Wells Fargo Hit By Climate Protest for Second Consecutive Day
Leon Kunstenaar | indybay.org | 2020-02-25
Silicon Valley Environmental group holds "visitation" event at Mountain View branch.
Stop Funding Climate Chaos! Big Banks Protest in San Anselmo
350Marin, Sunrise Movement, Sierra Club | indybay.org | 2020-02-25
Creek Park, 451 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo, California 94960…
Protesters in Silicon Valley Tell Wells Fargo "Quit the Dirty Energy Business"
Die-In Inside Bank Branch | indybay.org | 2020-02-25
Demonstrators called on Big Oil's largest lender, Wells Fargo, to halt its financing of fossil fuels and invest instead in clean energy solutions to the climate crisis. They took their protest of Feb 21 to a branch in Mountain View, CA.
JP Morgan economists warn of 'catastrophic outcomes' of human-caused climate crisis
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-02-25
"Don't want to hear Greta Thunberg or Extinction Rebellion? Try J.P. Morgan instead." | Source…
A Green New Deal for South African workers?
Carilee Osborne | zcomm.org | 2020-02-25
"Both environmental and economic denialism are dangerous and should not be entertained. We think we can and must tackle climate change and unemployment simultaneously. All it requires is creativity, political will, planning and resources."
Australian Government Is Burning Our Children's Future
Bill Spence | zcomm.org | 2020-02-25
Despite devastating fires, the Australian government is actively opposing any moves to limit climate damage…
For the climate: protecting the Commons and fixing Democracy
W. T. Whitney, Jr. | mronline.org | 2020-02-25
Climate change, unchecked, promises planetary disaster. All forms of life are threatened. Scientific evidence strongly suggests capitalistforms of production and consumption gave rise to climate change in the first place and have allowed the process to advance. | Source…
What If Buttigieg Said That He Doesn't Accept the "Fashionable" View That Climate Change is a Problem?
Dean Baker | counterpunch.org | 2020-02-25
To my knowledge, he hasn't said anything like that, but Buttigieg did say that he doesn't accept the "fashionable" view that current deficits are not a problem. When he made this comment, many progressives denounced him for supporting deficit reducing policies that will slow growth and raise unemployment. Since most plans for deficit reduction also…
Demand to Stop Funding Climate Change at Wells Fargo Branch
Leon Kunstenaar | indybay.org | 2020-02-25
Silicon Valley Climate Action Network occupies San Jose branch…
TheGreenNewCity March & Rally for Housing, Climate Justice and Animals
Direct Action Everywhere SF | indybay.org | 2020-02-25
Southwest of Golden Gate Fields, West of Gilman houseless encampment | (Golden Gate Fields horse track, 1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710) | Marching to Berkeley City Hall, 2180 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA 94704…
'No Indoctrinated Puppet': German 'Anti-Greta Thunberg' Rises Against Climate Alarmism
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-25
A young German YouTuber doesn't like to be compared to Greta Thunberg in any way, saying her vision did not develop in response to the Swedish activist, but more likely in parallel with her, sparked by her disagreement with German authorities' liberal immigration policies.
