Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: climate science

As QAnon conspiracy spreads on the far right, climate science deniers...

“The new addition to this history of climate capitalism is the capitalism behind the clicks, the monetizing of disinformation that happens on all the platforms.”

Bill McKibben on Earth Day at 50: We must stop subsidizing...

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.

Meet the climate science deniers who downplayed COVID-19 risks

American Council on Science and Health is one of several organizations promoting climate science denial that are now spreading misinformation on the coronavirus, with potentially deadly consequences.

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Four Climate Scientists on How to Take On Climate Change Today

“Hope calls for action; action is impossible without hope. ”― Rebecca Solnit,  Hope in the Dark  Talk about ecological and climate...

Science advisory boards see major cuts and controversial changes under Trump...

“From what I have heard from members of the EPA who are still there, the idea the best thing is to keep your head down.”

Trump administration is making ‘explicit attempts’ to suppress climate change science

The Trump administration “has sidelined scientists and experts, flattened the morale of the career staff, and by all accounts is bent on hollowing out the agency."

First, climate change, now the global extinction crisis: Industry-paid hacks deny...

Oil industry-funded attacks on climate science, and even Robert Watson, are nothing new.

Teaching kids about climate science leads to more climate-concerned parents on...

But climate change is already a reality for many American students, affecting lives whether the subject is taught in science class or not.

What 30 years of documents show Shell knew about climate science

Despite such fence-sitting over the science, the company knows action is necessary, which makes Shell's continued huge investments in fossil fuels for the next two decades all the more intriguing.

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From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Although Donald Trump won the White House with a vow to reinvigorate a manufacturing base essential for America’s future, he failed to stanch the torrent of U.S. corporations absconding to countries with abysmal working conditions and lax environmental regulations.

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”