Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: climate crisis

‘We can’t sit on the sidelines and be climate deniers,’ Dominion...

Donald Raikes arrived at 2019’s DUG East conference, a major shale gas industry gathering in Pittsburgh, with a mixed set of messages for his fellow...

As cost of climate crisis grows, climate movement escalates

The corporate duopoly seeks to avoid a climate crisis too big to ignore.

The good news about Trump’s very bad environment speech

It’s hard to find the nuggets of good news in the media these days. Many people are so burnt out on the...

High temperatures break records in Alaska for 4th of July

Anchorage, Alaska experienced the hottest fourth of July in its recorded history yesterday. What is known as America's “coolest city” hit 90...

Paying farmers fairly could curb climate change and hunger

Parity is at the core of agriculture’s potential to address overproduction.

The year of the Green New Deal

Offering hope for a better future over the rage in vogue on the right, motivating young people to vote and getting more citizens to organize in their communities is how we will win.

Fire and flood

This sense of the human place in the fabric of nature – that there may be a deep connection between inner and outer weather – is starting to seem a thing of the past.

Americans’ extinction denial syndrome

As the mad globalization of the economy and the funneling of all wealth to the tiniest segment of the ultra-rich carries on apace, perhaps the rest of us, struggling just to make the monthly payments for shelter and food, are losing that primal urge so critical to species survival.

DNC will not host climate-specific presidential primary debate and plans to...

"The DNC is silencing the voices of Democratic activists, many of our progressive partner organizations, and nearly half of the Democratic presidential field, who want to debate the existential crisis of our time."

Climate crisis will cost world’s biggest companies $1 trillion

"Our collective response to climate change is more urgent than ever, and it is clear that corporate action cannot be delayed."

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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...