Day of Protest: 300 At Chase in Santa Cruz
Zoe Kunstenaar | indybay.org | 2020-03-02
Five Arrested and Bank Closed in Extinction Rebellion Protest…
Above-average temperatures 'likely in many parts of the world in coming months'
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-03-02
Many parts of the world are likely to see above-average temperatures over the next few months
XR Flash Mob Dance and Action 2-28-2020
AutumnSun | indybay.org | 2020-03-02
"TELL JPMORGAN TO STOP FUNDING CLIMATE DESTRUCTION!" | "Chase is by far the worst banker of fossil fuels and fossil fuel expansion by far a wide margin!"
First U.S. Union-Authorized Climate Strike?
Jeremy Brecher | zcomm.org | 2020-03-02
On Thursday February 27 thousands of Minneapolis cleaning workers walked off their jobs and struck their downtown commercial high-rises. Among their key demands was that their employers take action on climate change…
Jenny Offill's Novel of Climate Dread
Tony Tulathimutte | thenation.com | 2020-03-02
Jenny Offill's Novel of Climate Dread…
Noah, New and Improved: the Endangered Species Act Under Trump
Steven Krichbaum | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-02
So now the Trump administration has got a stranglehold on the Endangered Species Act and is going to "modernize" extinction and "update" endangerment
California's Primary Season Comes Amid a Dramatic Battle Over Nuclear Energy
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-03-01
California's Super Tuesday primary on March 3 comes amid an atomic struggle whose outcome will hugely impact the nation and world, including the global climate crisis, the Green New Deal and the outcome of the 2020 election. | Ground Zero is Diablo Canyon, nine miles west of San Luis Obispo. Ringed by earthquake faults, the two big atomic reactors there are less than 50 miles west of the infamous San Andreas Fault. Since their mid-1980s opening, the Diablo Canyon reactors have become a symbol…
Did We Just Witness the First Union-Authorized Climate Strike in the United States?
Jeremy Brecher | commondreams.org | 2020-03-01
Thousands of Minneapolis cleaning workers walked off their jobs and struck their downtown commercial high-rises. Among their key demands was that their employers take action on climate change. Quite possibly the first union sanctioned strike in the U.S. for climate protection demands. (Photo: SEIU Local 26) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/1200x630_seiu_1.png …
Labour leads calls for Priti Patel to resign
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-03-01
Home Secretary Priti Patel faces calls for her to resign following a fall-out at the top of the Home Office. | Philip Rutnam, the department's most senior civil servant, quit on Saturday after accusing Patel of orchestrating a "vicious" campaign against him, of lying about her involvement in it and of creating a climate of fear among her officials. | Labour has ramped up the pressure on the under-fire home secretary, with shadow chancellor John McDonnell suggesting she could be forced to resign. | McDonnell, when asked if Patel could stay in her post, told Sky News' Sophy Ridge on Sunday: "I can't see it, it's bi…
Climate change and the class divide
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-02-29
No, we're not all in it together. Our rulers are responsible for the system that's creating an ecological catastrophe. As that crisis intensifies, it's exposing and intensifying the divide between us and them. | Source…
Donald Trump's Climate Policy: 'Get Your Mops and Buckets Ready'
Mark Hertsgaard | thenation.com | 2020-02-28
Donald Trump's Climate Policy: 'Get Your Mops and Buckets Ready'…
After Bloomberg, climate was public enemy no. 2 at Nevada Democratic debate
Zoya Teirstein | peoplesworld.org | 2020-02-28
If you're reading this, congratulations! You've made it to the ninth
State-Sponsored Commercial Espionage. The Global Theft of Ideas
Larry Romanoff | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-28
After digesting its massive theft of ideas, things and people from Paperclip following the end of World War II, the US wasted no time in designing and implementing the world's largest network of commercial espionage that has ever existed, and …
Don't forget the right-wing extremists in government
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-28
Fighting Fund Peter BoyleIssue 1255 Australia anti-protest laws Extinction RebellionFebruary 28, 2020After Australian Security Intelligence Organisation chief Michael Burgess warned that rig…
How the Climate Crisis Is Making the Spread of Infectious Diseases Like Coronavirus More Common
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-27
Sonia Shah is an investigative science journalist and author of "Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond." Her new book is titled "The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move" and will be published in June. She says the climate crisis is making outbreaks of infectious diseases more common, with the destruction of natural animal habitats and the changes in migration bringing humans and animals into ever-closer contact and making new pathogens more likely. Her latest article, published in The Nation, is titled "Think Exotic Animals Are to Blame for the Coronavirus? Th…
Blacktown Council declares climate emergency
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-27
Climate Susan PriceIssue 1255 Australia BlacktownFebruary 27, 2020After a community campaign, Blacktown City Council, in Sydney's west, has become the latest local council to declare a climate emergency. | Activists from Cool Down Western Sydney organised petitions and c…
The climate crisis can't wait: 2050 is too late
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-27
Climate Sam WainwrightIssue 1255 Australia net zero emissionsFebruary 27, 2020Imagine we are all passengers on a bus careering down a hill towards a cliff. The bus is getting faster and, despite our desperate pleas to the driver to change course, it continues to head…
Avoid the mistake of not planning the transition from coal
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-26
Climate workers' rights & unions Steve O'BrienIssue 1255 Australia just transitions NewcastleFebruary 27, 2020I wa…
Union leader: 'There are no jobs on a dead planet'
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-26
Climate Paul McAleerIssue 1255 Australia workers rights SydneyFebruary 26, 2020Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Sydney Branch secretary Paul McAleer sent the following message to the Western Sydney climate…
Canada: Wet'suwet'en defend land and sovereignty
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-26
Indigenous Gauri GandbhirIssue 1255 Canada indigenous sovereignty climate change anti-frackingFebruary 26, 2020When completed…
More funding needed to combat locust swarms 'unprecedented in modern times'
news.un.org | 2020-02-25
Along with climate shocks, conflict and acute food insecurity, the East Africa region now faces a hunger threat from desert locusts, top UN relief officials warned on Tuesday, saying action now, will avert a major food crisis later.
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…
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.
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…