Saturday, November 26, 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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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."