Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: Paris Climate Agreement

17 governors renew climate pledges on anniversary of Trump’s Paris Accord...

The governors of sixteen states and Puerto Rico that make up the U.S. Climate Alliance recommitted their pledges to the Paris agreement and announced a new wave of initiatives to accelerate and scale up climate action.

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."

25 percent of the earth could see a permanent drought by...

If Earth’s temperature goes up by 2 degrees Celsius by 2050, more than 25 percent of the world would live in a state of drought.

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.

US is now the ONLY country not in Paris climate agreement

Trump's stance on climate change and his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has generated intense global criticism.

Trump lies as global warming’s victims die

The Trump administration's lies about climate change are having real impacts today.

Despite withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, US will join climate...

The United Nations welcomes the Trump Administration’s re-engagement.

Our best shot at meeting Paris goals? Make energy public

A new report finds public ownership is the best way for cities and towns to meet renewable energy and efficiency targets.

Trump channels Nero

Our descendants will thank us and curse the greedy grabber polluters. 

Climate action: U.S. cities, states, and businesses step up and vow...

The U.S. could meet 60 percent of its Paris commitment through efforts of cities, states and businesses.  

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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...

‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

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...

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...

Are terrorist watch lists expanding under Trump?

My wife, Joyce, and I recently traveled to Vienna for a week, where she had been invited to perform on Austrian state...