USA

09/11/19
Author: 
Yoel Minkoff, SA News Editor 
Nov. 8, 2019 

A "green interest rate" is one of the topics on the calendar today as the San Francisco Fed convenes the U.S. central bank's first-ever conference on the "Economics of Climate Change."

The event is so oversubscribed a webcast has been created to meet demand.

09/11/19
Author: 
Naomi Klein
Flames climb trees as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Nov. 8, 2018. Photo: Noah Berger/AP

November 7 2019

WE WERE JUST TAKING PICTURES. Of the ash, stray bricks, and weeds. Of twisted metal and charred patio furniture. Of the pine trees still standing on the edge of the lots, their towering trunks now charcoal black. Of the lonely white brick fireplace in the middle of it all, the only surviving structure, metal pokers hanging expectantly by the grate.

“Get the hell off my property!”

05/11/19
Author: 
Luca Celada
California Fires

California is burning. This sentence is all too familiar by now, a kind of mantra that is repeated every year with the onset of “fire season,” when live television broadcasts start to show homes threatened by flames and the wails of fire sirens cutting through the sweltering air.

04/11/19
Author: 
Jake Johnson
Climate Crisis Summit Iowa Nov. 2019
November 4, 2019

"We've never seen something like this in U.S. history. In 2020, Green New Deal voters could determine who wins the Iowa caucuses, and from there the presidency."

 
Author and environmentalist Naomi Klein, U.S. Youth Climate Strike co-founder Isra Hirsi, and Sunrise Movement leader Zina Precht-Rodriguez are among those slated to join Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Iowa on Saturday for a "Climate Crisis Summit" focused on the urgent need for a Green New Deal.
04/11/19
Author: 
Farhad Manjoo

NY Times Op-Ed, Nov. 3, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — I have lived nearly all my life in California, and my love for this place and its people runs deep and true. There have been many times in the past few years when I’ve called myself a California nationalist: Sure, America seemed to be going crazy, but at least I lived in the Golden State, where things were still pretty chill.

01/11/19
Author: 
Emma Fiala
Keystone Pipeline Shut Down After Leaking Oil in North Dakota and Nobody’s Talking About It

Oct. 20, 2019

An unknown amount of crude oil has been leaked across the state of North Dakota.

(TMU) — A pipeline carrying tar sands oil into the United States from Canada has reportedly leaked an unknown amount of oil across North Dakota. The pipeline’s owner, TC Energy—formerly known as TransCanada—shut down the pipeline as a result of the leak.

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