Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tag: India

India’s decision to eliminate single-use plastic bags by 2022 is ‘game-changing’

"It is the duty of each one of us, to ensure that the quest for material prosperity does not compromise our environment."

10 amazing social movement struggles in 2017 that give us reason...

Here are ten stories showing that people power works.

India may ban petcoke, one of dirtiest fossil fuels exported by...

“NCR air pollution is at public health emergency levels and requires drastic action.”

1,200 dead, 41 million affected by flooding in India, Bangladesh and...

Although the monsoon is an annual event, this year’s rains have been considered far worse than usual, and people are blaming climate change for making things much worse.

World’s biggest coal company closes 37 mines as solar prices plummet

India's energy market is undergoing a rapid transformation as it moves away from fossil fuels.

Coal is in a death spiral as India cancels new plants...

The renewable energy sector in India already accounts for 60,000 jobs, and will add a similar number by 2022.

Asia: 260 million indigenous peoples marginalized, discriminated

Asian indigenous peoples face discrimination and marginalization, heavy assimilation pressure and violent repression by state security forces.

Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous...

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

This park in India is shooting poachers to protect rhinos

The policy is heavily controversial. Not all of those that have been shot are poachers.

Dalit Lives Matter

Technology has helped to facilitate these movements locally and disseminated information about them throughout the world in a way earlier generations of activists could have only dreamed about.

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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

Hidden Trump report reveals water plan will harm endangered whales and salmon

It's become a familiar story with the Trump administration: Scientists write a report that shows the administration's policies will cause environmental damage,...