Climate Change

Financing of Meat and Dairy Giants Grows Thanks to Big American Banks

"The world’s biggest banks and investors are continuing to funnel billions of dollars to carbon-intensive industrial livestock companies, undermining their own pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions and fueling an ongoing boom in meat and milk production that threatens global climate goals."

Source: Inside Climate News, 07/03/2024

"Deadly Hurricane Beryl Churns Toward Jamaica, Causes 'Immense Destruction'"

"Hurricane Beryl barreled toward Jamaica as a powerful Category 4 storm on Tuesday after battering smaller islands in the eastern Caribbean, and scientists cited human-caused climate change as the likely culprit for the storm's rapid strengthening."

Source: Reuters, 07/03/2024

"Biden Proposes New Rule To Protect 36 Million Workers From Extreme Heat"

"President Joe Biden on Tuesday proposed a new rule to address excessive heat in the workplace, warning — as tens of millions of people in the U.S. are under heat advisories — that high temperatures are the country’s leading weather-related killer."

Source: AP, 07/03/2024


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