Fossil Fuel Producers Should Pay For Australia’s Fires

By Staff, Yubanet.com -

January 6, 2020 – The Australia Institute has welcomed the Government’s $2 billion bushfire recovery fund announcement, but has questioned why regular Australian taxpayers are being asked to pay [...]

Ruling Class Bereft Of Answers While Catastrophic Fires Escalate Across Australia

By James Cogan, Wsws.org -

Catastrophic fire conditions exist today throughout much of Australia, from the southwest of Western Australia, across South Australia, to Victoria, the island state of Tasmania, and New South [...]

Earth’s Hottest Decade On Record Marked By Extreme Storms, Deadly Wildfires

By Bob Berwyn, Inside Climate News -

Deadly heat waves, wildfires and widespread flooding punctuated a decade of climate extremes that, by many scientific accounts, show global warming kicking into overdrive. As the year drew to a [...]

We Need Publicly Owned Utilities

By Jill Richardson, Otherwords.org -

Right now, thousands of Californians are fleeing raging wildfires, while millions sit in the dark. And for-profit utilities may be to blame. Pacific Gas & Electric — a private, for-profit utility [...]

Forest Fires Rage Through Lebanon

By Rabiya Jaffery, Theecologist.org -

At least ten thousand protestors marched in the streets of Lebanon against corruption and incompetence in a government that is fuelling economic stagnancy in one of the world’s most indebted [...]

Activists Follow The Money Fueling Amazon Fires

By Negin Owliaei and Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson, Inequality.org -

While the world watches in horror as fires rage on in the Amazon, activists are shining a light on the big businesses destroying what’s popularly known as the “lungs of the Earth.” On September [...]

Propaganda Blitz Against Bolivia’s Progressive Government

By Cassandra Howath, Off-guardian.org -

On 26 August, Novara Media’s website published a vicious and reactionary article titled ‘It’s Not Just Brazil’s Forests That Are Burning, Bolivia Is on Fire Too’ by prominent Extinction Rebellion [...]

The U.S. Footprint In Bolivia’s Incipient Colour Revolution

By Bruno Sgarzini, Libya360.wordpress.com -

The burning of the forest immediately gave way to an aggressive campaign in social networks and media against President Evo Morales, attributing the fires to Decree 3973 and Law 741 [...]

Western Regime-Change Operatives Launch Campaign To Blame Bolivia’s Evo Morales For Amazon Fires

By Wyatt Reed, Thegrayzone.com -

With fires set by landowners raging throughout the Amazon for nearly a month, a group of Western-backed information warriors has begun working to redirect outrage from the far-right Brazilian [...]

Flare Up Like A Forest Fire

By Bue Rübner Hansen, Roarmag.org -

Watching the Amazon burn, it is hard not to feel despair. But we have to remind ourselves that social transformations can take off as rapidly as a forest fire. The climate and ecosystems all have [...]

Bolisonaro Is A Global Climate Criminal For Creating The Conditions For The Amazon Fires

By Peter Koenig, Globalresearch.ca -

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in January 2019 in Davos Switzerland, Bolsonaro made a sumptuous presentation, “We Are Building a New Brazil”. He outlined a program that put literally Brazil up [...]

The Amazon’s Burning Past, Follow Their Lead & The Problem With #PlantATree

By Eleanor Goldfield, Act Out -

A look at the understorey of the Amazon fires and the long history of colonialist destruction. If we want to protect the forest, we have to protect the people, and look to them for solutions [...]

Climate Activists Are Building Power, Declare We Have An Emergency

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Wildfires are raging around the world, creating a negative feedback loop for the climate by releasing greenhouse gases and destroying the forests' capacity to sequester carbon. The United States [...]

Fines For Violating Environment Dropped Since Bolsonaro Elected

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Brazil’s environment agency data showed that fines for environmental violations decreased since far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January. From January to Aug. 23, the fines [...]

Protest At Brazilian Embassy Over Amazon Rainforest Fires

By Maeve Campbell, EuroNews. -

Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has organised a protest outside London’s Brazilian embassy at short notice in response to the burning of the Amazon. Several hundred activists [...]

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