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image'Rumble on the Mountain' Songs from the Water to Halt Uranium Mining in Grand Canyon
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by Brenda Norrell
Hopi singer Ryon Polequaptewa, spoke on the sacred cedar which lends itself to make the Hopi flute, and of the sacred space of Hopi, where there is "very little rain, but an abundance of life," during the seven-hour music extravaganza 'Rumble on the Mountain,' at the Orpheum Theater in Flagstaff on Saturday. The celebration of water focused on the threat to Havasupai water by uranium mining now ongoing in the Grand Canyon. Carletta Tilouisi, Havasupai said, "Our Havasupai youths danced and sa...
Posted: Tue, Feb 6, 2024 8:42am PST
textElected officials want inclusive, equitable offshore wind power development by Ramona Duhoux
For security and equitability offshore wind will move America off its dependence on fossil fuels. Over 550 elected officials want inclusive, equitable offshore wind power development to improve health, economies and mitigate climate disasters....
Posted: Thu, Feb 1, 2024 12:09pm PST
imageSix Pesticides Threaten Over Half of Endangered Species
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Lawsuit Targets Federal Fish and Wildlife Service’s Failure to Protect Endangered Species From Toxic Pesticides...
Posted: Thu, Feb 1, 2024 10:14am PST
imageFort McDermitt Tribal Leader Choked Youth During Lithium Americas Community Meeting
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by Brenda Norrell
A Fort McDermitt tribal leader in Nevada attacked a minor and choked him during a public community meeting with Lithium Americas. The tribal youth was videotaping a meeting held about financial benefits from lithium mining by Lithium Americas of Canada, now digging into the Paiute Massacre Site in northern Nevada....
Posted: Fri, Jan 19, 2024 6:07am PST
imageHavasupai Water and Existence Threatened by New Uranium Mining on at Grand Canyon
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by Brenda Norrell
Havasupai said their worst fears have come true, and now Energy Fuels is extracting toxic uranium, violating their sacred place, threatening their water source and jeopardizing their existence. "As Guardians of the Grand Canyon, we the Havsuw 'Baaja, the Havasupai Tribe, have opposed uranium mining in and around our Reservation and the Grand Canyon since time immemorial. We do this to protect our people, our land, our water, our past, our present and our future."...
Posted: Fri, Jan 12, 2024 3:21am PST
imageClimate Change Cartoons
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by Andy Steckel
I draw cartoons, about half of which address progressive political topics. Attached are several related to climate change....
Posted: Sat, Dec 30, 2023 2:59pm PST
documentBiden Administration Moves to Protect Old-Growth Forests
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Environmental Groups Welcome Needed Action on Old Growth, Urge Future Action on Mature Forests...
Posted: Fri, Dec 22, 2023 3:31pm PST
imageLithium Mine Battle at Paiute Massacre Site Links to Global Battle Against Greenwashing
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by Brenda Norrell
The struggle to protect Peehee Mu'huh, Thacker Pass, from lithium mine links the global struggles of uncontacted Indonesians battling nickel mining, child slaves in Congo's cobalt mines, and the peoples' battles against lithium mining in Serbia and Argentina. They are all battling the greenwashing of the false solution of electric vehicles for climate change....
Posted: Wed, Dec 6, 2023 10:38am PST
textCOP28 Climate Summit Negotiations Focus on Commitments for Developing Countries by Anjoulie Woodhead
Most Developing Countries Spend More on Debt Service than on Addressing Country Climate Crisis Challenges...
Posted: Mon, Dec 4, 2023 7:33am PST
textCottage with a catastrophic view by Tomasz Konicz
In Florida's real estate market, the late neoliberal bubble economy and the capitalist climate crisis are mutually reinforcing each other; at the local level, the internal and external barriers to capital are being felt here: rising sea levels and more devastating storms threaten to devalue real estate - and a climate-induced collapse of the real estate market would weigh on the economy....
Posted: Thu, Nov 9, 2023 5:18am PST
imageDebut Graphic Novel Highlights Plight of California Mountain Lions
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by Center for Biological Diversity
‘Tales of the Urban Wild: A Puma’s Journey’ to be Released Oct. 24...
