Tag Archives: pollution

MINNESOTA CLIMATE WEEK September 20 – 26, 2021, STOP LINE 3

Call Gov. Tim Walz at 651-201-3400 Stop Line 3!

Climate Movement to May Day Strikers: “We’ve Got Your Back”

May 1st, International Workers Day, will see rallies, marches, and strikes around the country and the world By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer  Common Dreams  April 27, 2017 A sign seen at the 2006 May Day demonstrations. Monday’s actions are expected to match those from 2006 in magnitude. (Photo: AP) Just as labor leaders are standing firmly behind this […]

Susu Jeffrey | An Exercise in Pretend Democracy: The Alberta Pipeline

Tar sands oil is the world’s dirtiest oil.

Water Activists, Your White Privilege Is Showing

Right now in the Central Valley of California, where I live, millions of individuals are subjected to toxic water and air. They are either exhausted from fighting the white supremacist structure in the environmental justice space or by explaining to individuals with white privilege that the drought is not necessarily the biggest water crisis for millions of people of color and low-income communities in California.

Brian Merchant: The US Owes the World $4 Trillion for Trashing the Climate

​The UN Green Fund, designed, essentially to help balance climate debt, is currently capitalized at $10 billion in pledges from rich countries. That’s barely a drop in the bucket, as Matthews points out: in 2013 alone, rich countries emitted 13 billion tons—or $520 billion worth—of carbon debt. BY BRIAN MERCHANT  Motherboard  September 9, 2015 Aerial View […]

Naomi Klein: Reading I.F. Stone on Earth Day: Why We Still Won’t Get Anywhere Unless We Connect the Dots

Stone: Until we have a leadership willing to make the enormous changes—psychological, military, and bureaucratic—to end the existing world system, a system of hatred, of anarchy, of murder, of war and pollution, there is no use talking about buying more wastebaskets or spending a couple of hundred million dollars on the Missouri River.

Noam Chomsky: America’s Going Rogue

The U.S. snubs treaties, obligations and universal principles. It was frequently noted during the 2012 presidential campaign that Obama and Romney had nearly identical opinions on major policy issues, including their shared approval of the United States’ aggressive policy of drone attacks. (Creative Commons/Wikimedia) BY NOAM CHOMSKY   November 6, 2013  InTheseTimes.com  WEB ONLY// FEATURES To take a typical example, […]