Climate Denial Will Kill Us

By Paul Street, Truthdig.com -

The Trump administration’s recent move to permit oil and gas drilling in 90 percent of the federal government’s offshore land presents an opportunity. With vast protected areas of the Arctic, [...]

In ToxicDocs.org, A Treasure Trove Of Industry Secrets

By Tik Root, Undark.org -

Philip Scranton, a historian at Rutgers University, had taken aim at their book“Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution” — and at Markowitz in particular. Scranton accused [...]

2017: $306 Billion In Damages From Climate-Linked Disasters

By Alexander C. Kaufman, Huffingtonpost.com -

The nation’s third-hottest year on record is now officially its costliest for billion-dollar natural disasters.  Sixteen major climate- and weather-related catastrophes caused a record $306.2 [...]

More Seeds For Transformation Planted This Week

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, PopularResistance.org -

The Trump Administration continues to plant more seeds for the coming era of transformation that we have written about in recent newsletters, Preparing for the Coming Age of Transformation and [...]

Scientists Warn Of Permanent Drought For 25% Of Earth By 2050

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

In a new study that adds to the lengthy and ever-growing list of potential consequences of global climate inaction, scientists warn that around a quarter of the Earth could end up in a permanent [...]

Overcoming Contradictions Of Climate Change In Short Time We Have

By Andreas Malm, Roarmag.org -

Our best hope now is an immediate return to the flow. CO2 emissions have to be brought close to zero: some sources of energy that do not produce any emissions bathe the Earth in an untapped glow. [...]

Climate Change Is Happening Faster Than Expected

By Bob Berwyn, Insideclimatenews.org -

Some of the strongest warnings in the Royal Society update came from health researchers, who said there hasn't been nearly enough done to protect millions of vulnerable people worldwide from the [...]

FERC Reviewing Approval Policy For Pipelines

By Steve Horn, desmogblog.com -

The new chairman for the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Kevin McIntyre, says the agency plans to review its permitting process and procedures for natural gas pipelines.FERC has [...]

The California Sycamore On California Avenue

By Neil Cohen, laprogressive.com -

This is, for a change, a feel good story; maybe, so far, we hope; a breezy general history of a giant sycamore, our community, and a disparate band of amateur activists coming together to [...]

Capitalism, Exterminism And Long Ecological Revolution

By Elliott Gabriel, Telesurtv.net -

Even the most stubborn climate skeptics found the events of 2017 difficult to cope with. It wasn't just a matter of turning up the air conditioner and switching the channel to Fox News: this [...]

Exxon Mobil’s About-Face On Climate Disclosure: Is It Enough?

By Paul Griffin, ecowatch.com -

Scores of investor-activists have sought to force Exxon—along with the entire global industry—to change its ways for nearly three decades. They welcomed the news regarding Exxon Mobil's upcoming [...]

Governor Fails To Halt Yellowwood Logging

By Staff, IndianaForestAlliance.org -

Nearby residents witnessed logging trucks entering the Yellowwood State Forest Back Country Area today -- verifying that Governor Eric Holcomb is choosing to let the commercial logging of a [...]

US Army Corps Of Engineers Approves Bayou Bridge Pipeline

By Staff, ienearth.org -

LOUISIANA — Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted permits to Bayou Bridge, LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, to construct a 162.5-mile crude oil pipeline from Lake [...]

Day 2 Of Countdown To Launch: Anne Meador

By Popular Resistance, www.popularresistance.org -

Anne Meador is a journalist, photographer and activist in the Washington, DC metro area and a co-founder of DC Media Group. She recognized that while there are many protests in DC, they do not [...]

US Officials Drop Mining Cleanup Rule After Industry Objects

By Matthew Brown, apnews.com -

By Matthew Brown for Associated Press - BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration announced Friday that it won’t require mining companies to prove they have the financial [...]