Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: climate action

Why the hell did the New York Times just hire a...

New columnist Bret Stephens writes drivel as the world burns.

Portland public schools first to put global climate justice in classroom

Students learn about the front lines of global warming and how to be climate activists.

From Europe to China to India, uncertainty and fear over Trump’s...

The E.U., China and other leading economies must share the brunt of the responsibility to tackle climate change.

Gutting climate protections won’t bring back coal jobs

Trump is using sympathetic out-of-work miners as a cover for what is really just a handout to dirty industry.

Trump’s stance on climate change is a gift to China

America's whiplash-inducing reversal on climate change is China’s gain. Here's why.

Trump’s unprecedented attack on clean air and climate action

But there's good news too: the safeguards Trump wants to shred are on a strong legal footing and the public will have the chance to voice its objections as the Trump administration tries to roll them back.

Climate activist killed walking across the country

May Mark rest in peace and power. Our best wishes go out to his family, friends and colleagues.

2016: A year in photos, from climate change devastation to the...

The year ended with the election of a president and vice president who don't embrace the scientific consensus that climate change is real and caused by humans.

Eleven cities showing what bold climate action looks like

“The winning projects show that great progress is being made on every continent, and they serve as an inspiration to other cities.”

Rapacious consumerism and climate change

A massive education program is needed to bring about a shift in thinking and behavior.

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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."