Friday, July 12, 2024

Tag: environmental activism

Mountain Valley Pipeline faces renewed opposition after federal nods

Amidst growing controversy, the Mountain Valley Pipeline gains federal approval for rate hikes and extensions, sparking renewed opposition from environmentalists and communities across the region.

A poisoned legacy: challenging the EPA’s reluctance to ban glyphosate amidst...

Unveiling the controversy: a deep dive into the legal, scientific, and humanitarian debate over glyphosate's future

As planet heats, U.S. ramps up fossil fuel production, casting a...

Despite mounting climate concerns, the U.S. is set to break records in fossil fuel production, complicating international efforts to phase out these energy sources at the upcoming COP28 summit.

How to beat the ‘fracking frenzy’—lessons from the campaign that ended...

“We want to make the government listen to the community, who for over a decade now have been saying that fracking is not safe, not trusted, not wanted in the territory."

Battling a mining Goliath on two continents

Environmental activists have made some important strides in confronting the Australian mining company Lynas.

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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Take the best cognitive test, Joe. Ace it—then fortify support, win nomination, then slam/shame...

Are we all not flying blind with two geriatrics on display (though the right-wing cares not at all).

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Sen. Peter Welch calls for Biden to step aside amid concerns of Trump victory

Vermont Senator Peter Welch urges President Joe Biden to withdraw from the 2024 race, citing potential harm to Democrats’ chances and concerns over Biden’s age and performance.

Ocasio-Cortez files impeachment articles against Justices Thomas and Alito amid ethics scandals

Liberal Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduces impeachment articles against Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, citing undisclosed gifts and conflicts of interest.