Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag: environment

‘An incredible victory:’ Opponents of Keystone XL Pipeline praise judicial order...

The court’s decision will require the Trump administration to review more thoroughly the potential negative impacts of the pipeline on the surrounding environment and climate change.

Welcome to the ultimate escape room

Will this climate-change dystopia have a sequel?

Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, youth climate activists arrested at Pelosi’s office demanding...

"Ocasio-Cortez's decision to join the protesters and march on her own House leader sets a tone of urgency and combativeness that is rare on Capitol Hill."

Judge halts further fracking off coast of Southern California until a...

"A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to stop issuing permits for offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast."

31 dead, 250,000 evacuated in California fires as Governor blames climate...

California Governor Jerry Brown unequivocally blamed climate change for the devastation.

How the environment fared in the midterm elections

Here are some results from notable elections around the country – and what they could mean for the future of the planet.

The best and worst midterm results for the environment

When it comes to the environmental implications of individual races and ballot measures, the night was about equally full of gains and losses.

There is no planet B: Vote like the planet depends on...

"If you're a climate voter, get out there and VOTE – but if you can, don't stop there. Take action like the planet depends on it. Because it does."

Noam Chomsky: The future of organized human life is at risk...

We have to make decisions now which will literally determine whether organized human life can survive in any decent form.”

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe renews legal challenge against DAPL

“The Dakota Access Pipeline represents a clear and present danger to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its people, and we will continue to fight until the Corps complies with the law.”

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Trump says Republicans lost at midterms because people put on disguises to vote illegally

"If you buy a box of cereal - you have a voter ID."

Authoritarian: Sanders describes Trump after the administration attacks the free press

"Trump describes the free media as an "enemy of the people"; attacks leaders of democratic countries while cozying up to authoritarian nations; and now uses his influence to try to stop the counting of votes in FL and GA."
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NY politician: We need to block $3 billion handout for Amazon & use money...

New York Assemblymember Ron Kim is introducing legislation to block the deal and redirect taxpayer money away from Amazon subsidies and toward student debt relief.

Despite famine, Khashoggi, and school bus massacre, House GOP moves swiftly to keep US...

The move ensured that Republicans can avoid voting on the bill – a vote in which they would have to choose between standing up against a war that has killed more than 15,000 civilians or angering President Donald Trump.

Pressure is on the Senate to reject Trump’s nominee for chief scientist at USDA

"We urge the Senate to listen to the American people and reject this pesticide industry loyalist who will put corporate profits over farmers, public health, and our environment."

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