Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Paris Climate Agreement

US officially rejoins Paris agreement

This is considered a symbolic and important step toward the aggressive action required to stem the tide of climate change.

Bill McKibben on US withdrawal from Paris Accord, California fires, climate...

“The decision of the United States to be the only country on Earth …"

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.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.