Friday, April 3, 2020

Tag: Arctic

Wells Fargo announces its ban on financing oil and gas drilling...

"Wells Fargo is committed to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy, in addition to continuing to support the responsible development of conventional energy."

JPMorgan Chase announces end to financing new oil and gas drilling...

“The fact that even the world’s worst fossil fuel banker wants nothing to do with Arctic Refuge drilling shows just how toxic an investment it would be."

World War III’s newest battlefield

Looking forward today, however, the prospect of a catastrophic World War III is again becoming all too imaginable and this time, it appears, an incident in the Arctic could prove the spark for Armageddon.

Trump’s reckless push to drill in the Arctic is meeting fierce...

The Arctic Refuge is one of the U.S.’s last wild places, and the coastal plain is its biological heart.

Arctic warming & climate change ‘should be the number one urgent...

What happens in the Arctic is now affecting us all.

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."

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Could COVID-19 reshape global leadership?

The crisis the world will face over the next six months or a year is one that cries out for competent leadership.

A new major political party

The People’s Party should work actively to drain Bernie-ites from the Democratic Party.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.