Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: Paris

Shattering Europe?

Why Trump’s Paris fiasco really matters.

Trump bashes Paris, sucker punches our oldest ally, rewards terrorism

Mark down this unprovoked Paris slam as another inexcusable Trump hustle, beyond any apology that will never come.

Eleven cities showing what bold climate action looks like

“The winning projects show that great progress is being made on every continent, and they serve as an inspiration to other cities.”

Africa and the Paris Agreement: Which Way Forward?

While some African countries are among the 86 Parties that had ratified the Agreement by Oct. 27, an analysis revealed that most African NDCs are vague in their adaptation and mitigation aspirations.

Paris Goes Car-Free First Sunday of Every Month

Paris leads the pack in monthly car-free days, but several large metro cities participate in international car-free day on Sept. 22 every year, including Washington, DC, Seattle and Long Island, New York.

Top Six Green Energy Good News Stories From the Paris COP21

There is some good news on the emissions front, and new renewable energy installations are key to it.

The UN Paris Climate Change Agreement: One World, One Climate?

The Paris climate change agreement may be an ambitious and balanced plan and a historic turning point in the goal of reducing global warming, but according to French ambassador to the United Nation, Francois Delattre, - : “On espere, -- One hopes.”

Top Climate Expert: Crisis is Worse Than We Think & Scientists...

The climate crisis is more severe than even many scientists have acknowledged. Climate expert Kevin Anderson says many scientists are self-censoring their work to downplay the severity of the climate crisis.

Beyond ISIS

For a rich and powerful nation to conclude that it has no choice but to engage in quasi-permanent armed conflict in the far reaches of the planet represents the height of folly. Power confers choice.

Blowback, Payback; The War on Terror is Backfiring

Are the recent horrific acts of terrorism that occurred in Paris, Brussels, and other parts of the world just a precursor of what is soon to come?

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.