Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag: climate justice

“Climate capitalism is killing our communities”: Protesters disrupt Gov. Brown’s SF...

Protesters disrupted Bloomberg’s speech at the summit’s main plenary.

4 groundbreaking announcements from the global climate Action Summit

"In the long term, this is an unstoppable train."

We can no longer afford a fossil fuel economy

The costs of not acting are high. The benefits of investing in a clean energy economy would be widespread. We need to keep building the movement.

Worldwide #RiseForClimate events kick off to demand action on crisis of...

"Climate change is the defining issue of our time," say 350.org's executive director. "It is a crisis of democracy, justice, and human rights."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 4, 2018

New ICE policy gives immigrant families a cruel choice, two more government agencies ax climate change from their websites, a majority of Americans want Citizens United overturned, and more.

We just experienced 400 straight months of unusual warmth

"We live in and share a world that is unequivocally, appreciably and consequentially warmer than just a few decades ago, and our world continues to warm."

Trial date set for groundbreaking kids’ climate lawsuit

"It is a relief to see that the Court understands how imperative it is to get this trial underway as soon as possible, despite all of the delay tactics the U.S. government continues to try to use."

15 state AGs sue EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for not enforcing...

“Over and over again, the Trump administration has put polluters before the health and safety of New Yorkers.”

Russiagate: Democrats’ giant middle finger to climate justice

“Russiagate is such a dangerous, deeply entrenched, and relentlessly promoted narrative that only a broad coalition movement of justifiably outraged activists can defeat it.”

20,000 scientists have now signed ‘warning to humanity’

"Especially troubling is the current trajectory of potentially catastrophic climate change."

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The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.
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Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify against Kavanaugh

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.
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As Blasey Ford alleges Kavanaugh assaulted her, will Senate repeat mistakes made with Anita...

She at first expected her story to be kept confidential, but changed her mind after it leaked. She now says she is willing to testify about her experience.

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