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- Warning that no-deal Brexit will lead to food shortages and price hikes September 20, 2019
- Humanity Is Pumping Carbon Dioxide Into The Atmosphere At The Fastest Rates In History, Overfishing September 20, 2019
- “Urgency of climate crisis encompasses everything else we care about” – Indigenous Climate Activist September 20, 2019
- Live | Global climate strikes kick off ahead of UN summit on climate change September 20, 2019
- “Young People Have Had Enough”: Global Climate Strike Youth Activists on Why They Are Marchi ng September 20, 2019
- Greta Thunberg: Our House Is On Fire September 20, 2019
- Worldwide rallies to call for more actions against climate change September 20, 2019
- We’re doomed if solar energy stalls—here’s how to keep it rising | Varun Sivaram | TEDxYale September 20, 2019
- Why Solar Energy Needs Innovation to Reach Its Potential September 20, 2019
- Climate change: the trouble with trees | The Economist September 20, 2019
- Greta Thunberg Testifies Before U.S. Congress | NowThis September 20, 2019
- CLIMATE FORCING | Our Future is Cold September 20, 2019
- #naturenow – Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot on natural climate solutions September 20, 2019
- David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg and Jane Goodall have a message for you about the planet September 20, 2019
- Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on the climate crisis September 20, 2019
- Saving our island – Youth from the Pacific (360 video) September 20, 2019
- UN: Egyptian city of Alexandria is sinking due to global warming September 20, 2019
- US-Iran Tensions Could Overshadow Push for Climate Action at UN September 20, 2019
- Global Climate Strike: Latest updates – BBC News September 20, 2019
- Everything Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Said Before Congress | NBC New York September 19, 2019
- Amnesty Head: Kumi Naidoo -Climate Crisis Is a “Death Penalty” for Humanity. Leaders Need Politic al Will to Act September 19, 2019
- University of California to Divest from Fossil Fuel Companies September 19, 2019
- Former Executives Acquitted over Roles in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster September 19, 2019
- Thousands Fall Ill as Indonesian Fires Spread Toxic Haze September 19, 2019
- Youth Activist Greta Thunberg to U.S. Lawmakers: Listen to Climate Scientists September 19, 2019
- The New Global Threat from GMOs September 19, 2019
- Man Spends 30 Years Regenerating Farmland into Amazing Forest | Fools & Dreamers (Full Documentary) September 19, 2019
- The tiny creature that secretly powers the planet | Penny Chisholm September 19, 2019
- Chinese Desert Farming Miracle September 19, 2019
- Plant to Power in Burkina Faso September 19, 2019
- Young Champion of the Earth 2019: Omar Itani September 19, 2019
- “Beaten Down, Worked Up”: Steven Greenhouse on the UAW Strike & the State of American Labor September 19, 2019
- The countries grappling with their European heritage – BBC News September 18, 2019
- Elizabeth Warren Targets ‘Corruption Right At The Heart Of Our Government’ | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC September 18, 2019
- ‘We’re a team’: Greta Thunberg visits Barack Obama September 18, 2019
- Activist Greta Thunberg on how to make sure the word does not ‘give up’ the climate fight September 18, 2019
- Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Congress September 18, 2019
- Greta Thunberg testifies to Congress over climate crisis September 18, 2019
- Young boy shields Greta Thunberg from photographers on Capitol Hill September 18, 2019
- Whose Migrant Mother was this? September 18, 2019
- Teen activist Greta Thunberg urges US lawmakers to ‘listen to the scientists’ l ABC News September 18, 2019
- Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Pathways to Net Zero Industrial Emissions September 18, 2019
- Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Congress September 18, 2019
- Global Climate Strike Friday 20th September: When is it, where is it and how to get involved? September 18, 2019
- Oxford set to go on strike over climate crisis September 18, 2019
- Scuttling Science | Reveal September 18, 2019
- Greta Thunberg and Fridays For Future honoured by Amnesty International – watc h live September 18, 2019
- Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Receives Amnesty International Award from Kumi Naidoo September 18, 2019
- Green Power: A Celebration of Greta Thunberg and the Global Climate Strikes September 18, 2019
- Greta Thunberg meets with US lawmakers to discuss climate crisis September 18, 2019
Daily Archives: January 9, 2017
Uploaded on Jan 3, 2017
Nuclear waste can be harmful for tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of years. How can people today even imagine what society will be like over those types of time periods? And more importantly, how can we make sure that future generations don’t forget nuclear waste’s dangers, and start digging around in the waste sites we are setting aside today?
