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Tag: climate change

Samsung to go 100 percent renewable energy by 2020

Samsung's commitment is the first of its kind from an Asian electronic manufacturing company.

Antarctic ice melt has tripled in five years

"A three-fold increase now puts Antarctica in the frame as one of the largest contributors to sea-level rise."

An urgent message to Europe, Canada, Mexico, and Japan

An open letter from the United State of America.

17 governors renew climate pledges on anniversary of Trump’s Paris Accord...

The governors of sixteen states and Puerto Rico that make up the U.S. Climate Alliance recommitted their pledges to the Paris agreement and announced a new wave of initiatives to accelerate and scale up climate action.

Flip This Well: How fracking company CEOs get rich while losing...

Even when shale oil CEOs do fall, and wipe out billions in other people’s money, their falls seem to be cushioned with more cash.

EPA guard shoves reporter, multiple news outlets blocked from water pollution...

"Scott Pruitt is more worried about journalists than poisoning millions of Americans."

Vancouver becomes first city in world to approve zero waste strategic...

"It's a coastal city, with the plastic items having a significant impact on the environment, we feel it's important to take action."

What 30 years of documents show Shell knew about climate science

Despite such fence-sitting over the science, the company knows action is necessary, which makes Shell's continued huge investments in fossil fuels for the next two decades all the more intriguing.

Trump admin. blocked toxic chemicals study fearing ‘public relations nightmare’

"Congress must hold hearings and investigate how it is possible that the EPA, the White House, and HHS have, for months, possessed research that could have helped families understand the health impacts of their exposure to toxic chemicals."

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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Blistering U.N. report: Trump administration’s policies designed to worsen poverty & inequality

40 million Americans live in poverty, and 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty.

Rapidly becoming irrelevant in America: The principles of ethics and morality

It appears that we have entered an era in this nation’s history is which the principles of ethics and morals are becoming irrelevant in both this government and our society.

The Chomsky challenge for Americans

Americans might want to learn how to take Chomsky’s challenge – imagine ourselves in others’ situation – before it’s too late to imagine anything at all.

The constitutional crisis is now

We are no longer trying to avert a constitutional crisis. We are living one.

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