Green New Deal/LEAP

20/02/20
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) announce the introduction of public housing legislation as part of the Green New Deal outside the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images)

February 20, 2020

"The path to a Green New Deal starts with bold action to restrict the supply of fossil fuels, and that is precisely why a ban on fracking is an absolute necessity."

More than 570 national, regional, and local groups signed on to a letter Thursday endorsing the first-ever national legislation that would immediately prohibit federal permits for new fracking or related infrastructure and fully ban the practice in the United States beginning in 2025.

17/02/20
Author: 
Yanis Varoufakis, David Adler
The Niederaussem coal-fired power plant near Bergheim, Germany. Photograph: Lukas Schulze/Getty Images

February 11, 2020

Emergencies tend to reveal our true priorities. When our house is burning down or the storm waters are flooding in, we hold on to what we value most, and leave the rest behind.

12/02/20
Author: 
Change Everything - The Leap
Homes for All and All for Our Home

February 10 2020

10/02/20
Author: 
Marvin Gandall
Exxon knew

February 10, 2020 

The world’s oil, gas, and coal companies would incur what the Financial Times (FT) recently described as “breathtaking” losses if they’re not allowed to extract and burn their enormous reserves.

01/02/20
Author: 
Leadnow

There is some interesting information on Leadnow's strategy to try and stop the Teck mine and mention of the Canadian 'Green New Deal' but it is worthwhile particularly to watch the guest on this video of the webinar of Jan. 29, 2020.   So if you don't have time to watch the whole thing you can go to 28:28 to watch Ariel Deranger, Executive Director of Indigenous Climate Action, a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation.

The link is here.

 

 

26/01/20
Author: 
Nick Estes
Activists participate in a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline March 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong / Getty Images

08.06.2019

The Green New Deal can connect every struggle to climate change. A Red Deal can build on those connections, tying Indigenous liberation to an anti-capitalist fight to save the planet.

2016 was the hottest year on record — so far. It also marked historic Indigenous-led protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock.

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