Thursday, December 12, 2019

Africa and the Paris Agreement: Which Way Forward?

While some African countries are among the 86 Parties that had ratified the Agreement by Oct. 27, an analysis revealed that most African NDCs are vague in their adaptation and mitigation aspirations.

First Statewide Carbon Tax Is What Our Climate Moment Demands

Climate scientists like me need to be clear about the global danger. Putting a price on CO2 would slow warming more effectively than any other policy tool we have available.

Hurricane Mathew vs. Shock and Awe of Empire

Too many other good men and women have lost their limbs, eyes and even their brains because of phony Shock and Awe con men who they believed in.
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WATCH: DOJ Must Investigate Use of Force Against #DAPL Resistance

Tribal Chair of the Standing Rock Sioux calls on the Justice Department to launch an investigation into the use of force against those resisting the Dakota Access pipeline.

Remember This When You Talk About Standing Rock

Yes, everyone should be talking about climate change. But we deserve to survive because our lives are worth defending in their own right — not simply because “this affects us all.”

30 Powerful Photos Show Standoff Between Militarized Police and Dakota Access Pipeline Protestors

The Dakota Access Pipeline is a direct threat to the life, rights and water of the Standing Rock Sioux.

Arrested Pipeline Protesters Reportedly Detained Inside Dog Kennels

Since Thursday, at least 142 activists have been arrested while protesting against the North Dakota oil pipeline.

Activists Protest Outside CNN Demanding Fair and Accurate Reporting on Standing Rock

CNN, as well as most other mainstream media outlets, have failed to report on nearly any development of the pipeline dispute.

This Natural Disaster Assistance Law Is Why Other States Are Policing Dakota Access Pipeline...

“The world is watching the violence of local police at the Camp at Standing Rock — and we are horrified.”

The Injustice at Standing Rock Is an American Story

I'm angry. White people in Oregon are acquitted while Native people in North Dakota are attacked by riot police from five states. And our politicians are preoccupied.