By all accounts, it was the President’s pollsters who insisted on this strange talk about the environment. They are desperately afraid that they are losing independents who have come to fear the physical future that climate change is imposing. That means that the school strikers and the divestment campaigners and...
"This proposal turns the extinction-prevention tool of the Endangered Species Act into a rubber stamp for powerful corporate interests. Allowing the federal government to turn a blind eye to climate change will be a death sentence for polar bears and hundreds of other animals and plants."
This month’s Other Voices forum takes a deep dive into Scott Pruitt’s damaging assault on environmental regulations, what activists and states are doing to stop or limit that damage, and what it will take in the future to reverse the destructive actions.
It’s been a little over a year since Scott Pruitt took control of the Environmental Protection Agency. In that time, he’s undermined dozens of regulations on air and water pollution, made major cuts to agency staff, and curtailed enforcement of environmental rules.
Froman visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium to promote TPP as protecting the environment is reminiscent of President Obama visiting Nike last May to promote TPP as increasing American jobs.
If you build a pipeline in 2016, the investment will be amortized for 40 years or more. It is designed to carry coal slurry or gas or oil well into the second half of the 21st century - in other words, it's designed to do the very thing scientists insist...
The leaked chapter on the environment did not look like anything to inspire the posting of photos of cute elephant families, which is exactly what Secy of the Interior Sally Jewell did to celebrate the signing of the TPP.
Is carbon-based industrial capitalism incapable of protecting the planet? May 21 in Palo Alto.
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers popularresistance.org http://www.popularresistance.org/popular-resistance-newsletter-finding-our-way-to-empathy-passion-and-resistance/ Public opinion is going through a major change. The combination of the collapsed and languishing economy; and people standing up and speaking about taboo subjects out loud is creating a new political narrative. The Brookings Institution, a mainstay of Washington, DC think tanks, found...