Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tag: climate activism

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."

Landmark win in ‘Fight for Habitable Future’ as jury refuses to...

"We need to take note of the lessons learned by the labor movement—mass civil disobedience works. The climate crisis is a workers issue, we need to unite to shut down business as usual. Right now."

Can civil disobedience be seen as ‘good behavior’ in a time...

“Criminal justice is deterring bad behavior.”

How one Utah community fought the fracking industry—and won

“Speak out, pull together like-minded neighbors, organize and don’t give up.”

‘It’s our future’: Meet the youth activists behind Fridays for Future...

"It is a very important issue for us because it’s us against our future. We either do something now or we don’t have a future."

Thousands of activists stage protests at three German coal mines to...

"We want to show with our protest today that this mine needs to be shut down permanently."

The radical philosophy of extinction rebellion

"When it's a fight for your life, you're willing to throw down, especially if you are doing it in a community together."

Until emissions drop, nothing has been accomplished: The climate resistance handbook...

A new guide to activism aims to inform and inspire a new generation of global climate campaigners.

As cost of climate crisis grows, climate movement escalates

The corporate duopoly seeks to avoid a climate crisis too big to ignore.

George Monbiot on UK climate emergency & the need for rebellion...

“We are witnessing an unprecedented upsurge of climate activism, with groups like Extinction Rebellion forcing the politicians in this building to listen."

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Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than people realize

Drinking water should be assumed to be chemically unsafe until proven otherwise.

Government defends praising tar sands industry figures as COP26 ‘climate champions’

Five of the individuals praised at COP26 event hold senior roles at fossil fuel companies and investors, including the Royal Bank of Canada and Suncor.

Pay a living wage or ‘flip your own damn burgers’: Progressives blast right-wing narrative...

"We do not have a shortage of willing workers in this country. We have a shortage of employers who are willing to pay workers enough to live."

The real problem with Bill Gates and neoliberal optimism

The progressive left needs to confront the fact that plutocratic philanthropists like Gates care much more about preserving the systems that continue to multiply their wealth.