Tomorrow, in some hundred countries, in over one thousand cities, young people from around the world will walk out of their schools and colleges in the tens of thousands and join the first ever global School Strike for Climate.
One of the world’s most secretive billionaires is still pouring millions into climate denial, despite scientists concluding we have reached the “gold standard” linking human activity to climate change.
Zero Hour, a youth-led climate justice organization, has launched a nationwide drive to get thousands of young people to add their names to the Juliana Plaintiffs.
Trump “celebrated the US being the world’s No. 1 oil and gas producer. And the house cheered – they cheered for the knowing destabilization of the planet. Don’t call them deniers, they are arsonists.”
What is being forgotten in the fight between Maduro and Guaido is that whoever wins, the impetus on the victor will be on maximising output from the country’s oil reserves to help alleviate the country’s crippling economic problems. Because much of this is heavy oil, it is extremely carbon intensive to produce. And that can only be bad news for the climate.
Veterans of the bitter fight at Standing Rock against the Dakota Access pipeline have now vowed to fight Trump’s highly controversial border wall.
As the Arctic warms due to global warming, it is weakening the polar jet stream which normally keeps the cold air over the Arctic, and therefore it moves south over the continental US.
Two years into his Presidency, the fullblown cost of Donald Trump’s assault on human health, the environment and on science is becoming brutally and painfully clear.
Whereas Trump continues to deny the science on climate change and sow confusion and doubt, the American public now consistently do not believe his lies and obfuscation.
Andrew Wheeler has to be challenged every step of the way to stop his pro-fossil fuel, pro-Trump agenda at the Environmental Protection Agency.