No. 209, Nov. 4, 2021
Hello Revelator readers,
The push to divest big investments from fossil fuels has “turned into what’s probably the biggest anti-corporate campaign in history,” says Bill McKibben. Read about the big month in divestment.
Countless species face new threats in a warming world. As governments gather for the latest United Nations climate conference, here’s what we know about how climate change will affect plants and animals.
Communities of color face disproportionate harms from climate change, writes Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate in her new book, A Bigger Picture. We have an exclusive excerpt.
From the archives:
Biodiversity conservation needs to be informed by science, but that science isn’t equally available to all people around the world. Do conservation and ecology journals use ethical publication models?
Subscriber bonus: The Wild 5
Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. Zero Deforestation Commitment at COP26: Empty Promises or a Workable Plan? (Deutsche Welle)
2. Nearly 90 Countries Join Pact to Slash Planet-Warming Methane Emissions (Reuters)
3. EPA Withheld Reports of Substantial Risk Posed by 1,240 Chemicals (The Intercept)
4. Inside the Effort to Save a Tiny, Endangered Turtle in Western Mass. (WBUR)
5. 10 Facebook Publishers Responsible for Nearly 70% of Climate Change Denial Content (Earther)
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