Category Food and Water
Naomi Klein: The “Green New Deal” is not a piecemeal approach that trains a water gun on a blazing fire, but a comprehensive plan to transform society for the better.
Our illogical, immoral meat consumption will kill our planet, kill our future and possibly kill your family.
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the Mississippi gorge, from the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers upstream to the falls now called St. Anthony, is the only true river gorge on the entire 2,350-mile length of the great river.
“In a world full of food, more than half of the inhabitants can not access the food they need. The most tragic thing is that both in hard numbers and in percentages, the proportion of malnourished people is increasing, “
Tribal Leaders from USA and First Nation Chiefs from Canada: “Ruling in Nebraska will not pave the way for Keystone XL pipeline.
This isn’t a Native or non-Native issue. It isn’t a left or right issue. It’s potentially a life or death issue, not only for those in the path of Keystone XL, but the masses who rely upon America’s ‘breadbasket.
A special concern with tritiated water is that, when ingested by pregnant women, it can pass through the placenta and affect the fetus.
We citizens hold the Commons as constitutional rights; natural rights endowed to us and to future generations. This is the social contract between people and government. Without the public trust, government is useless—or worse, an enabler.
There are numerous examples across the country of the Navy contaminating water around its bases with toxic chemicals.
Jan Egeland, who heads the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), says that seven million Yemeni people are on the brink of famine.
It’s a pitch as old as the hills; we know it yet we still buy it.
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CENSORED NEWS | Hennepin County sends special forces to Standing Rock as Minneapolis supports Standing Rock in resolution
Hennepin [County] sends special forces to terrorize Standing Rock water protectors—after Minneapolis and Saint Paul passed resolutions of support for Standing Rock’s resistance to DAPL protection of the water. By Brenda Norrell CENSORED NEWS October 23-25, 2016 Minneapolis was the third city in the U.S. to pass a resolution in support of Standing Rock. Click here for […]
The Metropolitan Council plans to authorize a new sewer replacement near the main limestone fracture that delivers some water to Coldwater. It is a violation of the 2001 Coldwater protection law, the 1978 American Indian Religious Freedom Act and the 1805 U.S. Treaty With the Sioux. The last the Metropolitan Council construction project was the […]
Take Action Today! Minneapolis | NO LRT “equity” for the Black NORTHSIDE or for white UPTOWN; Mpls Chain of Lakes Threatened
The Draft EIS predicted no reduction in greenhouse gas emissions with SWLRT until after 2050.
Autoimmune disease is one of the top 10 leading causes of death in female children and women in all age groups up to 64 years of age.
The world, or at least the World of the Internets, is furious with the Minnesota dentist who stupidly killed Cecil the Lion. (How you shoot a huge lion with a tracking collar and claim to think it was, literally, fair game, I’ll never know.) Trophy hunting is just an ego-centric pastime for men and women […]
From the article: Salt caverns 1,000 feet or more underground have been used for gas storage since the middle of the last century and have a checkered history. A January 2015 analysis of Crestwood’s plan, based on documents by both independent scientists and an industry geologist, found 20 serious or extremely serious incidents in American salt cavern storage facilities between 1972 and 2012. Ten of these involved large fires and explosions; six, loss of life or serious injury; eight, the evacuation of from 30 to 2,000 residents; and 13, extremely serious or catastrophic property loss.
From the article: The study—written by James Hansen, NASA’s former lead climate scientist, and 16 co-authors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields—concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times faster than previous consensus estimates, resulting in sea level rise of at least 10 feet in as little as 50 years.