Monday, October 3, 2022

Tag: South Africa

Court order blocks Shell’s seismic surveys off South Africa’s Wild Coast

A South African court has ordered oil giant Shell to suspend plans for seismic blasting along the country’s Wild Coast, in a decision hailed by environmentalists.

Turning away from fossil fuels: Lessons from the anti-apartheid movement

The rhetorical battle over turning away from investments in companies contributing to climate change, it seems, has been won.

South Africa ends captive lion breeding industry

“It’s a real win for wildlife. I think commitment for change is the most courageous step and the most important one.”

The growing myth of ‘white genocide’ in South Africa

Donald Trump’s lack of curiosity or basic knowledge of the world becomes most dangerous, exacerbating tensions in faraway places that he simply doesn’t understand and views through a prism created by right wing hacks (and his own long held racist views).

Water run out: Days are numbered in Cape Town

Residents are bracing for "Day Zero" as South Africa's second largest city could see the end of free flowing water by April 12.

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This one thing made Alex Jones stop lying 

It turns out there actually might be a way to stop the constant stream of lies coming from the right-wing media. Sue. Them.

Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report finds

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes. 

The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

The urgent climate case for defunding the Pentagon

Is it finally time to defund war?

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.