More in Black Neighborhoods โ€“ The Markup

    An investigation by The Markup and Outlier Media found lawmakers created loopholes big enough to drive through

    Michiganโ€™s โ€œFair and Reasonableโ€ Reforms Allowed Car Insurers to Charge More in Black Neighborhoods โ€“ The Markup
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    Are invasive spotted lanternflies hitching rides across state lines?

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    Five Just Stop Oil activists receive record sentences for planning to block M25
  • Our prisons are designed for revenge and punishment not just to those going to prison, but to have a terrifying affect on others.

    So ironically, the use of 5 years prison time is the real terrorism, in the literal sense of trying to make people terrified of protesting and of putting someone in a cage for 5 years.

  • Nuclear too slow to replace coal, and baseload โ€œsimply canโ€™t competeโ€ with wind and solar, AEMO boss says
  • I certainly agree that we've gotten much better at safely producing and storing. However, with climate change worsening, we continue to have unprecedented natural disasters in unexpected areas which concerns me the most.

  • Because that's how it works, right?

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    Wealth Tax to Fund the Green Transition
  • We have structured our businesses and governments to have a hierarchy where naturally the person at the top has the most authority. Then, we reward the social dominators in society by setting up the perfect system for those who crave authority to achieve authority over others.

    As long as this continues, the next violent weirdo who wants maximum authority will fill the job. Since people like that exist and humans are fallable, then we shouldn't let anybody have that much power.

  • Microblog Memes @lemmy.world ๐—ง๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ *๐‘ฃ๐‘’๐‘Ÿ๐‘ฆ ๐‘๐‘ข๐‘ โ„Ž๐‘’๐‘‘ ๐‘‘๐‘œ๐‘ค๐‘› @slrpnk.net

    Small steps make a difference.

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    A Solarpunk Strip-Mall

    Source: @joan_de_art

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    Heat, humidity, wildfires: what the weather report reveals about your health risks

    thenarwhal.ca How to read the weather report in an era of climate change | The Narwhal

    Summer weather is getting more dangerous as the planet heats. How do we measure our health risks?

    How to read the weather report in an era of climate change | The Narwhal
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    Jimmy would rather see butterflies and eat fresh produce.
  • Imo what you're saying is reasonable not just for kids but for everyone - we need spaces for outdoor recreation and sport. And that includes some amount of native grasses. That being said, if you go through a suburb, most lawns are not used for that purpose and certainly, almost every boulevard is wasted. Many neighbourhoods either lack public parks, or the parks are not safely accessible by bicycle.

    That's where the whole nolawn discussion comes in: to stop making lawns the default. They have a place, but we're overdoing it to the point of pushing out native species and pollinators such as bees and butterflies.

  • "If there's already so many retail booze outlets in #Ontario why is your gov't wasting $1B breaking contracts, privatizing the LCBO, and forcing a strike?"

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    Jimmy would rather see butterflies and eat fresh produce.

    Edit: ugh, the creator made this with AI

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    Can we air condition our way out of extreme heat? part 1: a primer on air conditioning
  • This was a great, succinct article. Here are a few key points that I noticed:

    The important result here is that the efficiency of your air conditioner decreases as โˆ†T increases โ€” e.g., as the outside temperature goes up.

    the work required to keep your house at a fixed temperature Tc increases with the square of the temperature difference between inside and outside temperature, ฮ”Tยฒ.

    Letโ€™s use the same numbers from the previous example: you want to keep your house at 75F. If climate change has increased the outside temperature from 96F to 100F, the energy your air conditioner consumes increases by (100-75)2/(96-75)2 = 252/212 โ€” this is an increase in energy consumption of 42%!

    Averaged over an entire day, the increase will be less than this because โˆ†T is smaller for much of the day (e.g., at night) But the result is robust: climate change is driving exponentially increasing energy demand for cooling.

    People with financial means, who work in air-conditioned offices and live in climate-controlled homes, can handle rising temperatures by simply paying for more electricity.

    However, a significant portion of the global population lives the hot life. These people live in homes without air conditioning, work outdoors or in warehouses or kitchens with no climate control.

  • Former Trump staffers are โ€˜on the battlefieldโ€™ for a Canadian fossil fuel giant

    thenarwhal.ca Former Trump staffers say they shaped TC Energy tactics | The Narwhal

    TC Energyโ€™s alleged hobnobbing with spy agency and lobbying strategy revealed in leaked recording

    Former Trump staffers say they shaped TC Energy tactics | The Narwhal
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    Former Trump staffers are โ€˜on the battlefieldโ€™ for a Canadian fossil fuel giant

    thenarwhal.ca Former Trump staffers say they shaped TC Energy tactics | The Narwhal

    TC Energyโ€™s alleged hobnobbing with spy agency and lobbying strategy revealed in leaked recording

    Former Trump staffers say they shaped TC Energy tactics | The Narwhal
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    China On Track To Meet 2030 Renewable Energy Targets By The End Of 2024 - The Renewable Energy Institute
  • In my opinion, there are greater influences than voter turnout on climate policy. The corporate lobbying, aggressive PR, and disinformation has influenced the state more than any vote. There have historically been no candidates to even vote for that cared about global warming.

    And the oil and gas corporations themselves have influenced voters in the same way. Embedding oil into masculinity, lack of global warming discussion in the monopolized media outlets, etc.... Attempts to keep information and awareness from the average voter and make us doubt global warming and even defend oil companies.

    IMO, the American state's impulse to protect capital and monopoly is the primary reason the climate response has been so poor.

  • Baskethedge: Fight erosion with living structures

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    1. Car Insurance is Too Cheap

    Any reason for the downvotes or is it a reaction to the title?

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    Greening Cities with Kotchakorn Voraakhom - Unf*cking the Future

    www.iheart.com Greening Cities with Kotchakorn Voraakhom - Unf*cking the Future | iHeart

    <p>As the world heats up, our cities need to adapt. Today we speak with Thai landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom on how she's designing new, more resilient urban environments in her homebase of Bangkok.ย <br><em>Show notes from Chris:</em></p> <p>ย </p> <ul> <li>Sadly, our cities are increasingly...

    Greening Cities with Kotchakorn Voraakhom - Unf*cking the Future | iHeart
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    Growing Kale from Seed to Harvest in Containers - Step by Step

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    www.bostonglobe.com Blocking a bike lane? Local social media accounts are *eager* to call you out. - The Boston Globe

    Cyclists who pedal around Greater Boston are accustomed to seeing cars, trucks, and everything else on wheels hogging the bike lanes.

    Blocking a bike lane? Local social media accounts are *eager* to call you out. - The Boston Globe
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    thenarwhal.ca Enbridge Gas is โ€˜fighting for its survivalโ€™ in Ontario | The Narwhal

    Energy giant Enbridge Gas is lobbying Ontario municipalities to ensure efforts to reduce emissions don't threaten its bottom line

    Enbridge Gas is โ€˜fighting for its survivalโ€™ in Ontario | The Narwhal
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    Refuse Dystopia

    bantu.social Kayedu X (@[email protected])

    Anexado: 1 imagem #solarpunk

    Kayedu X (@Kaedu00@bantu.social)
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