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Tag: environment

Norway’s central bank proposes divesting from fossil fuels

The Norwegian central bank's proposal blazes a trail to fossil fuel divestment for the rest of the world.

Tom Goldtooth: Carbon trading is “fraudulent” scheme to privatize air &...

Chevron has said it will purchase carbon credits to offset increased pollution from a recent expansion of the Richmond refinery.

The unexpected ways fracking affects air pollution

Fracking has led to a large increase of hydrocarbon emissions in rural areas, reversing some regional air trends.

US is now the ONLY country not in Paris climate agreement

Trump's stance on climate change and his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has generated intense global criticism.

In the water-scarce Southwest, an ancient irrigation system disrupts big agriculture

In New Mexico and Colorado, the “acequia” is more than just democratic water distribution – it is at the center of Southwest culture.

The rising Chinese dream

The 21st century might very well be defined by the ascendant Chinese dream.      

Congress works with Big Oil on letter suggesting anti-pipeline activists face...

“Corporations and their governmental enablers are desperate to silence dissent every way they can.”

This year’s ozone hole is the smallest it’s been since 1988

The ozone shield in Earth’s stratosphere helps absorb the sun’s dangerous ultraviolet radiation, which causes problems such as skin cancer.

CO2 levels reached all-time high in 2016

Hopefully, this drastic increase in CO2 levels will be discussed and debated in the upcoming climate talks.

Plastic bags banned in over 100 coastal areas of Chile

This move is a huge milestone and victory for Chile.

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Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Respect existence or expect resistance

“It’s time that we take responsibility for our own lives … that we create a world which gives us the power to act, instead of hoping that other people will solve problems.”

Congressman apologizes for nude selfie

Barton announced his re-election bid earlier this month and has no intention of resigning.

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

The rules according to Trump

Women rise against centuries of assault and sexual harassment. Yet a man accused of such crimes remains in the White House.

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