Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag: China

China to ban ivory trade by the end of the year

China had already committed to banning ivory trade, but committing to a timetable of action has really surprised many.

In historic move, China announces ban on ivory trade by end...

More than 20,000 elephants were killed for their ivory last year, leaving only about 415,000 remaining.

China’s top grain producing province bans GM crops

Growing of GM corn, rice and soybean will be banned, while illegal production and sales of GM crops and supply of their seeds will also be prohibited.

Trump’s Chinese scapegoat

If Trump continues down his current path, the US economy will suffer.

Big Profits Seen for China’s Wind Energy Companies

The backward and often scientifically illiterate US Congress can barely bring itself to allow a tax write-off for wind turbines each year, disrupting the industry here with uncertainty.

American Power at the Crossroads

Earth is no longer the property of the globe’s “sole superpower.”

China’s Tiger Farms Make Poaching Worse

Tiger farming stimulates the demand for tiger products, which stimulates the poaching of wild tigers for superior products.

As Obama Meets With G20, American Steel Workers Are Losing Jobs

Too much steel there, too little demand here; a country that sees itself as a country, not a “market,” versus countries that refuse to see themselves as countries.

Chinese Activists Stop Truck Transporting 300 Dogs to be Slaughtered

A mob of activists prevented 300 dogs from being illegally transported to a slaughterhouse in northeastern China.

10 Ways to Wage Wars

“George Orwell warned us that the war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Americans need to aggressively question their politicians and the media, ignore empty slogans, challenge warmongering propaganda, and swiftly reject disinformation from the corporate media.”

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The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

‘Catastrophic’: Arizona judge allows 1864 abortion ban to go into effect

"No archaic law should dictate our reproductive freedom," said one rights advocate.

Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies.