Tag Archives: environmental issues

The TTIP Leaks. The 248 Pages Reveal a Hidden Economic, Social and Environmental Agenda

Similarly to the TPPA, matters of climate change get short shrift, notably in the chapter covering National Treatment and Market Access for Goods. Showing yet again that a privileged corporate interest is inherently hostile to the commonweal, trade is deemed a domain outside the impact of climate change.

Nafeez Ahmed: ‘Palestine is not an environment story’ — How I was censored by The Guardian for writing about Israel’s war for Gaza’s gas

 Energy is part of the environment, wait, no it isn’t, not in Palestine anyway.    Nafeez Ahmed Medium.com  December 3, 2014    After writing for The Guardian for over a year, my contract was unilaterally terminated because I wrote a piece on Gaza that was beyond the pale. In doing so, The Guardian breached the very […]

Dear America: Climate Change is threatening Water, Plants, Animals & doesn’t care what Party you belong To

We have a choice over the next 15 to 20 years as to what kind of world we want to create over the next 100,000 years.  By Juan Cole  InformedComment  JuanCole.com  April 5, 2014 A Gallup poll has found that only 35% of Americans are concerned about climate change, and that proportion is barely up from […]