Posted: Fri, Oct 20, 2023 11:18am PDT
imageRazones para detener el tratado de comercio UnionEuropea- Mercosur
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Razones para detener el tratado de comercio Union Europea- Mercosur...
Posted: Fri, Oct 13, 2023 7:06am PDT
imageWhite Mesa Ute March Against Radioactive Dump on Homeland in Utah
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by Brenda Norrell
WHITE MESA, Utah -- Ute Mountain Ute Yolanda Badback welcomed all to the spiritual walk and rally to halt the uranium mill now poisoning the land, water and air in southeastern Utah, in the Four Corners region. The White Mesa Mill, operated by Energy Fuels, is now bringing in radioactive waste from other countries, after already storing nuclear waste that was too dangerous to remain at the Nevada Test Site....
Posted: Thu, Oct 12, 2023 2:36pm PDT
imageTejido global de alternativas contra el cambio climático y el extractivismo colonial
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Tejido global de alternativas para enfrentar el cambio climático y el extractivismo colonial...
Posted: Wed, Oct 11, 2023 3:55pm PDT
textGroups celebrate Orphan Well Prevention Act-to make polluters pay to clean-up idle wels by Ramon du Houx
Newsom signs the Orphan Well Prevention Act - to make polluters pay to clean up idle oil wells, and vetos bill backed by the fossil fuel industry that wanted to stop holding refiners accountable for price gouging. Elected officials and groups celebrate these victories...
Posted: Sat, Oct 7, 2023 2:10pm PDT
textForgotten Mountains. Why Kilimanjaro, Tibet, Himalaya, Greenland Are So Warm? by Zbigniew Charnas
Counting from the altitude temperature gradient, the warming of Kilimanjaro's summit – where the snows have just disappeared and the glacier melted – we get warming over a century by about 5 *C. That is, it is four times higher than on average on the Earth's surface at the same time. Global warming on the Earth’s sea and land surface of about 1.5 *C for the period 1900 – 2023 is not adequate indicator to the all 3D warming process. The Earth is not flat. The adequate for global warming-vapour...
Posted: Fri, Oct 6, 2023 11:13am PDT
textCourt Upholds Denial of ExxonMobil’s Plan to Truck Oil in Santa Barbara, Restart Offshore Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, September 27, 2023 — The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California today upheld Santa Barbara County’s denial of ExxonMobil’s proposal to transport oil by tanker trucks along hazardous California highways. The plan would have helped the company restart three drilling platforms off the Santa Barbara coast, shut down since the disastrous Refugio oil spill eight years ago....
Posted: Thu, Sep 28, 2023 7:33am PDT
imageFederal Appeals Court Hears Case of Excessive Force by Law Enforcement at Standing Rock
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by Brenda Norrell
A federal appeals court heard arguments in the class action lawsuit filed for excessive force at Backwater Bridge at Standing Rock, North Dakota, by water protectors who suffered critical injuries. The issues argued include whether the use of munitions, bean bags filled with shot, and water sprayed on water protectors in temperatures below freezing, were justified or legal. Rachel Lederman, lead counsel for water protectors, told the Eighth Circuit Appeals Court's three-member panel of judges...
Posted: Wed, Sep 27, 2023 8:39am PDT
imageSuiza-Basilea: Foro de los Pueblos por la Justicia Climática
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Suiza-Basilea: Foro de los Pueblos por la Justicia Climática y la Regulación Financiera “Los derechos de la naturaleza no se negocian”...
Posted: Wed, Sep 27, 2023 6:54am PDT
documentAppeal Aims to Protect California’s Pine Mountain, Reyes Peak From Massive Logging Project
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by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, September 19, 2023 — Conservation groups filed an appeal today asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to cancel a controversial logging and vegetation clearing project atop Pine Mountain and Reyes Peak in Southern California’s Los Padres National Forest....
Posted: Thu, Sep 21, 2023 7:59am PDT
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