Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tag: environmental justice

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first...

This is a perfect chance for President Biden to show the country and the world just how serious he is about environmental justice.

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on environmental justice, shutting down pipelines, capitalism &...

The way I see this is you make the concrete commitment on finances, you make the concrete commitment on bringing people together, and then you ask the communities to identify what needs to be done.

Warren, Booker & Steyer to take part in first-ever presidential forum...

“It’s important that we have these conversations about climate change, but those are the symptoms of a disease.”

While the Amazon burns, Brazil’s indigenous peoples rise up

A record outbreak of fires is incinerating the Amazon, the largest remaining tropical rainforest in the world, which is home to at least one in...

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."