A group of young people pressing a novel legal strategy get another day in federal court.
The magnitude of this injustice is driving people to make sure their community’s voice is heard.
“This project sets us down a dangerous path of destroying the Arctic. An oil spill in the Arctic would be impossible to clean up and the region is already stressed by climate change.”
Sunoco spills crude more often than any of its competitors and has had more than 200 leaks since 2010.
It will take nearly four years to complete the process for withdrawal, meaning that the final decision will not happen until after the 2020 presidential election.
The leading force behind this wave of action is an organization called Sunrise Movement, which launched in 2016 with the immediate goal of making ambitious climate action a key issue in last year’s midterm elections.
Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, youth climate activists arrested at Pelosi’s office demanding Democrats embrace ‘Green...
"Ocasio-Cortez's decision to join the protesters and march on her own House leader sets a tone of urgency and combativeness that is rare on Capitol Hill."
Among other things, Wells defended the National Football League (NFL) in the infamous “Deflategate” matter as well as in litigation over the far more serious issue of concussions.
Park experts are now warning that the damage may take years to undo.
"They’re things like climate change, like global warming, like the Nuclear Posture Review, deregulation. These are real issues. But the Democrats aren’t going after those."