Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: UK

Protests across Britain against Johnson’s suspension of parliament

“We're fighting for democracy and for a society that works for the 99 percent, not the elites that Trump and Johnson serve.”

UK’s only fracking site stops work after two earthquakes in less...

“Even small vibrations at ground level can be the sign of far more damaging impacts deep underground.”

Scotland generates enough wind energy to power itself twice

“These are amazing figures, Scotland’s wind energy revolution is clearly continuing to power ahead.”

UK government confirms ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs

"So today I am taking action to turn the tide on plastic pollution, and ensure we leave our environment in a better state for future generations."

Fracking filthy fuel

England is the only country within the UK where fracking is currently allowed.

“Don’t Panic!” Theresa May’s Brexit plan and the continuing trials of...

A dangerous agenda especially for corporations and the wealthy who may finally have to pay their fair share.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

UK goes 55 hours without coal power, breaking record

In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.

UK pledges £61.4 million to fight ocean plastics

"This week we will look closely at how we can tackle the many threats to the health of the world's oceans, including the scourge of marine plastic pollution."

The spy and the nerve agent: The new Cold War heats...

In a horrifying case of life imitating lowbrow art, it seems likely there will be many twists and turns to the story, even if an actual ending in which all is revealed seems unlikely.

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Justice Sotomayor slams the Supreme Court’s ‘new normal’ under Trump

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed Trump’s “third-country” asylum rule to go into effect. It’s the administration’s toughest barrier to asylum-seekers yet, and a...