Tag: climate justice
“Organizing is intertwined with our survival as a people, and that can’t take a back seat."
Half a century later, in the middle of a pandemic, protests planned around the world have moved online, and the Trump administration has gutted the EPA, rolled back fuel economy standards and eased the enforcement of pollution regulations.
Climate justice demands bold actions by communities to build a new regenerative economy and expose false solutions that allow some to take the easy way out.
Solidarity actions took the form of rallies and protests at government buildings in Canada as well as in the United States.
"I think there is a strategy that right-wing forces are using to criminalize dissent. This bulletin shows that dirty hand."
The nonprofit that brought the case called it "a groundbreaking decision that confirms that individual governments must do their fair share to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."
The coal industry knew about the danger of rising greenhouse gas emissions as early as 1966.
"Relentless organizing" by climate action groups across California forced the governor to call for a moratorium on fracking, 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben said.