Tag: climate crisis
We need strong firewalls separating Big Oil and other polluters from climate policy making.
The flooding at Offutt base has prompted further criticisms of Trump's denialism.
Now the inspiration is coming back across the Atlantic, and European teens will soon be joined by a mobilization of American high school students who will demand action from one of the world’s worst polluters, the United States of America.
New oil and gas development "will impede the rest of the world's ability to manage a climate-safe, equitable decline of oil and gas production."
In the meantime, with the encouragement of leaders like AOC, what is arguably the largest youth movement since the 1960s is taking shape to finally put the climate crisis front and center in U.S. politics.
Yet governments around the world, the same ones which ratified the Paris Agreement, are supporting oil and gas companies as they seek to greatly widen fracking's global footprint.
“Today much is being discovered about the history of fossil fuel producers, their knowledge of climate science, and their promulgation of disinformation to the public and policymakers.”
When we talk about the Green New Deal, let’s forget the labels and talk about how to mount an effort up to the existential challenges of our time.