Best-selling author Naomi Klein examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts continue to shape political momentum to tackle climate change; Obama’s attempt to be a climate leader at the COP 21 meeting in Paris; and the potential for new Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
“Organizing is intertwined with our survival as a people, and that can’t take a back seat."
"The commitment to build a pipeline in 2018 when we are in climate crisis is a crime against future generations."
Iran has become the 9th country to ban the use of animals in circus acts.
Years before Exxon Valdez, documents show Exxon’s imperial oil prioritized public image overspill impacts
Nineteen years after Imperial dealt with the Arrow oil spill in Canada, the grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker released 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound.
“It is not a radical idea to demand that when people in the world’s richest country turn on their taps, the water they drink is free of toxic chemicals.”
Flint has received relatively little media and public attention in the last few months, but residents there are still without clean drinking water and have been for years now.
"The basic idea is, I think, completely defensible – in fact, essential."
This climate denial–tobacco connection is not unusual.
I would like to see the major environmental organizations participate in the Washington march and speak about the political issues of climate change.