Friday, August 17, 2018

Tag: climate change

ALEC Sets the table for gerrymandering, union busting, protecting fossil fuels,...

A breakdown of ALEC’s menu of policy proposals at the New Orleans conference.

Climate defenders mobilizing for 3rd People’s Climate March

"We're making sure that politicians see what diverse climate leadership must look like, to successfully serve the entire population of people who are actually affected by climate change."

DNC takes donations from fossil fuel industry contrary to original resolution...

This is “an absolute failure by the DNC.”

Interior Sec. Zinke blames ‘radical environmentalists,’ not climate change, as 100+...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wrote an op-ed last week in USA Today about forest management on public lands that blamed “radical environmentalists” for the fires.

Prison inmates fighting California’s deadly fires

More than 2,000 inmates are working as firefighters, prompting new debate over this aspect of prison labor.

Experts: If we don’t stop climate change, CA fires ‘will seem...

This year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year. Experts say climate change has increased the length of fire season.

The rollback of EPA Clean Car Standards will cost you at...

Taking away all of these protections will cost Americans upwards of $260 billion annually in climate, health, and fuel impacts.

Led by Sempra Energy, ‘Global Natural Gas Coalition’ launched with Trump...

To date in 2018, Sempra has spent over $1 million on federal lobbying, with two teams (one in-house and one contracted team) lobbying in support of LNG exports.

As wildfires rage, Trump administration plans to slash fire science funding

“A wildland fire (budget) cut is a human health cut.”

Hurricane Maria’s death toll higher than official recording a new study...

The overall death toll is 15 to 20 times greater than the Puerto Rican government's official death record.

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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.

How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

The albatross wrapped around America’s neck

It is truly time for change in America but how can we make this happen?

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at AZ’s Barry Goldwater...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

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