Environmental Activists Claim Victory After Detroit Incinerator Closes

By Kianga Moore, Truthout.org -

The recent shutdown of the largest municipal trash incinerator in the U.S. marks the end of a long-fought battle for a majority Black neighborhood that has for decades fought a constant stream of [...]

Weaponizing Water In South Asia: World Needs A Water Treaty

By Conn Hallinan, Fpif.org -

The world has enough water for 7 billion people, but not if countries waste, hoard, or weaponize it. Ongoing tensions over Kashmir have transformed water into a national security issue for both [...]

Doctors Organize Against Cancer Of Climate Change

By Staff, Cancerofclimatechange.org -

We the undersigned are qualified medical doctors. We are united by our distress at the world’s minimal response to looming environmental disaster, ignoring the early signs of a malignant process. [...]

U.S. Ties Record For Number Of High Tide Flooding Days In 2018

By Staff, Noaa.gov -

July 10, 2019Coastal communities across the U.S. continued to see increased high tide flooding last year, forcing their residents and visitors to deal with flooded shorelines, streets and [...]

Groups Demand EPA Remove Monsanto’s License To Pollute

By Friends of the Earth. -

Washington, D.C. – On June 26, environmental and consumer organizations are delivering more than 149,000 public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency advocating for a ban on [...]

The Climate Movement Enters Phase III

By Jeremy Brecher, Greattransition.org -

The climate movement in the US and around the world has gone through two main phases and is entering a third. The first, starting with the confirmation of man-made global warming, was a movement [...]

A Green New Deal Needs To Fight US Militarism

The war on terror unleashed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attack has led to almost two decades of unchecked militarism. We are spending more money on our military than at any time in history. [...]

Environmental Justice March Hits Road Block In Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

On May 30, around 100 people took part on the first day of a planned five-day march for environmental justice in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley. Amid sweltering heat, the march kicked off in St. John [...]

International Day Of Action Against Chevron: Oiling The Wheels Of Injustice

By Khaled Diab, Theecologist.org -

Indigenous communities in the Amazon are still awaiting justice for the damage inflicted on their environments and health by Texaco. Hundreds of civil society organisations - representing an [...]

All-American Torture Camps, It’s Raining Plastic & Oil Companies Dig It

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Human rights violations are rife in Alabama prisons – meanwhile, the Alabama Department of Corrections continues to overcrowd these torture centers while blaming mistreatment on staff shortages. [...]

CO2 Levels Hit 415 PPM For First Time In 3 Million+ Years

By Jon Queally, Commondreams.org -

Atmospheric levels of carbon registered 415 parts per million over the weekend at one of the world's key measuring stations, a concentration level researchers say has not existed in more than 3 [...]

Killing Nature While Playing Geopolitics

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

There’s nothing like a wake-up howl from nature to freeze the sound and fury convulsing the geopolitical chessboard – and drown dreams of regime change, accusations of “aggressive behavior”, and [...]

Society In Jeopardy: UN Report Details Humans Have Pushed One Million Species To The Brink Of Extinction

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

"Society we would like our children and grandchildren to live in is in real jeopardy.""Society we would like our children and grandchildren to live in is in real jeopardy." The newest United [...]

An Open Letter To The Environmental Community

By Staff, Nader.org -

In 2003, political strategist Frank Luntz wrote a confidential Republican Party memo on what he called “the environmental communications battle.” In that memo, Luntz advised Republicans to change [...]

How Linda Garcia Risked Everything To Keep Big Oil Out Of Her Community

By Nina Lakhani, Huffpost.com -

Every time Linda Garcia’s cellphone pings, she wonders if it will be another death threat. The environmental activist has been targeted by anonymous callers for five years since taking on Big Oil [...]