Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: climate justice

Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.

Judge deals latest blow to Big Oil in DC climate fraud...

Fossil fuel defendants in climate liability lawsuits keep losing in their bids to keep cases in federal courts.

COP27 ends with historic loss & damage fund, but status quo...

“COP27 has done what no other COP has achieved and created a loss and damage fund to support the most impacted communities of climate change.”

Crisis or catastrophe: nothing changes

As delegates prepare for COP27 and fossil fuel companies report record profits, the environmental emergency couldn’t be more pressing; the need for action by governments, corporations and populations more urgent, and the stench of complacency more pungent.

‘Willful ignorance’: Indigenous delegation incredulous at bankers’ attitude to fossil fuel...

US and Mexican activists fighting new oil and gas projects said they had to give a basic lesson on the harm caused by fracking during meetings with financiers in London.

4 of 5 world cities faced ‘significant climate hazards’ in 2022,...

“The more cities know about those risks and benefits, and the more they engage citizens in the work they’re doing to confront the climate crisis, the faster they can make progress.”

Why climate activists need to celebrate — even if we’re not...

The Inflation Reduction Act is not the best we can do for the climate, but claiming its success builds a more powerful movement for future wins.

Climate protesters delay congressional baseball game

The protesters attempted to draw attention to the urgent need for large-scale climate action and pressure Democrat legislators to act.

Since 2021, Big Oil has spent over $200 million to sabotage...

Climate Power, the group behind the new analysis, said Democrats' new climate deal sends "a strong signal" that "deep pockets only go so far."

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”