14 WAYS TO TURN YOUR CORONAVIRUS CABIN FEVER INTO CLIMATE ACTION

In these times of unprecedented uncertainty, my to-do list helps me stay sane. It doesn't matter that I have no places to go or people...

Scooters return to their native habitat, and other brilliant coronavirus memes

SCOOTERS RETURN TO THEIR NATIVE HABITAT, AND OTHER BRILLIANT CORONAVIRUS MEMES

In the weeks since Italy's nationwide lockdown went into effect, reports of dolphins returning to the country's waterways and canals...

 
 
 

CRUISE LINES MISSED OUT ON THIS STIMULUS. GREEN GROUPS WANT CHANGES IF THEY'RE IN THE NEXT ONE

As the Diamond Princess sailed toward Yokohama, Japan, in early February, the novel coronavirus was spreading rapidly throughout the...

AN EFFORT TO BRING ‘ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE FOR ALL' GOES VIRTUAL

When Democratic U.S. Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva and A. Donald McEachin brought environmental justice advocates to Washington,...

 
 
 
‘We're the virus': The pandemic is bringing out environmentalism's dark side

‘WE'RE THE VIRUS': THE PANDEMIC IS BRINGING OUT ENVIRONMENTALISM'S DARK SIDE

“Coronavirus is Earth's vaccine. We're the virus.” As of today, this March 17 tweet, which referred to the drop in air and water pollution...

Democracy on hold: States are canceling public meetings amid coronavirus crisis

DEMOCRACY ON HOLD: STATES ARE CANCELING PUBLIC MEETINGS AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

On April 14, Rosemary Fuller had planned to speak at a public hearing held by Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection...

 
 
 

CAN ASIA'S INFECTIOUS DISEASE-PRODUCING WILDLIFE TRADE BE STOPPED?

For the past 40 years, the Chinese government has promoted the wild animal trade as a form of rural economic development. But the industry...

‘MISINFORMATION KILLS': THE LINK BETWEEN CORONAVIRUS CONSPIRACIES AND CLIMATE DENIAL

Scientific warnings are being ignored, misinformation is spreading, and prominent Republicans have said that addressing the problem...

 
 
 
In which humanity expresses its humanity

IN WHICH HUMANITY EXPRESSES ITS HUMANITY

Hey there, I have to be honest: I spent a lot of time thinking about whether to send this newsletter, whether to stick to the Shift...

THE ‘WATER IS LIFE' MOVEMENT JUST SCORED A BIG WIN AGAINST AN OIL PIPELINE

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Here's a bit...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS HAS CITY DWELLERS HEADING FOR THE HILLS. HERE'S WHY THEY SHOULD STAY PUT

In the beginning of March, as the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in New York City, Anne Hilton Purvis, a realtor with Coldwell...

In Texas, a half-baked plan to save the oil industry from a coronavirus-fueled crash

IN TEXAS, A HALF-BAKED PLAN TO SAVE THE OIL INDUSTRY FROM A CORONAVIRUS-FUELED CRASH

As oil prices cratered to an 18-year low last week , news leaked that oil and gas producers were asking Texas regulators to mandate...

 
 
 
Empty labs, abandoned research: Coronavirus puts climate science on hold

EMPTY LABS, ABANDONED RESEARCH: CORONAVIRUS PUTS CLIMATE SCIENCE ON HOLD

Imagine working on an experiment that was two years in the making, and then watching it all melt away just before you could finish...

AT LEAST THE CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PACKAGE ISN'T BAILING OUT THE OIL INDUSTRY

After more than a week of squabbling over what should go into the third coronavirus relief package, the White House and Senate leaders...

 
 
 

WHAT WILL ALL THIS CORONAVIRUS SACRIFICE MEAN FOR THE CLIMATE CAUSE?

Q. Dear Umbra, Can climate mobilization efforts benefit from the fear associated with the coronavirus pandemic? How might this public...

HE PREACHES THE GOSPEL OF CLIMATE JUSTICE

These days, we all could use a little good news - so we're presenting five of this year's Grist 50 Fixers, in depth. For a quick dose...

 
 
 

STARVED FOR HUMAN VOICES? LISTEN TO A PODCAST ABOUT WHALE SONGS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Like the image of a polar bear adrift on an ice floe, “save the whales” is an environmental cliché. At this point, there might be more...

GRETA THUNBERG SAYS IT'S ‘EXTREMELY LIKELY' SHE HAS CORONAVIRUS

Seventeen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is in recovery from a likely case of coronavirus. In an Instagram post,...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS PUMPS THE BRAKES ON THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE REVOLUTION

One of the starkest ways the coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life is its impact on transit: Simply put, we've stopped moving...

How a coronavirus stimulus package could bolster the economy and save the planet

HOW A CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PACKAGE COULD BOLSTER THE ECONOMY AND SAVE THE PLANET

The novel coronavirus is not only infecting people around the world, it's infecting the global economy. As you read this, likely from...

 
 
 



UK's youngest coronavirus victim announced as 13-year-old London schoolboy

UK's youngest coronavirus victim announced as 13-year-old London schoolboy

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton, sadly died at Kings College Hospital yesterday without any family members close by due to the highly infectious nature of Covid-19 Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk snubs Liverpool great Jamie Carragher with Twitter declaration

Virgil van Dijk snubs Liverpool great Jamie Carragher with Twitter declaration

Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk has joked with Jamie Carragher that his former Reds team-mate Sami Hyypia served as his biggest Anfield inspiration Read more ...

Matt Baker close to tears as he says goodbye to The One Show - watch video

Matt Baker close to tears as he says goodbye to The One Show - watch video

Matt Baker was clearly emotional as he waved goodbye to The One Show during his final... Read more ...

Elliot Stabler returns to Law & Order as Christopher Meloni lands SVU spin-off

Elliot Stabler returns to Law & Order as Christopher Meloni lands SVU spin-off

Elliot Stabler returns to Law & Order Elliot Stabler will be returning to Law & Order in the brand new spin-off SVU. That's right, Christopher Meloni has landed his own show... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Trump warns Americans to expect 'painful two weeks' due to...

Coronavirus: Trump warns Americans to expect 'painful two weeks' due to COVID-19 'plague'

Donald Trump has warned Americans to expect a "very painful two weeks" in the fight against coronavirus as the country's death toll peaks. Read more ...

Pape Diouf: Former Marseille president dies after contracting coronavirus

Pape Diouf: Former Marseille president dies after contracting coronavirus

Pape Diouf, the former president of Marseille, has sadly passed away at the age of 68 after contracting coronavirus Read more ...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star players leaving

EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES: Premier League clubs are holding back from asking first-team players to accept wage cuts or deferrals for fear of sparking a transfer frenzy by... Read more ...

Hollyoaks record coronavirus mental health special as stars film remotely

Hollyoaks record coronavirus mental health special as stars film remotely

Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks has recorded a special episode of the Don't Filter Feelings podcast during the coronavirus outbreak Read more ...

Man United consider sending Paul Pogba to Juventus in exchange for star who...

Man United consider sending Paul Pogba to Juventus in exchange for star who could revitalise their defence

Even with everything that's going on in the world right now, the talk of Paul Pogba leaving Man United this Summer is as relentless as ever. The arrival of Bruno Fernandes and... Read more ...

Pregnant inmates could be released from jails to protect their unborn babies...

Pregnant inmates could be released from jails to protect their unborn babies from coronavirus

The announcement follows mounting pressure from campaigners urging Justice Secretary Robert Buckland to release prisoners in England and Wales during the pandemic. Read more ...