Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: climate

Advocates call on Congress to #SealTheDeal for care, climate, and justice

The next few months will be crucial to securing the big, bold policy wins needed to build a more equitable, sustainable country for all.

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.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."