Monday, July 22, 2024

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Climate activists and UAW escalate election pressure: Disruptions and endorsements ahead...

Climate activists have disrupted campaign events of major political figures, while the UAW has taken a firm stance in the upcoming 2024 election.

2024: Dread and hope

Saving our civilization from impending environmental disaster is perhaps the one issue capable of uniting us.

Young climate activists at Davos want fossil fuel execs to ‘cease...

“I just think it sends a message of where we’re headed right now, if we’re putting the heads of fossil fuel companies to lead climate negotiations.”

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."

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Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.