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textUnited Nations Calls for Mozambique Disaster Aid as Country Wrestles with Illegal Debt by Kate Zeller
Washington, DC - On Thursday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for more relief aid to be sent to disaster-recovering Mozambique. The country is reeling from two devastating cyclones and wrestling with debts that Mozambique's high court calls illegal....
Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:31PM
textCalifornia to Evaluate Curbing Oil, Gas Extraction by Center for Biological Diversity
State Budget Funds Study on Decreasing Fossil Fuel Supply, Demand...
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2019 12:07AM
imageHawai'i Board of Education Bans Herbicides on School Grounds in Response to Community Concerns
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by Center for Food Safety
Honolulu, HI, June 28, 2019 — This week, the Hawai'i State Board of Education (BOE) released a memo announcing that it will be banning the use of herbicides on public school campuses effective immediately. The announcement is the result of a public meeting held on Monday between BOE officials, community members, and Dewayne "Lee" Johnson—the first plaintiff to win a cancer suit brought against Monsanto/Bayer....
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:59PM
textNew England Nuke Shuts Down by Michael Steinberg
After over 40 years, the Pilgrim nuclear power plant on Cape Cod in Massachusetts is finally shutting dow for good....
Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:37PM
textThree Mile Island Nuke Finally Shutting Down by Michael Steinberg
The notorious Three Mile Island nuclear plant is finally shutting down for good....
Posted: Sat Jun 1, 2019 4:46PM
imageCalifornia Safe Schools Honors Earth Day Heroes
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by Kathleen Ann Roesch
Honoring Lani Malmberg & Dr. Joseph Lyou for their exceptional efforts to protect human health & Mother Earth!...
Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 8:18PM
imageCapitalism, Fukushima, Creative Reconstruction & The History Of Olympics
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by Labor Video Project
Professor George Wright discusses the history of the Olympics and how privatization and control by the corporations of the world have led to in allowing the Olympics going to Japan and the contaminated Fukushima. The three broken nuclear reactors still have melted nuclear rods which must be cooled with water. He discusses the systemic corruption of the Olympic Committee and how it is now ignored the safety of the athletes and the public....
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 6:30PM
imageCanada's Dumping Problems and The War on Garbage & Toxic Waste
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by Mildred German
Mildred German of CFRO, Vancouver Coop Radio & Media Coop will be interviewing long-time activist Ted Alquitas, the publisher of the PhilippineCanadianNews.com on the issue of Philippines/Canada issues around garbage, and and Miranda Dick, of the Secwepemc nation around the Elders Sacred Fire in Turtle Valley that is currently stopping biosolids from being dumped in Secwepmeculcw....
Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 1:41AM
imageThe Second Annual Mining Resistors Gala Awards on Unceded Coast Salish Territories, May 1
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by Mildred German
Mildred German of Media Coop and CFRO Radio in Vancouver interviewed several Mining Justice Alliance and the Students for Mining Justice from the University of British Columbia, who organized this year’s gala....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 10:20PM
imageReport: Trump Fracking Leases Top 1 Gigaton of Potential Climate Pollution in Lower 48
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by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., May 15, 2019 — A new Center for Biological Diversity report shows that the Trump administration is dramatically ramping up oil and gas leases, offering nearly 5 million acres of public lands in the lower 48 states ― most of it in Wyoming and Utah. Those leases, offered as scientists warn that fossil fuels should be rapidly phased out, contain 1 gigaton of potential greenhouse gas pollution....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 9:47AM
imageArgentina Buenos Aires: Foro Agrario
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Agroecología, propiedad de la tierra, justicia y el rol de la mujer atravesando y despatriarcando cada palabra....
Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 2:42PM
imageWater Protector Locks Down to Tripod Blocking Enbridge Great Lakes Office
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by Water Protectors
Crowds Rally Across Minnesota on Day of Enbridge Shareholders Meeting...
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 1:18PM
textTrump Administration Weakens Offshore Oil Well-control Rule by Center for Biological Diversity
Latest Drilling Safety Rollback Ignores Cause of Deepwater Horizon Disaster...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 4:35PM
textSoCal Nukes Still Causing Problems * Years After Shutdown by Michael Steinberg
The San Onofre nuclear plant in SoCal shut down in 2012, but it's still causing big problems....
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 1:43PM
textGreta Thunberg's speech on economic growth by The Real-World Economics Review
Avoiding climate breakdown will require cathedral thinking. We must lay the foundation while we may not know exactly how to build the ceiling....
Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:55AM
imageTrump signs two executive orders expediting oil and gas pipelines
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by Dan Bacher
David Turnbull, Strategic Campaigns Director with Oil Change U.S., slammed the signing of the two executive orders, comparing the orders to taking a “jackhammer” to the Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act:...
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:40PM
imageCongress Urged to Boost Monarch Butterfly Conservation by $100 Million
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2019 — More than 100 conservation organizations today urged the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee to increase spending on monarch butterfly conservation by $100 million annually....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 1:05PM
imagePush is on to approve Adani coalmine before Australian federal elections
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by Margaret Gleeson at GreenLeft Weekly
The huge Indian mining corporation Adani has launched another public relations’ offensive in a bid to secure its last approvals before it can start work on its Carmichael coalmine in central Queensland before the federal election in May, and the right-of-centre Australian government is keen to help it along....
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:40AM
textConcerning Humanity’s Future: Interview with Nick Humphrey, Climatologist and Geoscientist by Michael L Longenecker
I first discovered the writings of Meteorologist/geoscientist Nick Humphrey with his brutally honest essay The Conversation No One Knows How To Have and since then have followed his posts and comments. He has been featured or quoted in a number of publications such as Mother Jones, New York Times, Washington Post, and Science Alert. Few scientists will publicly tell you how dire things are, but Nick Humphrey is not one to shy away from the truth. What follows is a Q&A interview I held wit...
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:25PM
imageU.N. Committee Urges UK Government to Consider “Comprehensive and Complete Ban” on Fracking
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by Food & Water Watch
Geneva/London/Brussels/Washington, March 13, 2019 - In an extraordinary move, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) slammed the United Kingdom’s policies on fracking for failing to protect the rights of rural women, and urged the British Government to “consider introducing a comprehensive and complete ban on fracking.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:23PM