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23/05/19
Author: 
Lee Fang
Coal is loaded onto hopper cars at Cloud Peak Energy’s Spring Creek Mine near Decker, Mont., on April 4, 2013. Photo: Matthew Brown/AP
May 16 2019
 
THE BANKRUPTCY OF one of the largest domestic coal producers in the country has revealed that the company maintains financial ties to many of the leading groups that have sowed doubt over the human causes of global warming.
21/05/19
Author: 
Kyle Swenson

 

May 20, 2019 - At 6:45 a.m. on March 1, 1954, the blue sky stretching over the south Pacific Ocean was split open by an enormous red flash.

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20/05/19
Author: 
Eoin Higgins
Activists in North Dakota confront pipeline construction activities. A Texas bill would impose steep penalties for such protests. (Photo: Speak Freely/ACLU)
May 17, 2019

"This needs to be a nation-wide story."
 
A bill making its way through the Texas legislature would make protesting pipelines a third-degree felony, the same as attempted murder. 

"It's an anti-protest bill, favoring the fossil fuel industry, favoring corporations over people." — Frankie Orona, executive director of the Society of Native Nations

08/05/19
Author: 
Earchiel Johnson
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May 7, 2019 
 
 
ASHLAND, Wisc. – The Democratic party primaries have been heating up across the nation over the last year, with progressive Dems like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez of New York elected to Congress and an array of Democratic primary presidential candidates all pushing progressive causes.
30/04/19
Author: 
Kevin Baker

APRIL 30, 2019

The river “flows up the map,” they used to say, first south, then west, and then north, and through some of the most verdant and beautiful country in America. It is called the Tennessee, but it drains some forty thousand square miles of land in seven states, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to Alabama, and from Mississippi to the Ohio River, an area nearly the size of En­gland.

29/04/19
Author: 
 John Vibes
The fracking industry is sucking up the nation's drinkable water and replacing it with toxic waste
August 26, 2018

A Duke University study says the fracking industry is sucking up the nation's drinkable water and replacing it with toxic waste.

18/04/19
Author: 
Samantha Edwards
 APRIL 17, 2019
Naomi Klein and the Leap are looking to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's proposed stimulus program as Canadians prepare to go to the polls

[See video A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez here.]

18/04/19
Author: 
Alex Ballingall
A new poll suggests many Canadians support the idea of a huge public spending blitz to address climate change, similar to what politicians in the United States like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have dubbed a “Green New Deal.”  (SAUL LOEB / AFP/GETTY IMAGES FILE PHOTO)

Wed., April 17, 2019

   

OTTAWA—A new poll suggests many Canadians support the idea of a huge public spending blitz to address climate change, similar to what politicians in the United States have dubbed a “Green New Deal.”

11/04/19
Author: 
Keith Brower Brown, Jeremy Gong, Matt Huber, Jamie Munro
A truck delivers coal to Pacificorp's 1440 megawatt coal fired power plant on October 9, 2017 in Castle Dale, Utah. George Frey / Getty

If we want a Green New Deal that can take on climate change, we need to challenge powerful business interests.

n the morning of November 13, 2018, the Twitter account of the Sunrise Movement, a youth-based organization demanding a Green New Deal (GND), posted the following message:

10/04/19
Author: 
Climate Defense Project

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Climate Defense Project
April 8, 2019
Contact: Kelsey Skaggs, (510) 883-3118; info@climatedefenseproject.org

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