Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: climate action

Three Times When the World Broke Open – and Two When...

Never before has humanity depended so fully for the survival of us all on a social movement being willing to bet on impracticality.

Trade Rules Trump Climate Action: U.S. Blocks India’s Ambitious Solar Plans

India has been told that it cannot go ahead as planned with its ambitious plan for a huge expansion of its renewable energy sector,...

Trade Policy Clouds Obama’s Climate Legacy

Despite President Obama’s urgent warnings in Alaska that climate change could “condemn our children to a planet beyond their capacity to repair,” he seems to have curbed his climate ambition.

Caving to Coal Interests, Supreme Court Blocks Key Climate Action

"We’re disappointed the rule has been stayed, but you can’t stay climate change and you can’t stay climate action," says EPA spokesperson.

Why the Climate Movement Needs a Reboot

As the unifying force of climate denial starts to fade, the climate movement finds itself entering a new phase — one that demands a new outlook on power.

BREAKING: President Obama Rejects Keystone XL

It is a huge day for environmental activism. The years of tireless hard work and activism against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline have paid off. President Obama has rejected the pipeline once and for all.

In Alaska, Theatrics of Obama’s Climate Agenda Don’t Measure Up to...

As the end of the Obama presidency nears, it's obvious that short term interests are favored over the very fate of the planet. The U.S. has become the world’s largest energy producer since he became president. Can you say hypocrisy?

Did Drought and Climate Change Cause Middle Eastern States to Collapse...

The collapse of the Middle Eastern states is pointing to climate change as one culprit. The already bad climate problems in the Middle East will only get worse over the next 50 years.

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Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

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Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."