Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: France

France to ban sale of cars powered by gasoline and diesel

France intends to end oil and gas exploration in French territory, eliminate coal-fired power plants by 2022 and encourage homeowners to produce their own energy.

France to ban all new development of shale oil and gas

The days of unfettered fossil fuel extraction are over.

Feeling the “pulse of Europe,” tens of thousands are protesting to...

Demonstrators say their first taste of activism for the French election has inspired them to carry on.

Le Pen’s lament

Was France’s presidential contest a setback for the new nationalism?

What foreign policy will new French president pursue in the Middle...

Macron favors continued French intervention in West Africa and Mali in order to “eradicate the threat at its origin.”

The attack on Western democracy

Are Western democracies under attack from Russia and the alt-right in America, in an effort to put racist nationalists in power?

In France, ‘us and them’ amid elections

Many residents of France are in fact wondering how the country reached its current stage, with an extreme-right candidate again making it to the second round of French presidential elections.

What other countries know: Fairer representation makes a stronger democracy

A democratic country – or community – ought to be self-governing in a way that allows every member a fair part in effective political discussion.

For the first time, a U.S. president backs a fascist France

How many Americans died to prevent a fascist take-over here and to end the Vichy in France itself.

Poachers break into French zoo and kill rhino for its horn

Of the five rhino species in existence, all are currently on the endangered species list.

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Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”

Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.