Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: climate crisis

Rich nations aren’t ‘paying their fair share’ to mitigate the climate...

"Unless there is a fair deal that accounts for the legacy of climate change caused by industrialized developed countries, we will never have a sustainable global strategy."

World Bank ramps up investments to fight climate crisis

"Climate change is an existential threat to the world's poorest and most vulnerable. These new targets demonstrate how seriously we are taking this issue, investing and mobilizing $200 billion over five years to combat climate change."

Climate crisis made worse by presidential mis-leadership throughout this century

This dereliction of consistent misleadership has put the planet on a dangerous path of climate crisis.

Sanders goes to the people for climate solutions as corporate media...

"If we do not get our act together, I worry about the planet that we will be leaving... The grassroots of this country has got to stand up."

The game-changing promise of a Green New Deal

Because this possibility is simply too important, and time is just too short, to allow it to be shut down by the usual forces of political inertia.

Trump admin tries to bury 1,656-page climate report warning of devastating...

The findings are a sharp rebuke to the Trump administration’s insistence that environmental regulations hurt jobs and hinder economic growth.

3 charts: What Trump doesn’t want you to know about the...

Trump and his cronies are deeply invested in or beholden to ExxonMobil and other Big Carbon firms who stand to lose billions if the public realizes the harm they are inflicting on us.

‘Solving our climate crisis:’ Bernie Sanders to host a national town...

"We need millions of people all over this country to stand up and demand fundamental changes in our energy policy in order to protect our kids and our grandchildren and the planet."

The GOP tax bill is basically like throwing gasoline on the...

The latest Republican scheme isn’t just bad news for the economy, it will be terrible for the environment.

The coming crisis for the world’s farmers

Any farmer can tell you it's hard work. Now imagine climate change – and no safety net.

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."