Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: climate change

Young climate leaders conclude mock COP26 with calls for green recovery,...

"Mock COP26 sends a strong message to world leaders that young people can coordinate global negotiations and we have the solutions."

Indigenous and progressive activists and lawmakers plan rally at DNC to...

"[This] rally is a culmination of intensive and sustained organizing by labor, racial justice, environmental, Indigenous, and other groups to address racial injustice, the climate crisis, and economic justice in this moment of overlapping crises."

Investigation: How pesticide companies are marketing themselves as a solution to...

“The current food system is responsible for one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions; it’s also fully dependent on oil both for transport and because pesticides and fertilizers are petrochemically-derived.”

Multisolving our way to Covid-19 economic recovery

Addressing the coronavirus pandemic can also provide opportunities to fight climate change and boost equity.

As climate crisis rages, the world’s public banks gathered at first-ever...

"There is no excuse for the continued funding of billions of dollars in coal, gas, or oil projects. This must stop now."

A convergence of calamities

Record numbers of war-displaced to be dwarfed by those driven from their homes by climate change.

BlackRock stakeholders do not consent to bankrolling violence

As BlackRock has boisterously taken up the mantle of sustainable investing, it must do more to shepherd us into a peace-based economy.

Is Joe Biden ready for the urgency of the climate crisis?

Candidate Joe Biden proposed the most ambitious climate policy of any presidential candidate in history. Can President Biden deliver?

TD Bank joins other major financial institutes to commit to ambition...

The Group's commitment to a global climate action plan makes them the latest major financial institution along with Morgan Stanley and Barclays.

7 environmental takeaways from the 2020 election season

There were several big-picture environmental takeaways from the election season.

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Trump backs Senate GOP’s pay freeze for federal workers while giving the rich a...

“In the context of budgetary constraints and the recent, pandemic-related impacts on non-Federal labor markets, the Administration supports the policy in the bill to maintain for 2021 the current level of Federal civilian employee pay.”

‘Bye-bye, Betsy DeVos. You won’t be missed,’ says Sanders as billionaire education secretary attacks...

“What do you call a billionaire who registered a $40 million, 164-foot yacht in the Cayman Islands to avoid $2.4 million in U.S. taxes, while undermining public schools? The worst Education Secretary in the history of America.”

Former police officers sentenced to prison for framing innocent man

“These officers shattered the victims’ lives and dishonored the Honolulu Police Department. This community deserved so much better from these officers.”

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0 for unemployment boost,...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

Eisenhower’s ghost haunts Biden’s foreign policy team

The most serious challenge facing President-elect Biden's foreign policy team, which is not a threat from a hostile country, but the corruption of U.S. policy by powerful corporate interests, is the "unwarranted influence" of the Military-Industrial Complex.