Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: climate action

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...

Climate change: All talk no action

Man-made climate change observes no borders, it is a global catastrophe, and, as has been repeatedly said but consistently ignored.

“People are suffering. People are dying”: Greta Thunberg opens up the...

"How dare you continue to look away, and come here saying that you are doing enough, when the politics and solutions needed are still nowhere in sight."

To critics who say climate action is ‘too expensive,’ Greta Thunberg...

During an event in New York City Monday night with author and environmentalist Naomi Klein, 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg had a simple message...

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A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.
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Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.