Links for 12/23/23

Your Money Is Funding Fossil Fuels Without You Knowing It

Longboard France Histoire du Surfing

Bloomberg reveals stunning 42% wealth surge in global elite families

A Pocket Guide for Scientists: Handling Political Harassment and Legal Intimidation

AI companies have all kinds of arguments against paying for copyrighted content

You Should Have Been Here Yesterday – Official Trailer

Scientists hunt possible link between common plastic additive and autism and ADHD

Record ocean temperatures put Earth in ‘uncharted territory’, say scientists

Anchovies and Sardines Are a Climate Solution in a Can

Links for 12/10/23

The climate change we caused is here for at least 50,000 years – and probably far longer

Plastic bag recycling project gives up the ghost

Elon Says Copyright/AI Lawsuits Don’t Matter Because ‘Digital God’ Will Arrive Before They’re Decided

Tech doesn’t make our lives easier. It makes them faster

Alain Gardinier

“Kinda Crazy” celebrates the legendary Rip City Skates

If the first solar entrepreneur hadn’t been kidnapped, would fossil fuels have dominated the 20th century the way they did?

Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies Skyrocket To $7 Trillion

A Tribute to Chet Atkins

The Groovy Imitation Bands of 1960s Japanese Rock

Links for 12/3/23

COP28: How 7 policies could help save a billion lives by 2100

The end of Elon Musk

American Big Tech Has Enslaved Us | Aaron Bastani Meets Yanis Varoufakis

Climate conspiracy theories flourish ahead of COP28

Microplastic-eating plankton may be worsening crisis in oceans, say scientists

Gulf Stream weakening now 99% certain, and ramifications will be global

Solomon Islands prime minister says US must respect Pacific leaders

Topic: Economics You Can’t Put a Price on Nature

Fiji prime minister warns against US and China attempts to ‘polarise’ Pacific

CEO of biggest carbon credit certifier to resign after claims offsets worthless

The amazing Hook Island sea monster photos

The Myth of Artificial Intelligence

Links for 11/19/23

Tech doesn’t make our lives easier. It makes them faster

140-year-old ocean heat tech could supply islands with limitless energy

How global warming shakes the Earth: Seismic data show ocean waves gaining strength as the planet warms

Winold Reiss and the Congo Room— 1st Tiki Bar ? A Tiki Bar before they were called that

Elon Musk Unmasked: Shaping the Future (Part 4)

What can a software developer do about climate change?

The climate threat to California’s stored nuclear waste

Brave Kiwi woman’s morning swim with curious orcas

For Sale! Kitschy Time Capsule Pad, Perfect for Drinking Martinis All Day Long

‘It’s absolutely guaranteed’: the best and worst case scenarios for sea level rise

Indigenous nation in US seeks to block billion-dollar port project in Canada

Two Fed Up Redditors Launched a Site to Anonymously Rate Your Landlord

Dark City. The Real Los Angeles Noir

Links for 11/5/23

Extreme weather in a changing climate

Let’s redefine “Good Surfer”

New Report Calls Out Chemical Recycling as a ‘False Solution’ to the Plastics Crisis

The Material Power That Rules Computation (ft. Cory Doctorow)

Drought in Amazon reveals rocks with ancient human faces

America’s Osage Natives want you to know their story doesn’t end with Killers of the Flower Moon

The Videogame Industry is Larger Than Film and TV Combined, Why Aren’t They Paying Musicians Fairly?

A deaf whale is a dead whale

New vehicles a “privacy nightmare” where you consent to carmakers collecting data on behavioral, biological, even sexual activity

Why moving people out of harm’s way isn’t as easy as it might sound

New Zealand becomes first country to ban thin plastic bags for fresh produce from supermarkets

China on course to hit wind and solar power target five years ahead of time

One Guy’s Quest to Save the 1960s Time Capsule Homes of America

And now the weather: Cloudy with scattered showers of plastic

Links for 11/4/23

The Environmental Footprint of Bitcoin Mining Across the Globe: Call for Urgent Action

The Dirty Secret Behind the Hydrogen Hype

Why is the world ignoring Acapulco? | Will Bunch Newsletter

The urgent need for methane literacy

Envy’s hidden hand

What will happen to the Greenland ice sheet if we miss our global warming targets

Lost for words: fears of ‘catastrophic’ language loss due to rising seas

US puts Italy-sized chunk of Gulf of Mexico up for auction for oil drilling

DIY Dad Buys a Derelict Fixer-Upper, Restores the Forgotten 1920s General Store He Finds Inside It

Links for 10/28/23

Seeking Full Employment Without Falling Prey to Neoliberal Traps

‘License to hide’: Western plastic waste dumped in Myanmar

The sea is rising — and the clock is ticking

Two men are airlifted from the middle of the ocean after a tiny but deadly jellyfish stings them

The Videogame Industry is Larger Than Film and TV Combined, Why Aren’t They Paying Musicians Fairly?

Vintage Surfboard Collector Club @ The Boardroom Show 2023

From Morocco to Cuba, this Guy is Documenting the World’s Endangered Cinemas

How cars ruin wild animals’ lives

Dead before arrival: The governance of stratospheric aerosol injection

Australia faces unprecedented grassfires next summer ‘supercharged’ by global heating

Links for 10/22/23

Why September’s record-warm temperatures have scientists so worried

Amazon River falls to lowest in over a century amid Brazil drought

Palm Oil: The Ingredient Behind Human Rights Abuses and Eco-Destruction That’s Probably in Your Home Right Now

Behind The Lines North Vietnam And The United States

Meet the Indigenous Women Leading Conservation Efforts in the Great Barrier Reef

Am I nature or am I environment?

Fiji’s government may have changed, but the military is making it clear it will not go quietly

Links for 5/10/23

The Real History of the Luddites (Audio)

They ride exact replicas of Tom Blake’s 1920s wood surfboards

The Pentagon is the Elephant In the Climate Activist Room

A Warning On the Future of Music: with Author Ted Gioia

Study: Carbon offsets aren’t doing their job, overstate impact

Endless fallout: the Pacific idyll still facing nuclear blight 77 years on

Signs directing public access to Malibu beach only last eight days

Up to 70% of California beaches could disappear by end of the century

Meet the Surfing Girls of Iran

Nan Madol

Exxon just made record profits, also knew even more about climate change than we realized