Mankind has tended to Trifle with Potentially major concerns !

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Too many , even in authority, have become indifferent to the major problems beginning to manifest. Matters like major Climate Change, rising sea levels, etc have been aired but too many couldn't care-less on probable ramifications to many places round the World. The costs & effects could well be massive & on-going!

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VICE News Investigate the True Cost of Climate Denial this IS serious stuff that will, inevitably, bite us all in the ass! Insurance costs will dramatically rise with may properties becoming uninsurable! True Cost, Vice News, Big Oil, Self Centered, World Problems, News Media, World Leaders, Denial, Investigations

VICE News Investigate the True Cost of Climate Denial

Here's how much it would cost if climate change wrecked your city

Some feedback from the Finnish president on his visit to the United States - The Washington Post Governor Of California, World Athletics, Freedom Of The Press, French President, 70th Anniversary, National League, Republican Party, The Washington Post, Climate Change

Trump Is Spreading Fear Because He Fears Impeachment

Trump's thirst for causing damage is equaled only by his power to do so.

It's Time For Corporate America To Stand Up To Republican Climate Deniers Corporate America, One Wish, Cause And Effect, Call To Action, World Leaders, Trifle, Global Warming, Betrayal, Ecology

It's Time For Corporate America To Stand Up To Republican Climate Deniers

It's Time For Corporate America To Stand Up To Republican Climate Deniers "AND SO SAY ALL OF US"! Not much money to be made, after all, when all the liquidity is in the tight-fisted hands of the few! This is where and when the "wake-up call" must start ! As more are destined to poverty and brutal serfdom there is not much solace for corporates there ! This is where the cudgels come-out and people have to say it as it is !

Sea level rise is becoming inevitable as huge areas of ice melt away. The short term evidence of coastal inundation must worsen leaving many countries with huge populations scrambling for higher ground. The ramifications will be enormous. All Time Low, All About Time, Sound Science, Sea Ice, Sea Level Rise, Inevitable, Global Warming, Mother Earth, Climate Change

Dahr Jamail: Billions of People Will Be Displaced by Sea Level Rise

Entire megacities on the coast, like New York and Tokyo, will have to be relocated entirely, or completely abandoned to the sea.

In less than three months, residents in South African city could be lining up for rationed water under armed guards. "Is this the new normal? Sound Science, Tree Trunks, Cause And Effect, The New Normal, Greenhouse Gases, Natural Resources, Cape Town, Mother Earth, Climate Change

Climate Bellwether? With Cape Town Almost Out of Water, "Day Zero" Looms

In less than three months, residents in South African city could be lining up for rationed water under armed guards. "Is this the new normal?"

He’s Leading D.’s Movement for Climate Action—and He’s a High School Senior Sound Science, United Nations Headquarters, Great Speakers, Global Awareness, Self Centered, Climate Action, Experiential, High School Seniors, Young People

He’s Leading D.C.’s Movement for Climate Action—and He’s a High School Senior

Jerome Foster II is the 17-year-old helming the Fridays for Future strike in Washington, D.C., the founder of the OneMillionOfUs movement to mobilize young voters, and the voice of a generation demanding climate action now.

Are you a strong swimmer? Rapid melting of Antarctic ice could push sea levels up 10 feet worldwide within two centuries, "recurving" heavily populated coastlines and essentially reshaping the world, the Associated Press reported Friday. Leeds University, Ice Sheet, Sea Level Rise, World Problems, Two Decades, Environmental Issues, Antarctica, Global Warming, Renewable Energy

'Utterly Terrifying': Study Affirms Feedback Loop Fears as Surging Antarctica Ice Loss Tripled in Last Five Years

"The most robust study of the ice mass balance of Antarctica to date," scientists say, "now puts Antarctica in the frame as one of the largest contributors to sea-level rise."

'Haters Gonna Hate and Deniers Will Deny': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg Hit Back at Mnuchin Global Awareness, World Economic Forum, Environmentalist, Gap Year, Environmental Issues, World Leaders, Social Justice, Alexandria, Thought Provoking

Greta Thunberg on Climate: "If We Can Save the Banks, We Can Save the World"

"The money is there. What we lack now is political will and social will,” Thunberg said.

Climate change is a bigger threat than coronavirus, says UN Secretary General Planta Vascular, Fire Image, California Wildfires, Mother Earth News, Climate Change Effects, Gas And Electric, Questions, Global Warming, Public Domain

Russia’s Burning! Climate Change Is to Blame - The Moscow Times

Opinion | Summer wildfires are nothing new in Siberia, but bigger environmental changes are afoot.

As Siberia Burns, Russia Chokes - Read online for free. While forest fires are no rarity in Siberia, climate scientists stated that this year’s fires spread particularly aggressively due to a combination of strong winds and the unusually hot summer. Global Awareness, Actions Speak Louder, Climate Change Effects, Strong Wind, Natural Phenomena, Ecology, Something To Do, Burns, Isaiah 14

As Siberia burns, Russia chokes

While forest fires are no rarity in Siberia, climate scientists stated that this year’s fires spread particularly aggressively due to a combination of strong winds and the unusually hot summer.

We have to recognise that we are "part of the whole" and if we are to survive we have to work in harmony with nature and NOT simply demand we change nature! We have been forewarned we will pay dearly if we fail to heed that message! Live Earth, Trust Fund, Faith In Humanity, Natural Resources, Worlds Of Fun, Social Justice, Ecology, Mother Earth

How to Restore Our Relationship to Earth - YES! Magazine

We must reduce our burden on Earth’s regenerative systems by approximately 40 percent.

United Nations climate change report warns we must rethink how we produce our food—and quickly Climate Change Report, Climate Change Effects, Global Food Security, Calorie Dense Foods, Food Policy, Global Awareness, Animal Agriculture, Food System, Sustainable Food

To tackle climate change, we need to rethink our food system

A new United Nations report finds that we must change our food system quickly to mitigate the most devasting effects of climate change.

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Climate Crisis Disasters Now Occur Weekly, UN Warns

The Sunrise Movement declared: "This is an emergency. We need political leadership that acts like it."

Bernie Sanders Proposes Emergency Version Of ‘Medicare For All’ For The Pandemic Now off the campaign trail, the senator joined Rep. Pramila Jayapal to float a temporary universal health care program. Health Care For All, Elective Surgery, Republican Leaders, Hip Replacement, Running For President, The Millions, Medical Care, Bernie Sanders, Proposal

Bernie introduces legislation to provide health care for all during pandemic - NationofChange

“During this unprecedented crisis, no one in America should delay seeking medical care because of the cost. If this pandemic has taught us anything, it is that we are only as safe as the least-insured among us.”

Conflicting Data: How Fast Is the World Losing its Forests? Global Awareness, Amazon Rainforest, Environmentalist, World's Biggest, Global Warming, Pacific Northwest, Climate Change, Forests, Farming

Lifting sugarcane farming ban would be ‘last straw’ for Amazon rainforest

'If passed, the bill will be a tragedy for forests and for the biofuel industry in Brazil – the image of which will be damaged to the brink of no return'