Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: Biden administration

‘I cannot be quietly complicit’: Biden official resigns over Gaza assault

"I cannot represent an administration that does not value all human life equally."

Biden bypasses Congress to expedite arms sales to Israel amid Gaza...

Administration's move to fast-track defense equipment to Israel raises ethical and legal questions amidst ongoing conflict.

Echoes of conscience: Jewish communities rally for an immediate Gaza cease-fire

Unity in protest: Jewish communities rally for justice and peace in Gaza.

Dubai is a fitting host for the climate circus

A host nation that promises progress but relies on regressive policies is revealing just how seriously fossil fuel interests have coopted UN climate talks.

U.S. arms transfers to Israel: over 70,000 weapons since 1950

A detailed report unveils the extent of U.S. military aid to Israel, spotlighting the profound implications of this support on the longstanding conflict in Gaza.

Under proposed Biden rule, companies could lease public lands for conservation...

“They have a chance to get it done, but they’re going to have to move fast.”

Biden announces new student debt cancellation plan

This plan will eliminate student debt for near 20 million Americans and reduce debt for another 43 million people.

Biden says climate crisis is an emergency, but doesn’t declare one

“Climate change is literally an existential threat to our nation and to the world.”

Biden considers declaring climate emergency after Manchin frustrates climate agenda

"This is an important moment. There is probably nothing more important for our nation and our world than for the United States to drive a bold, energetic transition in its energy economy from fossil fuels to renewable energy."

Under pressure to act, Biden to sign executive order on abortion...

The president's order excludes certain actions that progressives have demanded, such as authorizing the use of federal lands to set up abortion clinics in Republican-led states.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.