Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: climate change

Make the fossil fuel industry pay the $2 billion bushfire recovery...

The apocalyptic scenes witnessed in Australia are entirely consistent with what climate scientists have been warning about for decades.

Joaquin Phoenix, Martin Sheen arrested at Jane Fonda’s final weekly climate...

West Wing's Martin Sheen and Joker's Joaquin Phoenix were arrested and ticketed in an act of civil disobedience alongside hundreds of other activists.

Climate movement targets Wall Street to stop driving fossil fuel industry’s...

It's no secret that the driving force behind the fossil fuel industry's expansion is the financial industry. But the nation's leading climate...

Science-advisory board says Trump administration’s policies run counter to established science

"EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler must immediately withdraw these unlawful proposals that threaten the health and well-being of all Americans."

Australia wildfire coverage is long on koalas, short on causes

Though coverage of the Australian fires was slow to take off, it’s begun to capture more international attention, while highlighting the effects of climate change.

Raging bushfires wipe out indigenous fauna, leave thousands of Australians homeless

"Climate change is influencing the frequency and severity of dangerous bushfire conditions in Australia and other regions of the world."

Climate change: Six positive news stories from 2019

Climate researchers have not given up hope—these are a few positive stories from 2019.

Denouncing corporate climate profiteers, comedy icon Lily Tomlin arrested at #FireDrillFriday...

"These corporations are making oodles of money on the front end, oodles of money on the back end. It is beyond reprehensible."

Oil companies were not held accountable for 10.8 million gallons of...

Scientists predict that future storms, which will increase in intensity due to the climate crisis, will exacerbate environmental damage.

British Queen praises young climate activists in Christmas speech

“It’s worth remembering that it is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change.”

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."