AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Fossil Fuels were given a 15 year phase out period before assets were left in the ground before Covid 19. When the World’s economic activity ceased, oil assets became useless. We’re all lockdown and have no use for oil. It’s good for the environment and People. Investors in oil and producers will continue to suffer as we assess our future energy needs as the World’s skies clear and our lungs health improves. Assets will be left in the ground. Next?

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/21/upshot/virus-deflation-negative-oil-prices.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Delhi, another polluted city , in a Country that takes 3 rd place, behind China & USA , breathes clean air for the first time in decades. Prior to the Pandemic, particles were at 900 and now they’re at 20? Does anyone want to go back to the old ways. The time to transition to cleaner healthier air is now. Let’s not forget, viruses are carried by pollutants too! Also, underlying asthma makes you more susceptible to a Covid 19 infection. Worldwide heealth & healthcare will become a priority along with lower Carbon Emissions. There is a direct correlation between them!

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/11/positively-alpine-disbelief-air-pollution-falls-lockdown-coronavirus

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Planting a Trillion trees is an interesting , impractical idea. In European’s forests, they’re not sure what trees to plant, do they need controlled burns? They’re debating the devastation that awaits and trying to clear the forest floor. Change in farming patterns and the spread of fires are contributing to more forest burn. There is no easy solutions for Europe

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/05/climate/forests-europe-climate-changed.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The valley of the Himalayas may see a decline in water to 1.4 billion people. Grasses are noted at the base of the Himalayas & that’s bad news for water runoff into 10 tributaries that form from glacial ice. We need to be serious about ClimateChange & Mitigating it!

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/10/grass-growing-around-mount-everest-as-global-heating-intensifies

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Have Murray Industry former employees received back pay & their Pensions? Before & while going into Bankruptcy, Murray, a close friend & supporter of President Trump, paid himself & hissuccessors in excess of $30 million, Millions went to Climate denier organizations & to support deregulation of toxic products

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/17/climate/murray-energy-climate-denial-coal.html

America Speaks TheVoiceOfJoyce #Another deadly climate event. How many can we suffer before realizing we must control Carbon Emissions? China is the largest emitter, followed by US & India. It is cheaper, more productive & profitable to use renewables

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/11/cyclone-bulbul-deaths-millions-displaced-india-bangladesh

#AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce #Scientists are taking their news public, ourWorld is in Climate Crisis. If we act quickly, we can prevent extinctions.”We the People” need to choose Statesmen & women wisely. We can’t afford to rely on business as usual, it is killing us! Read the charts there is a way forward!

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/05/climate-crisis-11000-scientists-warn-of-untold-suffering

America Speaks TheVoiceOfJoyce #PG&E does not seem able to maintain their Power Lines & even blackouts don’t disable live power feeds sparking many of the fires. Nationalizing this utility & developing renewables & safer housing density should be California priority! #LivesCount

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/02/southern-california-wildfires-maria-winds-ventura-county

#AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce #Trumps goal more profits for business & poor health & low wages for employees/citizens. Since 2001, Labor rules have been weakened & now now protections of our air and water have been weakened as well. More Pollution, more health problems & less money to pay for quality of life

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/31/climate/epa-coal-ash.html

#AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce #UK takes major step toward “Green Energy “, Fracking has been banned citing economic waste, earth quake tremors & toxicity to ground water. If it’s not safe, it can’t be done!

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/02/fracking-banned-in-uk-as-government-makes-major-u-turn