Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: climate justice

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."

Biden says climate crisis is an emergency, but doesn’t declare one

“Climate change is literally an existential threat to our nation and to the world.”

Biden considers declaring climate emergency after Manchin frustrates climate agenda

"This is an important moment. There is probably nothing more important for our nation and our world than for the United States to drive a bold, energetic transition in its energy economy from fossil fuels to renewable energy."

Climate activists demand more from state lawmakers in wake of Supreme...

With the federal government’s ability to tackle climate change curtailed by the Supreme Court, activists are pressing climate-friendly state lawmakers to step up.

U.S. has cost the world more than $1.9 trillion in climate...

"As the evidence mounts and the record of U.S. obstructionism in the climate context is established, I don’t think it and other countries will be able to escape their liability in perpetuity.”

When you can’t read anymore about climate, take action

Together, we’ll use our energy to create change to make people in power move at the rate we need to get the job done.

New report details fracking’s ‘widespread and severe harm’ to health and...

"From a public health perspective and a climate perspective, stopping fracking is imperative."

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.