Capitalism, patriarchy and racism threaten to destroy this world
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-25
Climate Laurie AdkinIssue 1255 Canada just transition degrowthFebruary 25, 2020At this point in human history, the limits of capitalism and the limits of our species' life on Earth have converged. We have never b…
The Dangers of Synthetic Biology: A Biotech Firm Made a Smallpox-like Virus on purpose. Nobody Seems to Care
Prof. Gregory D. Koblentz | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-24
In 2017, the virologist David Evans made headlines when he used synthetic biology to recreate the extinct horsepox virus, which is closely related to the virus that causes smallpox, a disease eradicated in 1980. Evans and his team, ordering the | …
African Youth Optimistic About Future on the Continent: Survey
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-24
Young people across Africa are overwhelmingly optimistic about their future and believe the continent is heading for success thanks to new technologies and entrepreneurship, according to the African Youth Survey 2020 released Thursday. | RELATED: | The 2020 Africa Climate Week to Face Paris Agreement Challenges | The survey, conducted by the Ichikowitz Family Foundation, said that "a rising Afro-Optimism amon…
Environmental Voter Guide. Democratic Candidates 2020
TCFBDAF | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-24
The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund evaluated each candidate on four key environmental issue areas: | saving wildlife, protecting public lands, ensuring environmental justice and ending the climate crisis. | We evaluated every candidate polling above 1% in the latest national …
New Deal for Nature: Paying the Emperor to Fence the Wind
Stephen Corry | counterpunch.org | 2020-02-24
The latest idea to be heavily promoted by big conservation NGOs is doubling the world's so-called "Protected Areas" (PAs) so that they cover thirty percent of the globe's lands and oceans. This is now their main rallying cry and response to two of the world's biggest problems
'Earthquakes in London': Aftershock of an epic play about climate change
Ed Rampell | peoplesworld.org | 2020-02-24
VENICE, Calif.–Rogue Machine's West Coast premiere of award-winning British playwright Mike Bartlett's Earthquakes in London is, according to the company's artistic director and the drama's co-director John Perrin Flynn, "quite simply, the best play I have read about global warming." This three hour-ish, UK-set tour-de-force takes a deep dive into the pressing subject of climate–as …
The problem with taking politics out of climate change
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-24
Climate Jeff SparrowIssue 1255 Australia decarbonisationFebruary 24, 2020″Get the politics out of climate change." It's a slogan heard almost inevitably whenever discussion turns to the looming environmental catastrophe. | You can understand why, given the paralysis grippi…
'Amazing News': Climate Activists Celebrate Victory After Forcing Company to Abandon Proposed Tar Sands Project
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-02-24
Climate campaigners celebrated a "momentous win" in Canada after Teck Resources on Sunday withdrew its application to build a tar sands mine in Alberta and the CEO admitted that because of "the growing debate" over fossil fuel use amid a climate crisis, "it is now evidence that there is no constructive path forward for the project." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-11933186871.jpg …
Global Rescue Plan to Stop Mass Extinction 'Hopelessly Weak and Inadequate'
Andrea Germanos, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-02-24
"We need an urgent plan to save humanity and this is not it." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/draft-framework-biodiversity-inadequate.jpg …
UN deputy chief see first-hand toll of climate change on Zimbabwe's natural habitat
news.un.org | 2020-02-23
Alongside the human population, Africa's animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed saw first-hand on Sunday in Zimbabwe.
Paul Paz y Miño, Saqib Bhatti & Beverly Bell on Environmental Justice & Cross-National Solidarity
CounterSpin | fair.org | 2020-02-21
There will only be an increasing number of frontline struggles between extractive, climate-disrupting industry and those willing to stand up to it. Corporate media's inadequate attention, and unwillingness to truly call out the moneyed interests causing present and future harms, make them more often part of the problem than the solution.
Climate emergency demands system change
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-21
Climate Socialist AllianceIssue 1254 Australia just transitionsFebruary 21, 2020The Socialist Alliance has been developing this charter for climate action since it…
"And Then Nothing. Silence"
Media Lens | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-20
If you were mad enough to judge the state of the world by the daily outpourings of 'mainstream' media, you would have no real understanding of the perilous state of the human race. Or, if you had concerns on seeing the latest news on climate breakdown, you would not be fully informed about the powerful …
The climate crisis and the need for peace
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-20
war Climate Nick DeaneIssue 1254 Australia climate refugees weapons militaryFebruary 2…
What Will it Take to Prevent Climate Collapse?
Brian Tokar | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
Perhaps we can even begin to realize the dream of a liberated and truly interdependent global community of communities. The future of life on earth may depend on our ability to do just that…
Could the Climate Crisis Be "The Good News of Damnation"?
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2020-01-26
On August 12, 1945, six days after the U.S. government obliterated the city of Hiroshima with a single atomic bomb, Robert Hutchins, the president of the University of Chicago, delivered a remarkable public address. Speaking on his weekly radio program, the Chicago Roundtable, Hutchins observed that Leon Bloy, a French philosopher, had referred to…