It is unfair to say delegates at Bonn were there only to warm the seats up, but the outcome certainly did not make light the work that awaits the world at Warsaw later this year. The Polish capital is the 2013 venue for a major global platform for multilateral climate negotiations.
With the recent rise in attacks on LGBTQ folks in NYC, Pride could not of come sooner. This week we will be writing to two women, CeCe McDonald & Patreese Johnson, who were attacked by hateful homophobics, only to be punished for defending themselves. WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, June 25th, [...]
Despite being approved for compassionate release, radical lawyer Lynne Stewart continues to be held in Carswell Federal Prison in seriously deteriorating health.* Lynne Stewart’s spouse, the 79-year-old social justice activist Ralph Poynter, will lead a continuing vigil in front of the White House. Poynter urges all those concerned with justice, compassion and basic human rights [...]
As the United States grapples with the adverse effects of severe weather events an important conversation is coming to the forefront. Are there disparities between those affected by extreme weather-related disasters based on race and socioeconomic status?
A West Virginia congressman angry over Mayor Mike McGinn’s opposition to a Northwest coal terminal chose an odd tactic to attack the greenie mayor - lies about Seattle’s crime rate.
About 2,000 people gathered on the Belvedere on Thursday in what organizers touted as Kentucky’s largest environmental rally ever — an assortment of religious and environmental groups calling for clean energy to ease the consequences from climate change.
US President Barack Obama says a “grim alternative” awaits the world if rising greenhouse gas emissions are not addressed, warning of storms, floods and “new waves of refugees”.
Hundreds of existing coal-burning plants could be shut down under expected EPA rules aimed at curbing climate change. But such action must be accompanied by Obama appealing directly to people in coal-dependent states who would be making the big sacrifices.
In a speech at the Brandenburg Gate that invited comparisons to some of his predecessors, President Barack Obama sought to make a historic imprint of his own, pledging to step up the fight against global warming.
Appealing for a new citizen activism in the free world, President Barack Obama renewed his call Wednesday to reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles and to confront climate change, a danger he called "the global threat of our time."
The eyes of the world are on us. Without concerted action, we run the risk of allowing climate change to destabilize entire nations - and their confidence in America's leadership.
In a report released Wednesday, the international lending institution warned that heat waves, rising seas, more severe storms and other impacts of climate change will trap millions of people in poverty.
Much of Bangkok could flood within the next two decades if global warming stays on its current trajectory, as sea levels rise and cyclones intensify, the World Bank said in a new report on Wednesday.
Firmly linking the Keystone XL pipeline with climate change, 10 Nobel Peace Prize winners are urging President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to reject the project.
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