COMAYAGUA, Honduras (AP) — The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him. After being...
Alexander Verbeek 🌍🇺🇸
“After being forcibly separated at the border by government officials, sexually abused in U.S. foster care and deported, the once bright and beaming...” 3-year old girl now “won’t even look at her father”
Rare earth elements and metals used in cell phones, supercomputers and more are sitting on the ocean floor, ready to be mined by multiple countries. So why is the U.S. on the sidelines?
Alexander Verbeek 🌍🌊
The race to get rare earth elements from the ocean floor.
Who cares about the environmental damage? Hundreds, or more, of still unknown species are at risk.
Please share your thoughts.
#oceans #biodiversity #mining #rareearth #environment pic.twitter.com/iZFplw6ddx
Riksbank says Queensland and Western Australia, as well as Canada’s Alberta, ‘not known for good climate work’
Alexander Verbeek 🌍🇸🇪 🇦🇺 🇨🇦
Sweden’s central bank has sold off bonds from:
- Western Australia
- the oil-rich Canadian province of Alberta
because greenhouse gas emissions in both countries are considered too high
#ClimateEmergency #bushfires #divest pic.twitter.com/x140UKQ69L
As flames threatened the doors of suburban Sydney and destroyed homes across NSW and Queensland this week, there seemed to be a change in the relationship between bushfires and politics.
Alexander Verbeek 🌍🇦🇺
“This week, it seemed, was a turning point in the relationship between bushfires and politics ...
... many Australians decided that climate change is an existential threat to their way of life”.
#bushfires #bushfiresNSW #Australia #drought pic.twitter.com/YCr9EkTbUf
The government opts for conflict rather than change, while suppressing details on the implications of its climate inaction
Alexander Verbeek 🌍🇦🇺
‘Australia’s climate stance is inflicting criminal damage on humanity’
By 2030 Australia will be responsible for 13% of global emissions
Its fossil fuel industries are subsidised annually by about US$29bn
#bushfires #NSWfires #NSW #ClimateChange pic.twitter.com/M3zryhAERy