Sunday, March 24, 2019

Tag: climate crisis

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.

The climate solution right under our feet

There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again. –Rumi

Parenting the climate-change generation

I’m going to heed their leadership. I plan to join them, to learn and listen, to do my best to share my still unarticulatable fears and, with my children, to face this future together.

‘The House is on fire,’ climate strikes come to America March...

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.

Climate crisis be damned, ‘shale revolution’ poised to make US net...

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."

The Sunrise generation leads the way on climate action

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.

Fracking the world: Despite climate risks, fracking is going global

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.

An illustrated history of what big oil knew about climate change...

“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.”

Climate change is too serious for political labels

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.

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP accessory became a top democratic contender for president

Beto O’Rourke will be running to elude his actual record. If it catches up with him, he’s going to lose.

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to drill for oil in Syria, violating international...

While Syria is torn apart by the warring of U.S. imperialists and Islamic fundamentalists – leaving its children to die of starvation – another country plans to take advantage of the chaos by stealing resources from Syria’s southern region.

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all funding for arts,...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

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