Saturday, April 20, 2019

Tag: climate change

‘We need a climate debate:’ Youth petition pressures 2020 presidential democratic...

We want all the candidates to commit to participating in a debate or forum on environmental issues and policies so we can hear detailed ideas and plans.

Earth Day, planetary boundaries, and the Green New Deal

We need system change, not business as usual.

Bill McKibben: Green New Deal is a chance to ‘remake not...

"...if we don’t get action really soon, if we let it stretch out, those are the decades that will finish the work of breaking the planet. It’s why the urgency of something like the Green New Deal is so crucial."

Last known female of endangered turtle species dies

The turtle lived at Suzhou Zoo in China, where researchers attempted to artificially inseminate her Friday, according to the Suzhou Daily.

Extinction Rebellion movement starts week-long demonstration in US and around world...

“It’s time to do what’s never been done before in the fight against climate change – a collective and coordinated international rebellion that will continue to escalate until our demands are met."

With youth climate actions backed by leading experts, latest round of...

"We can change it all if we want it all, and we do."

‘Are you serious?’ John Kerry interrupts GOP climate denial logic in...

Meanwhile, the Republicans on the committee indicated they intend to do nothing but continue a long history of delay and denial on climate change.

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at highest level since the...

"So, the modern climate change we see is big, really big; even by standards of Earth history."

America’s missed climate targets cost global economy $1 trillion, Dublin-based think...

“Someone, somewhere, at some time will eventually pay the price.”

NAACP reveals tactics fossil fuel industry uses to manipulate communities of...

The report describes at length the health and financial harms that coal, oil, and gas bring to the communities they cross, and how these harms are disproportionately impacting people of color.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

‘Not me, us:’ Despite odd criticisms, Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign gains momentum

Just a few years ago most of the left internationally would have laughed at the thought that a Jeremy Corbyn in the U.K. or a Bernie Sanders in the United States could become the leaders of these important countries, it now appears that such victories are almost within reach.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.
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Chomsky: By focusing on Russia, Democrats handed Trump a ‘huge gift’ & possibly the...

The Democrats aren’t going after the real issues. They’re looking for something else – the Democratic establishment.

Following Warren’s announcement, Sanders vows to ban fracking and all new fossil fuel projects

"If we fail to substantially cut the amount of carbon in our atmosphere in under 11 years, the human, environmental, and economic costs will be severe and irreversible."

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