In “Containment,” a film that airs today on PBS’s Independent Lens, scientists and thinkers show just how hard it is to plan for an unknown future. In this clip, get a look inside the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant outside Carlsbad, New Mexico, a site that just began accepting nuclear waste this month for the first time in three years.
uclear waste can be harmful for tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of years. How can people today even imagine what society will be like over those types of time periods? And more importantly, how can we make sure that future generations don’t forget nuclear waste’s dangers, and start digging around in the waste sites we are setting aside today?
In Containment, a film that airs today on PBS’s Independent Lens, scientists and thinkers show just how hard it is to plan for an unknown future. In this clip, get a look inside the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant outside Carlsbad, New Mexico, a site that just began accepting nuclear waste this month for the first time in three years.
This Monday, Join Protests Across the Country to Block Trump’s Climate-Denying Cabinet Picks | The Nation
Youth in the UN Climate Change talks in Marrakech respond to the election of Donald Trump as US President. (Creative Commons/John Englart)
What’s Going On?
President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks continue to horrify, as we approach the confirmation hearings for the “billionaires, generals, and ideologues” that he wants to appoint. This group threatens to roll back hard-won civil rights, make healthcare harder to access, and destroy the few regulations we have policing Wall Street. And thanks to Trump’s appointment of climate change-deniers to prominent posts related to the environment, they threaten to destroy our planet.
Join the Day Against Denial
Any nominee who denies the dangers of climate change and the need to end our reliance on fossil fuels must be stopped. There are quite a few of them. Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson was the CEO of Exxon, a company that funded climate-change denial for years after their own research pointed to the veracity of human-caused global warming. Environmental Protection Agency nominee Scott Pruitt built a career suing the very agency he is set to head. Secretary of Energy pick Former Texas Governor Rick Perry once advocated for the total elimination of the Department of Energy and sat on the board of the company building the Dakota Access Pipeline.
What can I do?
This Monday, January 9th, join the Day Against Denial. To show that we won’t stand for a climate-denying cabinet, people across the country will gather at their senators’ offices to demand that they reject Trump’s reckless picks.
Erika Spanger-Siegfried, senior analyst, Climate & Energy Program | December 12, 2016, 2:59 pm EST
Any observer of truth will tell you that 2016 is a lie-soaked lost cause. Will 2017 see a pro-truth resistance? We’d better see to it.
We, the people, can be forgiven for some angst over the free-falling role of truth in our democracy.
We all took civics in school. We know democracy depends on reason and truth. So when your president-elect peddles conspiracy theories and continues to promote lies just weeks before his inauguration, you break a sweat. When he taps a climate denier to be the head of the agency tasked with solving climate change, you try not to panic. And when he taps the CEO of the world’s largest oil company to be our nation’s leading diplomat amidst the global climate crisis, you try not to break things.
But the truth, for all the abuse it’s taking, isn’t going anywhere soon.
Not only does reality function on facts, but a broad pushback against disinformation and outright lies is starting to take shape, driven by people from across American life who value reason and truth too much to put up with the foolishness. The madness, really.
It gives me hope that we can resist this descent and turn it around.
But to do so we need to collectively stay on it, push facts to the fore, and drive fact-free politics back to the wild-eyed fringes.
Published on Jun 1, 2014
Cable companies are trying to create an unequal playing field for internet speeds, but they’re doing it so boringly that most news outlets aren’t covering it.
John Oliver explains the controversy and lets viewers know how they can voice their displeasure to the FCC.
(www.fcc.gov/comments, for any interested parties)
Published on Jan 6, 2017
http://democracynow.org – In our extended conversation, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald responds to claims NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations helped Russia, and examines what actions the Trump administration may take against him and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “Exactly the same playbook was used against [Daniel] Ellsberg that is now being used against Snowden, which is to say, ’Don’t listen to these disclosures. Don’t regard this person as a hero for exposing our corruption and lawbreaking. Focus instead on the fact that these are traitors working with our enemies,’” says Greenwald. “And just as it was completely false in the case of Ellsberg, so too is it completely false in the case of Snowden.”
From Keystone XL Pipeline to #DAPL: Jasilyn Charger, Water Protector from Cheyenne River Reservation
Published on Jan 6, 2017
http://democracynow.org – As Native American elders fighting the Dakota Access pipeline extinguish the Seven Council Fires at Standing Rock, we speak with Jasilyn Charger, a water protector from Cheyenne River Reservation, who has camped at Sacred Stone Resistance Camp since it launched in April. Jasilyn founded the International Indigenous Youth Council at Standing Rock. She was also part of the resistance to the Keystone XL pipeline before that.