Saturday, July 4, 2020

Tag: environment

Bipartisan senators praise passage of Great American Outdoors Act

“Years of bipartisan work have led to this moment and this historic opportunity for conservation.”

How to keep America’s public workers safe as we emerge from...

In a crisis like that, public servants will rely on the public to stand with them in demanding that officials implement aggressive safety plans and provide the other resources that workers need.

As Amazonian wildfire season approaches, we must protect the vulnerable forest

Jair Bolsonaro’s aggressive deregulation and exploitation of the Amazon’s resources threatens the entire planet.

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial...

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Court reaffirms Keystone XL’s non-pipeline construction permit invalid, again

“Constructing pipelines through rivers, streams and wetlands without analyzing the impacts on imperiled species is unconscionable."

Trump signs executive order greenlighting ‘corporate takeover of our oceans while...

Environmental groups sued the EPA over the move, which they condemned as a "free pass for polluters."

Brazil using pandemic as smokescreen for new attacks on the Amazon,...

"The invaders think they can enter the indigenous reserve because of the government agenda."

Jane Goodall: COVID-19 is a product of our unhealthy relationship with...

Let us recognize that the health of people, animals and the environment are connected. Let us show respect for each other, for the other sentient animals, and for Mother Nature.

‘Milestone moment’ as JPMorgan Chase announces former Exxon CEO to no...

"JPMorgan Chase shareholders will be best served when Raymond is removed from the board entirely."

Trump admin sits on $43 billion intended for clean energy loans...

"These utility-led programs could drive significant job and economic growth statewide as we step out of our current pause."

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Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.