Monday, September 27, 2021

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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Reconciling profit and morality

Many companies, big and small, in the food economy are blazing a different path through Wall Street’s jungle of greed, demonstrating that money and morality can be compatible.

GAO report finds DOD fails to combat waste and fraud

The report noted that the DOD has been susceptible to multiple forms of fraud schemes, including fraudulent bid submissions, counterfeit parts, billing for work not performed, and disguising conflicts of interest.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.
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Missouri cops under investigation for dog attack on video

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell said in a statement that his office “is aware of this video, and we will make a thorough review of the incident.”