Saturday, July 11, 2020

Tag: climate activists

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.

‘Climate emergency. Look it up.’: Activists and experts celebrate New Oxford...

“STAY LOUD, it's working,” declared Greenpeace Canada.

Defending the environment now more lethal than soldiering in some war...

Indigenous peoples should be a source of inspiration for the global community.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

The Sunrise generation leads the way on climate action

In the meantime, with the encouragement of leaders like AOC, what is arguably the largest youth movement since the 1960s is taking shape to finally put the climate crisis front and center in U.S. politics.

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“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates $381 billion in...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed due to pandemic

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

By his words and actions, Trump is facilitating, proliferating the spread of Covid-19

An American president must never again be allowed to fully manage a response to any pandemic. That responsibility must be assigned to scientists and other medical experts.

Undercover patriots

Trump, Tulsa, and the rise of military dissent...