Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: climate crisis

Money, media and the climate crisis

Most voters are in favor of greater economic equality, and a safe long-term future for their grandchildren. We owe it to future generations to act now!

Open letter to Senate from climate action groups demands an end...

Sending more fossil fuels to Europe and across the globe is not the answer a coalition of 200 national climate action groups...

Bernie Sanders calls for national ban on fracking

While scientific studies conclude fracking poses a threat to climate, air quality and water supply, Sanders said it is a major contributor to the world's climate crisis.

The US has more climate deniers than any other wealthy nation,...

A 23-country poll found that the U.S. led rich nations in the percentage of people who said that climate change was not caused by humans.

What losing 1 million species means for the planet – and...

That’s a bleak outlook, but many believe we can still turn things around.

New York passes world’s largest carbon reduction effort to combat climate...

New York passed the Climate Mobilization Act on Thursday, which is the world's "largest single carbon reduction effort that any city, anywhere, has ever put forward."

‘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.

Oil industry ponders getting ‘dragged into low-carbon future’ while claiming it...

As the DeSmog series Fracking for Plastics notes, Saetre is not alone in his ambition to either burn all the oil and gas or turn it into plastics.

Transformative climate action is possible – if polluters stay away

We need strong firewalls separating Big Oil and other polluters from climate policy making.

Flooding of Nebraska Air Force Base illustrates security risk posed by...

The flooding at Offutt base has prompted further criticisms of Trump's denialism.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

Why is Barack Obama the best?

Looking back at the flaws of past presidents, one can understand why Obama is the best. Because by comparison, he looks sterling.

China’s forced organ harvesting at a massive scale makes it the go-to country for...

There is a “systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience” taking place in China.

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