Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Earth Day

Earth Day activists wanted to disrupt the fossil fuel industry. The...

We need to speed the transition to the solar panels and wind turbines that engineers have worked so mightily to improve and are now the cheapest way to generate power.

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.

A new Earth Day

So, Happy Earth Day. If we actually mean it, we will elect representatives who will force the military to clean it all up.

Earth Day: Conflict over the future of the planet

The environmental crisis and the mishandling of climate change are issues that are going to make the 2020s a decade of transformational change.

On this Earth Day, demand freedom for Siwatu-Salama Ra

The growing #FreeSiwatu movement is working to prevent this gross miscarriage of justice.

UK pledges £61.4 million to fight ocean plastics

"This week we will look closely at how we can tackle the many threats to the health of the world's oceans, including the scourge of marine plastic pollution."

Science celebrities speak out on Earth Day

“We are at a critical juncture. Science is under attack.”

If You Want to Convert a Climate Skeptic, Don’t Talk About...

Scientist and Christian Katherine Hayhoe shares how she wins over those who doubt climate change is happening — by not mentioning climate science.

We Live or Die Alone and Together

“Save some gratitude for those who preserve life or provide you with the goods of life and stop the overweening, abject displays of mewling groveling at the altar of militarism.”

Top 10 Ways to Prove You Love the Earth on Earth...

While environmentalism meant something different in 1970 than it does now, Juan Cole discusses the 10 ways you can prove you love the earth as we raise awareness about climate change on Earth Day.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

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

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.