Saturday, February 29, 2020

Tag: pollution

The Great Barrier Reef and the Real Danger to the World’s...

The Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure on Earth, is on its death bed and will be lucky to survive just another 5 years. The culprit? It’s not what you think.

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France Bans Plastic Silverware, Plates and Cups

France has become the first country to ban the use of single-use plastic kitchenware by 2020.

Teens Discover Seed That Naturally Cleanses Polluted Water

The seeds of this tree can filter contaminated water, remove impurities and even make water drinkable again.

Cities Turning to a Plastic-Free Future

Plastic Free July is asking you to ditch one-time use plastic goods for an entire month.

Coal Dust Responsible for Thousands of Deaths in the E.U.

Not only does burning coal cost companies and governments billions of pounds in disease treatment and lost working days, but it is proven to be the cause of thousands of deaths.

San Francisco Getting Stricter About Styrofoam

At the beginning of 2017, the use of polystyrene will be banned in San Francisco.

Whistleblower Says EPA Officials Covered Up Toxic Fracking Methane Emissions for...

An environmental watchdog claims the EPA is involved in a cover-up holding back information about the oil and gas industry.

Koch Brothers Struggle to Block Climate Action in State Legislatures

The Koch groups have been targeting state budgets as a vehicle to protect polluter interests, with limited success.

Gov. Cuomo Rejects the Constitution Pipeline, Huge Win for the Anti-Fracking...

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation just denied a key permit to companies seeking to build a 124-mile fracked gas pipeline.

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‘You’ll see rebellion’: Sanders supporters denounce open threats by superdelegates to steal nomination

“The Democrats might be able to stop Sanders, but in doing so they would destroy their party’s own electoral prospects.”

Cruel and unusual: Julian Assange’s extradition hearing begins

It’s a slippery slope and in a world of so-called ‘fake news’ could have negative consequences for journalists and whistle-blowers trying to speak truth to power far into the future.

Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to fight inequality

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”