Bolivia Proposes To The UN To Urgently Convene An Earth Assembly

By ALBA CTP. -

During the Reunion with Mother Earth: Global reflections for the defense of Pachamama, the Plurinational State of Bolivia assumed the commitment to lead, in coordination with all the peoples of [...]

Saving The Salmon

By Matt Simmons, The Narwhal. -

Canada - B.C.’s free-entry mining system allows any individual or company to stake a claim — and subsequently explore for minerals on that claim — anywhere in the province that is not already set [...]

We Sampled Tap Water Across The US

By Ryan Felton, Lisa Gill and Lewis Kendall, Consumer Reports/The Guardian. -

In Connecticut, a condo had lead in its drinking water at levels more than double what the federal government deems acceptable. At a church in North Carolina, the water was contaminated with [...]

Jackson’s Water Crisis: How You Can Help

By Tim Majors and Scalawag Editors, Scalawag Magazine. -

"This is the first time that we've ever had record-breaking, five to six straight days of below-freezing temperatures," Ronnie Crudup Jr., Member of the Mississippi House of Representatives and [...]

Jackson Water Crisis: Collective Effort Is Critical To Community Sustainability

By Anoa Changa, News One. -

While the Mississippi city of Jackson works to fully restore water, various community organizations have been filling in the gaps with relief. Mutual aid is a new term for some, but providing it [...]

Half Of Texas Without Clean Water

By Chase Lawrence, WSWS. -

More than 14.6 million Texans, about half of the population of the state, remained under a boil-water advisory Friday, according to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality spokeswoman Tiffany [...]

How A Black And Latinx Coalition Turned Utilities Back On In LaGrange

By Lewis Raven Wallace, Scalawag Magazine. -

Anton Flores thought it would be simple to help someone get their water turned back on.  "I had a single mom, who was undocumentable, whose utilities had been cut off, and she came to me," [...]

‘The Most Basic Form Of PPE’: 1.6 Million Households Face Water Shutoffs

By Jackie Botts, Cal Matters. -

The first thing Deborah Bell-Holt does each morning is check whether water still flows from her bathroom faucet. It always does, thanks to an April executive order from Gov. Gavin Newsom [...]

The New Water Wars

By Lauren Regan, Civil Liberties Defense Center. -

Weed, California is a small timber-dependent city in rural, far-northern California. In 2016, Roseburg Forest Products (RFP), using legal bullying and exploiting a lack of clarity around water [...]

Judge’s Ruling Deprives Community Of Their Voice In Water Decisions

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, Popular Resistance. -

Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation (MCWC) has filed a Petition for Judicial Review of the Final Decision and Order issued by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy [...]

600 Groups Urge Biden To Impose National Moratorium On Water Shut-offs

By Joseph Guzman, The Hill. -

Above photo: Detroit activists march for restoring local democracy and economic justice, and an end to the water shut-offs, July 18, 2014. Victoria Collier. Too many people are struggling to pay [...]

Water Should Not Be Traded On Wall Street

By Avexnim Cojti, Cultural Survival. -

On December 8, 2020, several media sources reported that fresh water started to be traded on Wall Street as a commodity such as gold and wheat. This comes as water scarcity is increasing in [...]

Wall Street Vultures Are Ready To Get Rich From Water Scarcity

By Nick Martin, The New Republic. -

Bloomberg reported on Sunday that California water futures are now officially on the Wall Street markets, with the United States–based CME Group heading up the 2021 contracts connected to the [...]

California Tribes Oppose Proposed Water Tunnel

By Nanette Deetz, Indian Country Today. -

In early March, just weeks before California shut down due to COVID-19, more than 200 tribal citizens, environmentalists and others gathered in the city of Redding to protest a proposed massive [...]

New Global Campaign – Nestle’s Troubled Waters

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, Popular Resistance. -

Evart is taking center stage in North America’s “water wars” as local advocates demand that Nestlé Waters North America revert its claimed rights to the White Pine Springs back to the public [...]