A Death In Louisiana’s Cancer Alley Reinforces Small Town’s Fears Of Industry Impacts

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

Sixty-year-old Keith Hunter lived in St. James, Louisiana, for roughly 27 years, and during that time, he watched as the sugarcane farms gave way to oil storage tanks and as a railroad [...]

Citizens In Cancer Alley Vow To Ramp Up Battle Against Industrial Pollution In 2018

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

This past year in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish, a small group of residents began organizing their community to compel the state to protect them against an invisible menace: the air [...]

At Berlin March, Tens Of Thousands Demand End To Industrial Agriculture

By Andrea Germanos, CommonDreams.org -

Tens of thousands of people—and more than 100 tractors—swarmed the streets of Berlin this weekend to demand a food system transformation nourished by political policies that foster ecological [...]

Top Industries Would Fail If They Paid For Natural Capital

By David Roberts for Grist. Environmentalists these days love speaking in the language of economics — it makes them sound Serious — but I worry that wrapping this notion in a bloodless technical [...]

Worries Over Oil, Gas Industry Exposure To Water And Climate Risks

By Sharon Kelly, DeSmogBlog -

By Sharon Kelly for Truth-Out - When it comes to financial risks surrounding water, there is one industry that, according to a new report, is both among the most exposed to these risks and the [...]

United Nations Calls For An End To Industrialized Farming

By Maryam Henein, www.truth-out.org -

In 2013, the United Nations announced that the world's agricultural needs can be met with localized organic farms. That's right, we do not need giant monocultures that pour, spray and coat our [...]