Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: Indigenous Resistance

Fossil fuel extraction threatens Africa’s remaining elephants

The growing global outcry against the destruction caused by the oil and gas industry has pushed leaders to address their actions to...

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...

Why the voting rights struggle is a tipping point for American...

E.J. Jenkins vividly recalls the day his mom worked a voter registration drive at a grocery store in Gary, Indiana, and followed...

Indigenous resistance rising as Thanksgiving turns 400

Native communities are resilient, organized, and rising up.

COP26: Climate pledges don’t match up with policies—or consumer behavior

The Glasgow Climate Pact kicks the climate can down the road.

COP26: Will humanity’s ‘last and best chance’ to save earth’s climate...

here is a chance we can prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, but world leaders must hold businesses accountable and listen to Indigenous communities.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the...

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

Indigenous resistance instrumental in stopping high-profile fossil fuel projects, says report

Indigenous peoples in North America have helped block tar sands mines, oil pipelines, and LNG export terminals. Their successes against the fossil fuel industry have kept enormous volumes of carbon pollution out of the atmosphere.

Indigenous resistance disrupts billions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually

“Indigenous communities resisting oil, gas, and coal projects across their territory are demonstrating true climate leadership.”

New UN climate report is ‘code red for humanity,’ but joining...

In its first major climate report since 2013, the IPCC offers its starkest warning yet: Serious impacts of global warming are now unavoidable.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.