Sunday, July 25, 2021

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”

As US broils and Europe floods, media dismiss EU climate plan as ‘ambitious’

When humans seek to take aggressive action against this aggressive reality, reporters frame those goals as lofty and unlikely to succeed.

Coral disease spreading in Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships

Since the identification of the disease off Virginia Key in 2014, it has spread to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Maarten and Mexico.

The mom and pop tax break

This month, millions of U.S. parents will get direct deposits in their bank accounts.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

#BackToTheWild: 13 captive elephants to be rewilded from Kent, England to Kenya

A mission to be completed by The Aspinall Foundation, an organization that's committed to returning rare and endangered animals back to their natural habitats, will return the 13 African elephants, including 3 calves, by plane to their "ancestral homelands."

House passes PFAS Action Act which protects environment and human health

“We are one step closer to protecting the health of Americans from these toxic forever chemicals.”

New report reveals top 15 retail giants that contribute most to climate crisis through...

"These findings reveal new environmental and public health impacts of retail companies' manufacturing and transport choices—and they are damning."