On Aug. 28, 23 attorneys general sued the White House to block changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that would make it easier to launch major projects with less environmental review. NEPA, originally enacted in 1970, is a cornerstone of modern environmental law. The act forces government agencies to review the potential impact […]Read More
Factory farms produce meat from large numbers of animals housed in close quarters in confined spaces. Not only is it harmful to animals and human health, but also tied to racism. A Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) is a large scale animal agriculture operation with over 1,000 animal units, which equates to 1,000 beef cattle, […]Read More
With the Trump administration inactive when it comes to climate change, the onus falls on states to enact good policies. The good news is the one in three Americans now live in a state or city committed to 100 percent clean energy. Since 2008, local and statement commitments have resulted in nearly doubling renewable energy […]Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has put many goals on hold. Many countries intended to introduce new climate initiatives, conferences and more. But our attention isn’t currently directed toward those concerns — and rightly so. How can we make time for coronavirus and activism? With some dedication, it’s still possible to progress. Here are a few ways […]Read More
The environmental movement needs to join with those fighting racism. The fact that people of color are more likely to breathe polluted air underscores just how important it is for environmentalists to combat racism. 350.org points out that confronting white supremacy is necessary to build a climate movement rooted in justice for all. “Building a […]Read More
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@earth_warming My sister always points out the human rights aspect of mining. Cobalt mining, for example, is tied to child labor in the DRC.
Saying you want to transition away from fossil fuels is one thing, doing it is another.
Biden Gulf Oil Sale Means More Drilling Within Legacy Chemical Dump Site https://bit.ly/3o6BK1m
I’m a teacher and every time I hear a loud noise in the hall I wonder if my time is up. My wife is also a teacher. I worry about her every day. Why is this our reality? Why do my students have to live this way? FUCK the @NRA