Sunday, January 19, 2020

How one Utah community fought the fracking industry—and won

“Speak out, pull together like-minded neighbors, organize and don’t give up.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

U.S. Senators introduce Bear Protection Act

While 40 states currently have laws to address this heinous type of trade, having national legislation would make a global statement about the wrongfulness of this abuse towards bears.

Bernie and AOC urge Trump to stop delaying disaster relief aid for Puerto Rico

“Let us be clear: Postponing the disbursement of this vital assistance any longer—in the face of the humanitarian needs of Puerto Rico—is simply shameful.”

The well-funded, well-orchestrated climate change-denial movement

"The climate change counter movement, as I call it, is really an add-on to the already-existing conservative movement in the United States."

Big data, big oil and white supremacy: Unveiling the dark forces behind Trump’s 2020...

In his new solo performance piece “The Truth Has Changed,” the “Gasland” director raises an alarm: The Democrats are ill-prepared for Trump’s oncoming misinformation campaign.

To help Australia, look to Aboriginal fire management

Cultural burning is proactive, while Western-style controlled burning, also called hazard reduction burning, is reactive.

Climate movement targets Wall Street to stop driving fossil fuel industry’s expansion

It's no secret that the driving force behind the fossil fuel industry's expansion is the financial industry. But the nation's leading climate...

Louisiana landowners appeal Bayou Bridge Pipeline’s right to seize their land after trespassing

“It is surprising to many people that pipeline companies have been handed the extraordinary power of eminent domain over Louisiana landowners."

House Dems introduce the CLEAN Future Act

This new proposal aims to have the U.S. reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.