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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tag: Paris Agreement

5 things to know before next week’s critical UN climate talks

You can participate, too. Climate change is not some far-away phenomenon, it is here now and impacts people around the globe everyday.

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5 million to help US meet Paris Climate...

"America made a commitment, and as an American, if the government's not going to do it we all have responsibility."

A year of Resistance – and why I’m hopeful for 2018

Americans from all walks of life are now awake to the threats this administration poses to our democracy, our health, our climate and basic human rights.

France becomes first country to ban fracking and oil production

The plan is part of France’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement, and their larger plan of weaning the French economy from fossil fuels.

World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration

“It is hard to overstate the significance of this historic announcement by the World Bank.”

There was progress at the Global Climate Summit. Now urgent action...

To create a climate-safe world doesn't simply require impressive targets for the next two decades – it requires urgent action in the next two years.

Trump’s climate COP-out and the movement it has unleashed

The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is a catastrophe, but it has inspired a whirlwind of bottom-up climate activism.

‘We are still in’: Sen. Markey & US lawmakers stage anti-Trump...

“We’re here to tell the world that Donald Trump does not represent the majority view in our country, that overwhelmingly people do believe that the planet is dangerously warming and that human activity is causing it and that we have to do something about it.”

If Asia leads on climate, the world will follow

China and South Korea could be game changers on climate – and create a more peaceful region in the process.

Nicaragua to sign Paris agreement, leaving Trump alone with Syria

Ortega's move leaves Trump in a two-member club with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, one of the world's most brutal dictators.

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Trump administration aims to strip Clean Water Act, opening up waterways to unlimited pollution

The Trump administration has been attacking the Clean Water Act and the Obama-era Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule since coming into power.

Norway becomes the first country in the world to ban palm oil biofuels

Environmentalists are hailing the decision as an important victory that will set an example for other countries.

Here are the 19 companies that have laid people off after fighting for the...

More than half of the coalition of companies that fought for slashing the corporate tax rate have made layoffs since the GOP tax bill's enactment.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Supreme Court denies cert in Planned Parenthood case, lower court rulings protecting patients remain

Planned Parenthood was pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling and called it a "win for patients in Louisiana and Kansas."

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