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02/09/18
Author: 
Jason Mark
24/08/18
Author: 
Sharon Kelly
Signs from L’eau Est La Vie protest camp in Louisiana. Credit: ©2018 Julie Dermansky

August 22, 2018

Karen Savage, an award-winning investigative reporter, did not expect to be arrested as she covered Energy Transfer Partners’ controversial construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline through Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin, a river swamp bigger than the Florida Everglades.

“We were on land that the pipeline company doesn’t even claim to have,” she said, adding that she had permission in writing from the property owner to be there. “I didn’t think there was really any risk at all.”

22/08/18
Author: 
RAGINA JOHNSON

CALIFORNIA IS burning — again. Sights that were once only imaginary scenes in post-apocalyptic movies are now a regular occurrence.

21/08/18
Author: 
Dana Drugmand

Electric buses are replacing existing diesel-fueled fleets at an accelerating rate, and the transition to battery-powered buses is outpacing even the most optimistic projections.

20/08/18
Author: 
Alexander C. Kaufman
Fracking and water use - Education Images/Getty

Up to 1,440 percent more was generated in the first year.

Aug. 17, 2018

This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

18/08/18
Author: 
 Paul Street

AUGUST 17, 2018

I detest the malignantly racist, sexist, narcissistic, and authoritarian pathological liar and bully Donald Trump on many different levels, and I share none of his sick world view, but the corporate media really is, well (to use Trump’s recurrent phrase), “the enemy of the people.” 

14/08/18
Author: 
Casey Williams

15-19 minutes


LAST SEPTEMBER, as record-breaking hurricanes thrashed the Caribbean and southeastern US, the white nationalist magazine American Renaissance asked its readers a question: “What does it mean for whites if climate change is real?”

12/08/18
Author: 
Alleen Brown, Will Parrish
Top photo: An Indigenous man raises his drum as he and others sing during a protest against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Vancouver, British Columbia, on May 29, 2018.

IN BRITISH COLUMBIA’S southern interior, on unceded land of the Secwepemc Nation, Kanahus Manuel stands alongside a 7-by-12-foot “tiny house” mounted on a trailer. Her uncle screws a two-by-four into a floor panel while her brother-in-law paints a mural on the exterior walls depicting a moose, birds, forests, and rivers — images of the terrain through which the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will pass, if it can get through the Tiny House Warriors’ roving blockade.

12/08/18
Author: 
Michael Bastasch

Environmentalists are using the wildfires raging across northern California to push the governor and state lawmakers to ban oil and natural gas drilling, fight Trump administration regulatory rollbacks and mandate the use of more green energy.

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), one of the most prominent activist groups, tweeted Thursday the record-breaking Carr Fire should convince California “to double down on our convictions on climate” and “fight” the Trump administration rolling back greenhouse gas rules for cars.

 

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