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Focus: 
Plastic pollution in 
the oceans

"This is a planetary crisis... we are ruining the ecosystem 
of the ocean," UN oceans chief Lisa Svensson -
BBC

The problem of plastic pollution is growing exponentially 
every year - PlasticOcean.org

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Plus other global initiatives -    link

The State of Our Planet  
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"From Shell's point of view, the debate is over. When 98% of scientists agree, who is Shell to say, 'Let's debate the science'?” John Hofmeister

2C - What does it mean?
 

Juliana lawsuit against U.S. Government - link

Divestment from fossil fuels campaign - link  
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Climate Walks. Connect to pages on the Climate walks to Tacloban (2014) and Paris COP-21 (2015)    link
Keystone XL pipeline

The tar sands contain enough carbon - 
240 gigatons - to add 120 ppm to the atmosphere

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  • Coal -  Half of Europe’s coal plants losing money
  • US Nuclear PowerVogtle project declared uneconomic
  • Plastics in the oceans - Over 200 nations commit to ending ocean plastic waste / Plastics industry knew its products were polluting oceans by 1970s
  • IEN page - Court orders DAPL spill response plan, with tribe's input
  • AgricultureGetting a better handle on methane emissions from livestock
  • EcosystemsSoil power! The dirty way to a green planet
  • What You Can Do -  Animal agriculture is choking the Earth and making us sick
  • Alberta TarsandsAlberta unveils rules for large carbon emitters
                   Young voices appeal for action

Severn Suzuki (age 12) speaks at the 1992 Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit  link

(See also the
speech by 13 year-old Felix Finkbeider of Germany in New York in 2011.)

Canadian student, Anjali Appadurai, offers
powerful appeal in Durban on behalf of the world's young people not in power for climate action now. 
 
 
2004 Pentagon report - climate change will destroy us. Pentagon says climate change over the next 20 years could result in a global catastrophe costing millions of lives in wars and natural disasters - read more   




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