Australia’s 🇦🇺 export of #FossilFuels like selling drugs to ‘maintain’ lifestyle, former top fire chief Greg Mullins says as he calls for fossil fuel #subsidies to be torn up https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2023/sep/06/australias-export-of-fossil-fuels-like-selling-drugs-to-maintain-lifestyle-former-top-fire-chief-says #Auspol
Had some time today to make some data updates to 'Are my third parties green?'.
About 40% (1249 of 3113) known third-party domains are green. That's up from ~15% when I first launched this project about 18 months ago.
CentralNic CEO calls on the domain name industry to do its part to tackle climate change:
💚 Happy to answer any questions on what it takes for a registry or registrar to become certified carbon neutral #climateaction #domainnames #carbonneutral
Elon Musk is killing ‘Environmental Twitter’: https://www.theverge.com/2023/8/17/23835629/elon-musk-environmental-twitter-abandons-x - certainly resonates with our experience
What a great initiative to support decarbonizing for low-income homes: https://www.canarymedia.com/articles/electrification/chicago-to-fund-electric-stoves-and-heat-pumps-for-lower-income-homes #climateaction
Ever wonder how trucks and SUVs came to dominate America's roadways? This analysis by @andrewvandam from the Washington Post explains how: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2023/04/07/trucks-outnumber-cars/
The synergy between spinach, sheep and solar panels. How agrivoltaics is great news for the planet: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/spinach-and-sheep-are-showing-us-that-solar-farms-aren-t-solely-for-green-energy-1.6900467
The largest tech firms in the world – have all vowed to confront the #ClimateCrisis & have each set goals to slash planet-heating #emissions. Yet they've also hired US lobbyists that work with the #FossilFuel companies worsening global heating https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jul/05/big-tech-vows-to-fight-climate-crisis-but-employs-fossil-fuel-linked-lobbyists
The Dutch 🇳🇱 government has won a legal battle to reduce the number of flights at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, in a blow to the airline industry 🛫 which fought against the rare attempt to curb air traffic on environmental grounds http://www.ft.com/content/16597642-2ec2-4c3f-9264-7f51b8b96701
The UN International Maritime Organization is meeting in the UK this week to discuss decarbonizing the shipping industry:
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-66064838 #netzero #carbonneutral
“Anyone insisting that you ‘calm down’ about climate change is living in denial about the catastrophes that are at our doorstep.”
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