Monday, January 17, 2022

Tag: climate policy

The US and China must find a way to cooperate at...

Biden has pledged to reverse the climate policy damage wrought by the Trump presidency; he will pursue ambitious national initiatives and international cooperation, including with China.

US militarism’s toxic impact on climate policy

That will require the United States to seriously reduce the military budget and commit to peaceful, practical diplomacy with China and Russia.

SoCalGas, nation’s largest gas utility, sues California over climate policy for...

The SoCalGas lawsuit “is a flailing and petulant move by [the] gas industry willing to try anything to prevent California from moving past fossil fuels.”

Why abolishing ICE is good climate policy

The war on terror has unleashed unspeakable cruelty. We must not rely on its institutions to fix the climate crisis.

These corporations have the biggest influence on climate policy

“The data shows the climate policy agenda, in terms of corporate influencing, is being driven by a small number of massive global corporations.”

Leaked documents show Jerry Brown giving big oil a seat in...

The California governor is selling himself as a climate advocate on the global stage, but behind the scenes, the fossil fuel industry appears to have his ear.

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Personal Interview: Cynthia McKinney What are the prospects for peace?

Cynthia McKinney, an American politician and assistant professor at North South University, Bangladesh, gives an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer her most current thoughts and insights.

Bin Laden and Trump: Two bookends to America’s imperial decline

The U.S. now is a very sick empire, faced abroad by powerful challenges to its hegemony, eroded by economic stagnation, shorn of ideological legitimacy, and torn apart internally by a civil war in all but name.

Should we disrupt the Democratic Party or try to take it over?

“There are all sorts of things that have to be done in electoral politics, but movements have a distinctive contribution to make in order to create substantial democracy.”

Police sergeant under investigation after grabbing officer’s throat on video

During a recent interview, Sunrise Police Chief Anthony Rosa stated, “I find it to be inappropriate and unprofessional, because what he did is he escalated the situation when calm was actually required.”

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.