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Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different | Time

‘Let’s imagine for a moment that we’ve reached the middle of the century. It’s 2050, and we have a moment to reflect—the climate fight remains the consuming battle of our age, but its most intense phase may be in our rearview mirror. And so we can look back to see how we might have managed to dramatically change our society and economy. We had no other choice.’

Source: Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different | Time

Al Gore: Youth Activists Are Demanding Action Against Climate Change. It’s Time For Us to Listen | Time

‘…Humanity is now spewing more than 110 million tons of global warming pollution every day into the exceedingly thin shell of atmosphere that surrounds our planet as if it were an open sewer. The extra heat energy being trapped on earth and exacerbated by man-made climate change is now equal to what would be released by 500,000 Hiroshima-class atomic bombs exploding on earth every single day, according to James Hansen, a leading climate scientist.’

Source: Al Gore: Youth Activists Are Demanding Action Against Climate Change. It’s Time For Us to Listen | Time

Curbs on Methane, Potent Greenhouse Gas, to Be Relaxed in U.S. | The New York Times

“…The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule aims to eliminate federal requirements that oil and gas companies install technology to detect and fix methane leaks from wells, pipelines and storage facilities. It would also reopen the question of whether the E.P.A. had the legal authority to regulate methane as a pollutant.”