Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: UK

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.

Did Putin do it? Chemical attack in the UK

If you’re Sherlock Holmes, and you go through all these facts and possibilities, would you still conclude that Putin’s agents were definitely behind this chemical attack?

Whoa! It’s really crazy here in America!

Thoughts on returning from a short, eventful trip to the UK.

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”