Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: Arctic

Arctic word games or Indigenous survival?

Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response (an idea that was trashed by the Trump administration).

New study shows the Arctic has entered an ‘unprecedented state’ that...

The study is a massive conglomeration of nearly 50 years of research.

‘Huge victory for our oceans:’ Trump effort to open Arctic to...

"Experts in environmental law estimate that the Trump administration has now lost about 40 environmental cases in federal courts."

Arctic drilling a go with recent approval from the Trump administration

“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.”

‘Unprecedented’ heat wave fueling Arctic fires made more than twice as...

"But equally there is no doubt that we can and should constrain the increasing likelihood of all kinds of extreme weather events by restricting greenhouse gas emissions as sharply as possible."

Grassroots fighters for the Arctic Refuge take the case to DC

We must stand for the protection of the Arctic Refuge and ask our representatives to do the same.

‘Nowhere is immune:’ Researchers find record levels of microplastics in Arctic...

"It suggests that microplastics are now ubiquitous within the surface waters of the world's ocean."

90 percent of Outer Continental Shelf of US coast in jeopardy

“President Trump is once again defying a majority of American citizens, states, and businesses.”

GOP tax bill: How the environment lost

“The environment is the clear loser, with calamitous consequences for all Americans."

While America focuses on tax bill, Congress quietly tries to open...

“The oil industry and its allies in Congress may think they can sneak this past the American people...”

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

One solution to climate change no one is talking about

A key to fighting climate change could be right under our feet.

‘A message that America will tolerate war crimes’: Trump poised to pardon war criminals

“It was important that the perpetrators of those horrific offenses were brought to justice. Now Trump, in a twisted, grotesque ‘celebration’ of Memorial Day, wants to pardon these and other murderers?!

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