Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Tag: environmental activism

Free after 993 Days: Environmental lawyer Steven Donziger on leaving house...

“I didn’t really understand freedom until it was taken away.”

Murder of activist in India highlights growing risk to environmental defenders

Ajit Maneshwar Naik, a 57-year-old environmental activist who fought against the construction of new dams on the Kali River in the state of Karnataka in India, was killed last month.

5 ways communities are coping with climate anxiety

From action-oriented toolkits to talk therapy and meditation, these responses facilitate recovery, hope, and activism.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 26, 2018

Federal lawsuit against President Trump's business interests allowed to proceed, deadly wildfires rage around the world, Betsy Devos is hurting students again, and more.

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How small farms are reclaiming culture in Palestine

Palestinians are organizing CSA programs and small farms to become food sovereign and protect their culture against colonialism.

State trooper suspended and charged with assault

Police have not yet released the footage of the incident or identified the motorist who was attacked by Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Trooper Israel Moore.

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Arsenal of autocracy?

The major weapons makers cash in worldwide—not just in Ukraine.

Humans must focus on more than carbon dioxide to meet Paris Agreement targets, study...

“We need to cut the short-lived pollutants so that there are no short-term catastrophes in the next 25 years, without losing track of the long term.”