Green War (December 3, 2020) by Yutaka Yokoyama

The Green War Archive – December 3, 2020

Compiled and annotated by Yutaka Yokoyama
November 9, 2020 JUSTICE University of Texas at Austin:
&;New report reveals the devastating toll of COVID-19 in Texas prisons and jails / &; 80% of people who died from COVID-19 in county jails in Texas were pretrial and not convicted of a crime.&;
HEALTH Nutrition Facts / Dr. Michael Greger:
&;A significant percentage of hospitals surveyed had fast food restaurants inside them, with Krispy Kreme topping the list. Brilliant marketing, given that families surveyed in hospitals with McDonald’s were twice as likely to think McDonald’s was healthy—after all, they let it in a hospital.&;
MEMORY LANE NOAA-ESRL/Scripps (&;In-situ CO2 Data&;): November 9, 2020, CO2 412.06 ppm November 9, 2019, CO2 410.22 ppm November 9, 2018, CO2 407.28 ppm November 9, 2017, CO2 404.34 ppm November 9, 2016, CO2 403.07 ppm November 9, 2015, CO2 400.14 ppm November 9, 2010, CO2 388.26 ppm November 9, 2005, CO2 378.10 ppm November 9, 2000, CO2 367.87 ppm November 9, 1995, CO2 358.79 ppm November 9, 1992, CO2 353.65 ppm (year of UNFCCC) November 9, 1990, CO2 352.32 ppm November 9, 1980, CO2 336.78 ppm November 9, 1970, CO2 324.18 ppm November 9, 1960, CO2 315.07 ppm November 10, 2020 THE SCO ON CLIMATE JUSTICE Pakistan&;s Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of State Meeting:
&;We must pool our efforts to fight the threat posed by climate change. In all our efforts, the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities [emphasis added] remains paramount.&;
November 12, 2020 THE UN ON CLIMATE JUSTICE (1) UN Secretary-General António Guterres, to the annual ministerial meeting of the Group of 77 developing countries and China:
&;There is a duty on all to take climate action, under the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities [emphasis added] &;. We need to dramatically scale up public finance from developed countries &;. And we need to improve access to funding, particularly for least developed countries and small island developing States. These countries contributed least to global warming &;.&;
November 13, 2020 IN A NUTSHELL NOAA-NCEI / &;Assessing the Global Climate in October 2020&;:
&;Europe had its warmest October on record &;. The October average Arctic sea ice extent was the smallest for October on record &; surpassed the previous low record that was set only last year (2019) by 173,700 square miles. &; The Northern Hemisphere January-October land and ocean surface temperature was the warmest such period since global records began in 1880 &; Record warm January-October temperature departures were widespread across northern and southeastern Asia and across parts of Central and South America, Europe, the Indian, Atlantic and the western and northern Pacific oceans. &;&;
MEMORY LANE NOAA-ESRL/Scripps (&;In-situ CO2 Data&;): November 13, 2020, CO2 412.63 ppm November 13, 2019, CO2 410.34 ppm November 13, 2018, CO2 409.21 ppm November 13, 2017, CO2 404.66 ppm November 13, 2016, CO2 402.69 ppm November 13, 2015, CO2 402.30 ppm November 13, 2014, CO2 397.67 ppm November 13, 2013, CO2 395.56 ppm November 13, 2012, CO2 393.05 ppm November 13, 2011, CO2 390.22 ppm November 13, 2010, CO2 388.24 ppm November 13, 2000, CO2 367.93 ppm November 13, 1992, CO2 353.97 ppm (year of UNFCCC) November 13, 1990, CO2 352.84 ppm November 13, 1980, CO2 337.60 ppm November 13, 1970, CO2 323.72 ppm November 13, 1960, CO2 315.43 ppm THE UN ON CLIMATE JUSTICE (2) UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Report of the Joint Meeting of the 129th Session of the Programme / Paragraph 8, footnote for line u):
&;We reaffirm all the principles of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, including, inter alia, the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities [emphasis added], as set out in principle 7 thereof.&;
Principle 7 of the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development reads as follows:
&;States shall cooperate in a spirit of global partnership to conserve, protect and restore the health and integrity of the Earth&;s ecosystem. In view of the different contributions to global environmental degradation, States have common but differentiated responsibilities [emphasis added]. The developed countries acknowledge the responsibility that they bear in the international pursuit of sustainable development in view of the pressures their societies place on the global environment and of the technologies and financial resources they command.&;
November 14, 2020 THE THOMAN REPORT Rick Thoman, climate specialist at University of Alaska Fairbanks:
&;The beat goes on: at Utqiaġvik, every single day since Sept 9th has had an average temperature above the 1981-2010 normal. Why? Lack of sea ice in the Chukchi Sea south of 73N [73 degrees north of the Equator].&;
MEMORY LANE NOAA-ESRL/Scripps (&;In-situ CO2 Data&;): November 14, 2020, CO2 412.58 ppm November 14, 2019, CO2 410.55 ppm November 14, 2018, CO2 409.21 ppm November 14, 2017, CO2 405.01 ppm November 14, 2016, CO2 402.89 ppm November 14, 2015, CO2 400.35 ppm November 14, 2014, CO2 397.14 ppm November 14, 2013, CO2 395.00 ppm November 14, 2012, CO2 393.34 ppm November 14, 2011, CO2 390.54 ppm November 14, 2010, CO2 388.46 ppm November 14, 2000, CO2 368.76 ppm November 14, 1992, CO2 353.91 ppm (year of UNFCCC) November 15, 2020 NOAA-ESRL/Scripps (&;In-situ CO2 Data&;): November 15, 2020, CO2 412.44 ppm November 15, 2019, CO2 &; no data &; November 15, 2018, CO2 409.34 ppm November 15, 2017, CO2 405.02 ppm* November 15, 2016, CO2 405.07 ppm November 15, 2015, CO2 400.63 ppm November 15, 2014, CO2 397.46 ppm November 15, 2013, CO2 394.71 ppm November 15, 2012, CO2 393.52 ppm November 15, 2011, CO2 390.59 ppm November 15, 2010, CO2 388.62 ppm November 15, 2009, CO2 386.15 ppm November 15, 2008, CO2 383.97 ppm November 15, 1992, CO2 353.73 ppm (year of UNFCCC) November 15, 1990, CO2 352.80 ppm November 15, 1980, CO2 336.77 ppm November 15, 1960, CO2 314.94 ppm *Unusual in the record &; a number lower than the previous year. Email corrections/comments to yokoyama10[at]gmail[dot]com
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The Green War Archive – December 3, 2020

Compiled and annotated by Yutaka Yokoyama


November 9, 2020

JUSTICE

University of Texas at Austin:

“New report reveals the devastating toll of COVID-19 in Texas prisons and jails / … 80% of people who died from COVID-19 in county jails in Texas were pretrial and not convicted of a crime.”

HEALTH

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