Thursday, August 13, 2020

Dallas Goldtooth: The fight against DAPL is not over

“The fight against Energy Transfer Partners and its Dakota Access Pipeline is not over, nor is it an easy fight ahead.”
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This is not a drill: 700+ arrested as extinction rebellion fights climate crisis with...

Extinction Rebellion kicked off two weeks of protests in 60 cities worldwide, demanding urgent government action on the climate crisis.

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Boone, NC passes historic resolution: Ditch fossil fuels, go 100% clean energy

Just when we really needed some good news in the climate change battle.

The Bumblebee Could Be the Next Endangered Species

With a 90 percent population decline in the last two decades, the rusty patched bumblebee must be protected by the Endangered Species Act to survive.

A last resort that might work: Small town votes in community Bill of Rights...

Opposing a pipeline, residents in Waterville, Ohio, passed a new law to protect their right to clean air, water, and soil.
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Derailed train spills 230,000 gallons of crude into flooded Iowa river

Rock Valley acted quickly to shut off water wells following the spill and plans to drain the wells and use rural water until the well water tests safe.

Uh-Oh Monsanto: EU Glyphosate License Set to Expire this Month

Glyphosate may soon be off European shelves permanently.

Native People Waging Historic Struggle Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds of Native Americans have mobilized to oppose the construction of a major oil pipeline across the Missouri River.

Using Trump tax cut for good: Patagonia donates $10 million to the planet

"Instead of putting the money back into our business, we're responding by putting $10 million back into the planet. Our home planet needs it more than we do."