Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: climate change

How a 20th-century family planning agenda fueled the climate crisis

Broken child welfare policies have undermined political systems and destroyed the planetary ecosystem.

Why the climate movement is actually close to winning

Putting their work in the context of the MAP’s eight stages suggests there is more reason for hope than some realize.

Record heatwave threatens 130 million Americans as climate crisis escalates

"Both the record-breaking temperatures and the duration of heat present a clear and present danger, particularly for children, elders, people with disabilities, and people who work outside."

Big Banks break their climate promises by propping up Big Meat

Massive industrial livestock financing sabotages major U.S. banks’ climate goals.

The true catastrophe of our times

Or how to be destructive beyond compare

Exxon and Suncor lose bid to escape Boulder’s climate change lawsuit

A Colorado judge rejects ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy’s attempts to dismiss a lawsuit holding them accountable for climate change-related damages.

Big Banks have funded climate crisis with nearly $7 trillion since...

The financial institutions lavished $705 billion on oil, gas, and coal in 2023—the hottest year on record.

Addressing the triple threat of debt, climate, and development    

Failing to address this crisis threatens a humanitarian catastrophe in which the countries least responsible for the climate crisis will face its worst effects.

Carbon capture will extend oil production by 84 years, industry study...

Because of carbon capture and storage, a technology widely touted by the oil and gas industry and some political leaders as a key solution for climate change, the field could still be producing 1.5 million barrels of oil annually by the year 2100.

Biden should end the fossil fuel industry’s secret weapon

Using a little-known provision of trade agreements, oil and gas corporations are able to pit their profits against democracies and our climate. It’s time to end the practice.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.