Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: climate action

Donald Trump’s swamp: Meet ten potential energy and climate cabinet picks...

Nearly everyone who remains on Trump's likely climate and energy list, or is helping pick those positions, has ties to corporate lobbying, corporate leadership, or corporate-funded think tanks.

Priebus confirms that climate denial will be the official policy of...

Reince Priebus tells Fox News that climate science denial is Trump’s ‘default position.’

Trump can’t hold back the tide of climate action

Market forces, state and local action, and strong social movements could blunt the impacts of a denialist White House.

Four years of Donald Trump could sink the planet

If Trump isn’t going to pare CO2 emissions significantly, then the US alone could cook the planet, even if China and others act more responsibly.

The lawsuit that could save the planet

With Donald Trump proposing to undo nearly all of President Obama's climate legacy, hope for a safe climate future may rest in the hands of the courts.

Young people express disbelief at older generation’s Trump and Brexit choices,...

There is a sense that, if needs must, this is a generation ready to take the future into their own hands

6 ways governments around the world are taking climate action

A surge in political momentum like this, from so many nations at once, gives us hope for a sustainable future.

7 Solutions to the Climate Crisis

How we create energy with renewables is important. How we store this energy—so we can use it when needed—is just as critical.

Koch Brothers Struggle to Block Climate Action in State Legislatures

The Koch groups have been targeting state budgets as a vehicle to protect polluter interests, with limited success.

Clinton’s Troublesome Record On Climate

Overall, Clinton's leadership has involved strong ties to corporations deeply vested in climate inaction, and the apparent execution of their climate agenda.

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

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.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."