Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: climate action

As polls shows climate action winning issue, green campaigners mobilize for...

"Arizona, Iowa, Maine, and South Carolina could hardly be more different, but solid majorities of voters in each state support building a clean energy economy."

After calling for climate action, US Chamber of Commerce pushes pro-fossil...

“I found myself dwarfed by the impact of these corporations in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and legislative power.”

Despite poll showing aggressive climate action a winning issue, Biden boasts...

In response to Trump’s claims Biden would ban fracking, the Democratic presidential nominee assured a crowd in Pennsylvania that he will not do away with the practice.

Mainstream news prioritizes big business and opponents of climate action –...

“Whether we’re talking about social advocacy groups or businesses, I’m finding that most messages these groups put out are in favor of climate action.”

For climate activists, coronavirus lockdown means more time to organize

"This pandemic is a preview of what could happen to our world if we don’t adequately address the climate crisis. Only it’s going to be tenfold worse."

How a new generation of climate activists is reviving fossil fuel...

By tapping into existing networks and old campaigns, a new wave of student activism is making the fossil fuel divestment movement bigger, bolder and more creative.

Climate justice and Indigenous rights advocates rally in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en...

Solidarity actions took the form of rallies and protests at government buildings in Canada as well as in the United States.

In Oregon and five other states, youth are making legal cases...

The legal theory underpinning Chernaik v. Brown and other youth climate litigation derives from the public trust doctrine — the concept that natural resources are held in trust by governments that must protect them.

Scientists endorse mass civil disobedience to force climate action

Almost 400 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning...

A ‘Red Deal’: Why indigenous communities belong at the center of...

"We are all related; us, plants, animals, water, air, and soil. We are all related." Asheninka Mino, a medicine...

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Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of open carry ban...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

‘Should be ashamed’: After installing Barrett, McConnell adjourns Senate for recess with no Covid...

“Small business owners, workers, and families are desperate for support—and lawmakers and the president abandoned them in order to focus on jamming through a historically non-transparent and extreme Supreme Court pick.”