Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: climate activists

Greenpeace activists who blocked Houston Ship Channel in 2019 sign agreement...

The Pretrial Intervention Agreement was part of a "negotiation to expedite the dismissal of charges in lieu of a trial."

Young climate activists have far more power than they realize

This story is part of The Conversation’s coverage on COP26, the Glasgow climate conference, by experts from around the world.

Climate activists mount utility strike to urge the shutdown of New...

The Strike Down Coal campaign provides a COVID-safe form of disobedience, building on more than a year of direct actions to shut down Merrimack Station.

Senate Dems share new climate report disappointing green groups and climate...

“The report fails to address the vital need to end the extraction, processing, and burning of fossil fuels, and instead sees a future for fossil fuels tied to the false promise of carbon capture.”

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.

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."

How to raise climate-resilient kids

In the face of climate change, children need positive stress as well as compassion to maintain mental health and inform their responses.

Homeland Security listed these climate activists as ‘extremists’ alongside mass killers

"I think there is a strategy that right-wing forces are using to criminalize dissent. This bulletin shows that dirty hand."

‘The law is on our side’: Extinction Rebellion celebrates dropped charges...

Ultimately, the environmental movement expects the cases of over 1,000 activists arrested in London last month will be discontinued.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...