America’s political class remains largely unmoved by the urgent need to radically alter society in order to curb the impacts of climate disruption. That much was clear as lobbyists and progressives appointed by Hillary Clinton opposed strengthening the Democratic Party platform to include support for a ban on natural gas
Democrats appointed to the Democratic Party’s Platform Committee by Hillary Clinton and the party’s chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, defeated a ban on fracking on June 24. Former U.S. Representative Howard Berman, American Federation of State, County, and Muncipal Employees executive assistant to the president, Paul Booth, former White House Energy
Will the Democratic platform committee have the courage or political will to adopt a ban on natural gas fracking?
In “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe,” Antony Loewenstein explains how multinational corporations profit from human suffering.
Some UK residents have become flood casualties for the third time since 2005.
It looks like former NASA scientist James Hansen was on to something when he called the Paris climate agreement, known as COP21, a bullsh*t PR exercise.
On Saturday, representatives of 196 nations at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) approved an agreement that would cut greenhouse gas/carbon emissions in order to limit the rise of the global average temperature in the 21st century to below 2 degrees centigrade. Under the agreement, carbon emissions would
An undercover investigation by Greenpeace revealed that US scientists would write research papers for polluters and carbon emitters in exchange for money.
An operating license for the Belo Monte Dam has been approved despite evidence the project may harm the lives and health of indigenous communities.
On December 10 at 5pm EST, join Kevin Gosztola for a chat with Antony Loewenstein, author of “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe.”