A volcano has erupted on the Italian island of Stromboli, killing one person and sending frightened tourists fleeing. The victim is a male hiker who was hit by a falling stone, while other people were injured. The navy has been deployed for a possible mass evacuation, with 70 people already evacuated. The volcano is one of the most active on the planet and has been … Continue reading BBC: Stromboli: volcano erupts on Italian island
Philippines on earthquake and tsunami alert after giant 14ft oarfish washes up on shore THE Philippines is on earthquake and tsunami alert following the discovery of an almost 14ft oarfish on their shores. By CLAIRE ANDERSON PUBLISHED: 03:00, Tue, Jun 25, 2019 | UPDATED: 08:12, Tue, Jun 25, 2019 0 Oarfish: Geologist explains their ‘link’ to earthquakes Play Unmute Current Time 0:22 / Duration 0:31 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% FacebookTwitterShareFullscreen The … Continue reading Oarfish bring omen of an immanent earthquake
The debate over whether climate change will end life on Earth, explained. By Kelsey Piper Jun 13, 2019, 1:30pm EDT Is climate change going to end human civilization for good, and so soon that we may as well not bother saving for retirement? That’s the theory put forward in a recent viral Vice post: “New Report Warns ‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ Within 30 … Continue reading Vox: Will climate change kill everyone — or just lots and lots of people?
Sun & Sea, Lithuania’s contribution to the 2019 Venice Biennale. Photo: Neon Realism. So much art about climate change is bad. It’s preachy, literal, unimaginative, and hung up on aerial shots of floods or topographical maps. By contrast, Lithuania’s pavilion at the Venice Biennale, titled Sun & Sea (Marina), is a revelation. It is a chilling work about climate change that is also an opera … Continue reading ARTNET: It’s hard to make good art about climage change. Venice Biennale, Lithuanian Pavilion.
Robert Watson A colleague recently described how fish would swim into her clothing when she was a child bathing in the ocean off the coast of Vietnam, but today the fish are gone and her children find the story far-fetched. Another recalled his experiences just last year in Cape Town – one of the world’s most attractive tourism and leisure destinations – when more than 2 … Continue reading Guardian: Loss of biodiversity is just as catastrophic as climate change
#ClimateFacts #YEARSproject The YEARS Project Published on Mar 19, 2019 Huge swathes of the Arctic are turning black and scientists have finally discovered the reason why. Continue reading Black Carbon Ice
Activists to rally at parliament urging government to declare environmental emergency Mattha Busby @matthabusby Mon 29 Apr 2019 15.07 BST Momentum, the youth climate strikers and Extinction Rebellion are to unite in protest outside parliament on Wednesday as Labour calls on the Conservatives to declare an environmental emergency in a parliamentary vote. In the first explicit collaboration between the three groups, a coalition of activists and campaigners will rally … Continue reading the Guardian: Extinction Rebellion and Momentum join forces on climate crisis
Rescue operations are under way across Iran as the death toll from severe flooding has reached more than 60. There are new warnings that dams in some areas could overflow, causing more devastation. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced, and many are in urgent need of food, water, tents and blankets. The BBC spoke to people inside Iran about the situation. 05 Apr … Continue reading BBC: Iran floods: Homes and people swept away
Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction in southern Africa – video report The devastating cyclone that hit south-eastern Africa may be the worst ever disaster to strike the southern hemisphere, according to the UN. Cyclone Idai has swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe over the last few days, destroying almost everything in its path, causing devastating floods, ruining crops and killing and injuring thousands of people. More than … Continue reading Guardian: Cyclone Idai ‘might be southern hemisphere’s worst such disaster’
Earth-Shattering: Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, Biological Mayhem, Nuclear Meltdowns, And Other Hazards to Life in Our Universe. Bob Berman. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: Global warming, polar ice caps melting, general doom and gloom – well, how’s this for a cheery book title? “Earth-Shattering: Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, Biological Mayhem, Nuclear Meltdowns, And Other Hazards To Life In Our Universe.” Author Bob Berman joins us now from … Continue reading NPR interview: Earthshattering: Violent SuperNovas…and other hazards to our live in our universe