Tuesday, January 25, 2022

A guide to climate reparations

Reparations, debt cancellation, and climate justice are all regular features in climate solutions—but what do they mean in practice?

California is the world’s number one importer of Amazonian oil, report finds

Tracking oil exports in the Amazon identified that the majority of Amazonian oil comes from Ecuador and ends up in the hands of large California-based corporations.

The anti-empire report #159: The mind of the mass media

What is it that motivates such people? I think it’s mainly that they realize that blame for much of environmental damage can be traced, directly or indirectly, to corporate profit-seeking behavior, an ideology to which they are firmly committed.

‘The law is on our side’: Extinction Rebellion celebrates dropped charges against 105 climate...

Ultimately, the environmental movement expects the cases of over 1,000 activists arrested in London last month will be discontinued.

A massive oil spill helped one billionaire avoid paying income tax for 14 years

Phyllis Taylor’s company is responsible for the longest-running oil spill in U.S. history. That’s been a disaster for the Gulf of Mexico — but a tax bonanza for Taylor.

Exxon now wants to write the rules for regulating methane emissions

The current regulatory system in America does not protect the public interest.

Community efforts to clean up contaminated water in one California town

“Lawmakers need to figure out better ways to balance the interests of industry with protecting people’s health.”

Corporations don’t have to pay pollution fines during Covid-19

Not surprisingly, a number of companies that do not have to pay the fines they agreed to are ones with deep ties to the Trump administration.
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At major march in Madrid, indigenous & youth activists slam global leaders for climate...

Protesters marched through Madrid’s city center Friday night in a massive climate demonstration led by indigenous leaders and youth activists.

Pope Francis Plea for Climate Action Revives Concept of 'The Commons' to Rethink Economy...

Pope Francis has recently visited the Philippines, a country that has been dramatically influenced by climate change, in order to give Vatican talks and teachings about the warming of our Earth.