Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: climate strike

Bernie Sanders joins Des Moines climate strike, young people in 20...

"If we have the courage to take on the fossil fuel industry and other special interests, if we have the courage to pass a Green New Deal, we can create up to 20 million good-paying jobs transforming our energy system.”

‘It’s our future’: Meet the youth activists behind Fridays for Future...

"It is a very important issue for us because it’s us against our future. We either do something now or we don’t have a future."

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...

Over 2000 scientists across the globe pledge to join today’s climate...

The Global Climate Strike kicks off today and will continue until September 27th. Over 2000 scientists from 40 countries will be joining...

NYC public schools to excuse climate strikers

The New York City public schools will allow their 1.1 million students to skip school for Friday's global climate strike, The New York Times...

Global climate strike: Kids are demanding action, but will adults act?

The Global Climate Strike on Friday, September 20, is expected to draw millions of people across 150 countries in what is poised...

This climate strike is part of the disruption we need

Business, as usual, is what’s doing us in. We live on a planet that finds itself rather suddenly in...

Green Party wins record support in EU elections as youth-led climate...

The next president of the European Commission will likely be Bas Eickhout of the Dutch Green Party.

This 16-year old is taking the school climate strike to the...

May 24 is the second global “Fridays for Future” strike modeled after climate activist Greta Thunberg’s weekly demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament building.

Why students of color are stepping up to lead climate strikes

The youth-led movement builds on the momentum of the increasingly Black and Brown leadership behind the Green New Deal.

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Wall Street wins—again

A relief package for whom?

Factory farms create the perfect conditions to spread viral infections like COVID-19

An alarming 75 percent of new or emerging diseases start in animals.