Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: coal mines

US coal consumption to reach an all-time low in decades

"The trend lines showing the demise of coal shouldn't come as a shock to anyone, including those in the Trump administration and coal industry executives."

Ties of blood

Our deep and abiding connection with Mother Earth is what compels us to fight to protect it.

How Montanans Stopped the Largest New Coal Mine in North America

The abandonment of the Otter Creek mine project shows that land defenders and climate activists are learning how to take on big energy companies and win.

‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases...

"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."

China Bans New Coal Mines: Why Hasn’t U.S. Done the Same?

Should President Obama should use his last year in office to effectively put measures in place that keep fossil fuels in the ground?

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Tread carefully, think big: Impressions on AOC and the Green New Deal

It will be up to the activist communities she came from to defend the Green New Deal and push for it to become a reality in 2020 and beyond.

Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a winning movement strategy

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

Howard’s end

Now, it seems, all you need to get the media to anoint you is the money to buy an infinite amount of media. For Schultz, like Trump, it’s all about money and media.

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.
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Ending the punishment of poverty: Supreme Court rules against high fines & civil asset...

On Wednesday, the court ruled the Eighth Amendment protects people from state and local authorities imposing onerous fines, fees and forfeitures to generate money.

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