Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: climate

Food at risk as third of plants face extinction

“Extinction is forever, which is a loss not only in terms of their evolution and persistence on the planet, but also a loss to the future of our food.”

‘A win for the planet!’: Dutch supreme court issues landmark ruling...

The nonprofit that brought the case called it "a groundbreaking decision that confirms that individual governments must do their fair share to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."

Westward heave-ho: How a federal agency’s move to Colorado threatens public...

The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Grand Junction reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under President Trump.

In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Trump’s decision to hamstring California’s climate authority is illogical and uninformed

Revoking California’s ability to set stricter air-pollution standards also misses three important benefits to California and the nation.

Focusing on cutting emissions alone won’t halt environmental decline, we must...

There is no free lunch when it comes to halting climate and environmental breakdown.

“Empowering women and indigenous peoples” will help us more effectively combat...

Recognition and use of indigenous and local knowledge are "important for long-term sustainability."

Previewing the democratic debates: Every flavor of NBC, trusting corporate media...

The Democratic National Committee has announced the lineups for its first two presidential primary debates, which will be hosted by NBC on June 26...

Our post-carbon future depends on electric vehicles – our Congress controls their...

The fossil fuel industry is working hard to eliminate a tax credit that reduces emissions and creates jobs.

Earth Day, planetary boundaries, and the Green New Deal

We need system change, not business as usual.

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”