Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: climate change

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

As Black and Latinx families experience disproportionate food insecurity, experts warn of famine in dozens of countries.

Biden, climate change, and China

A new Cold War = A scalding planet...

Could Biden’s climate policy invite more militarism?

Climate change poses an existential threat. That doesn’t mean we should further empower an already bloated Pentagon.

As extreme weather events increase, what are the risks to wildlife?

Last year the United States racked up nearly $100 billion in damages from weather and climate disasters. These events are starting to take their toll on wildlife, too.

US officially rejoins Paris agreement

This is considered a symbolic and important step toward the aggressive action required to stem the tide of climate change.

Texas power crisis: Three causes, what we can learn

A power crisis in Texas caused by severe winter weather exposed the need for a climate-resilient system.

Winter storm leaves Texans in the cold and dark, sparking political...

“Misinformation and whataboutism to score lazy political points as a humanitarian emergency unfolds are not.”

Coca-Cola introduces new 100% recycled bottle in US, but is it...

The company seems to be aiming to clean up its act somewhat this year with the introduction of a 13.2-ounce bottle made with 100-percent recycled PET (rPET) plastic.

Stormwater could become an important water source—if we stopped ignoring it

Collecting runoff from rain and other precipitation to aid water supply has great potential, but its many benefits are often overlooked.

The fire next time

Climate change, the bomb, or the flame of hope?

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Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

The disaster of Andrew Cuomo and New York’s pandemic response

If the failures of this pandemic have taught us anything, it’s that when we finally come out of it we need a new normal.

Senate parliamentarian says minimum wage increase cannot be in relief bill, Progressives urge VP...

“This is not a difficult decision. Use your power. Keep $15 in.”

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.