Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Monsanto’s Evil Twin: Disturbing Facts About the Fertilizer Industry

The currently catastrophic, but largely unrecognized, greenhouse gas damage from chemical farms and industrial food production and distribution must be reversed.
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Bernie Proposes Nationwide Ban on Fracking

Bernie Sanders focuses on the environmental issue of fracking this week while campaigning in New York and Pennsylvania.

97% of Endangered Species Threatened by 3 Common Pesticides

The Center for Biological Diversity, as well as a number of farmworkers, child-safety and environmental advocacy groups, sent a letter to the EPA last month urging it to ban several organophosphate pesticides that are currently under review.

Climate Rally for Bernie Sanders Draws 1,000 Anti-Fracking Activists in Upstate New York

It was a moment when elements of the grassroots anti-fracking movement in New York State joined hands with the larger political groundswell behind the Sanders campaign.

Keystone Pipeline Leaked Thousands More Gallons of Oil Than Originally Reported

The new report of how many gallons of oil were spilled show that initial results underestimated the leak - by 9,000%.

Sorry, Feds: Kids Can Sue Over Climate Negligence, Judge Says

"This will be the trial of the century that will determine if we have a right to a livable future, or if corporate power will continue to deny our rights for the sake of their own wealth."

Clinton’s Troublesome Record On Climate

Overall, Clinton's leadership has involved strong ties to corporations deeply vested in climate inaction, and the apparent execution of their climate agenda.

Top Hillary Clinton Campaign Fundraiser Lobbies for Offshore Drilling in Israel

Clinton says she supports a Department of Justice investigation of ExxonMobil and yet she takes money from an Exxon lobbyist.

Tigers Declared “Functionally Extinct” in Cambodia

Cambodia will attempt to reintroduce tigers into a protected forest in order to bring them back from the brink of extinction.

Congressman Wants to Sell Wildlife Refuge to Private Developers

Rob Bishop wants to allow private interests to develop on Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, the fourth most popular wildlife refuge in the National Wildlife system.