USA

02/07/19
Author: 
Jake Johnson
 June 29, 2019
 
The U.S. president reportedly worked to weaken G20 commitment to fighting climate crisis during summit in Osaka, Japan
 
 
24/06/19
Author: 
BlueGreen Alliance

"Many good ideas. Some that are still not dealing with the total reality of the climate disruption crisis." - Gene McGuckin - a past president of Local 1129, Communications, Energy, and Paperworkers (CEP) at the recycled paperboard mill in Burnaby​

https://www.bluegreenalliance.org/work-issue/solidarity-for-climate-action/

21/06/19
Author: 
Massachusetts Teachers Association

With more than 1,200 delegates attending, the Massachusetts Teachers Association approved a resolution “That the MTA delegation to the 2019 NEA Representative Assembly propose a national teachers strike in support of the Green New Deal.”

The submitters’ rationale noted that

07/06/19
Author: 
Ingar Solty
capitalism is over

June 6, 2019  

Today, most people are aware that ‘socialism’ is particularly popular among American millennials. The phenomenon began when the global financial crisis hit. No matter what the design of the empirical research questions that were being asked was, a majority of millennials said they favored “socialism” over “capitalism,” while the older generations, increasing with age, tended to be more pro-capitalist.

07/06/19
Author: 
Joseph Stiglitz
 ‘The war on the climate emergency, if correctly waged, would actually be good for the economy’ Photograph: Press Enterpr/Rex/Shutterstock
4 June 2019

Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stake
 
[Editor: We agree that we can and have to afford it but not with growing the economy in the way this happened following World War II. !]
 
04/06/19
Author: 
Phyllis Bennis
The US warship USS Harry S. Truman is pictured anchored in The Solent on October 8, 2018 near Portsmouth, England. Matt Cardy / Getty Images.
 05.08.2019

We can’t heal the climate if the US war machine keeps raining destruction, absorbing resources, and gobbling up fossil fuels all around the world. Here’s how to stop it.
 
03/06/19
Author: 
Thea Riofrancos
Green New Deal Now

This article first published on the Viewpoint Magazine website.

03/06/19
Author: 
System Change Not Climate Change
The Juliana Plaintiffs claim a constitutional right to a habitable planet. Photo: Our Children's Trust

News | SCNCC | June 3, 2019

On Tuesday, June 4, at 2 p.m. Pacific Time, three judges of the Ninth Circuit will hear arguments by the Trump Administration seeking to stop the Juliana v. United States lawsuit brought by a group of young people claiming a constitutional right to "a climate system capable of sustaining human life" and asserting that the United States government is violating that right.

29/05/19
Author: 
Lisa Hymas and Ted MacDonald
ABC climate vs royal baby coverage

Archie is seventh in line to the throne but first in headlines

A version of this post was originally published by Grist.

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