User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-National
Category: Environmental Justice :: Diversity
Last updated: Sep 21 2019 23:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Author Naomi Klein on the opportunity of multiple lifetimes: fighting the climate emergency 21.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
In her new book, the writer and activist urges us to take this chance to create a clean economy and save both humanity and its only home.
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Photos: Students strike for climate change action 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Thousands of young protesters left school Friday to join the global climate strike in more than a dozen Minnesota cities — from Bemidji to Rochester. The protesters are demanding immediate action on climate change and major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
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What's behind the youth movement to tackle climate change? Fear — but also hope 20.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Young people see climate change as a profound injustice and an existential threat. But they believe the world can still do something about it.

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Support the global climate strikes, we owe it to youth 19.9.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Support the global climate strikes, we owe it to youth
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Wisconsin tribe joins groups opposed to Superior gas plant 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is worried that the Nemadji Trail Energy Center would damage local wetlands, contribute to climate change and promote hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
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“The Amazon Stays, Bolsonaro Goes”: Protesters in Brazil Demand Action on Rainforest Fires 31.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last Friday, in the streets outside the government buildings in Brazil’s capital city, I walked with nearly a thousand people in desperate concern over the relentless and unprecedented burning of one of the most important ecosystems in the world. A […]
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Amazon Fires Threaten 'World's Most Endangered Tribe' As Campaigners Say Indigenous Fire Departments Are Being Stopped: 'These People Depend on the Forest' 30.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"These fires are now not just an environmental catastrophe, they're also potentially genocidal," Survival International Director Stephen Corry said in a statement.
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Let the children vote? 28.8.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Let the children vote?
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I Lead Trips Like Tlaib and Omar's to Israel—and They're Essential for Effective Foreign Policy | Opinion 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump is dead wrong to stand in the way of a congressional delegation.
Notre Dame repair crews are back to work, but Paris' lead concerns remain 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Environmental and labor groups complain the cleanup should have begun sooner, and they are concerned about health risks in Paris.
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Anti-Immigration White Supremacy Has Deep Roots in the Environmental Movement 19.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest […]
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Federal Lands Are Becoming Tribal Lands Again 17.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The smell of scorched soil and burnt wood filled the air. Michael Rondeau, CEO of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, looked over the damage, clad in forest-green pants and a lemon-yellow jacket […]
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Living homes for all 16.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Can we transform the durability, healthy and sustainability afforable housing?
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Let's put people at the center of circular fashion 8.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Benefits won't reach all of society without reworking the apparel industry in a fair and inclusive way.
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Innovation will be central for achieving ‘water for all’ 7.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
What’s on deck for Stockholm World Water Week 2019.
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Ayoreo environmental defender latest victim of deadly epidemic 6.8.2019 Survival International
Chagabi worked for decades alongside his people to defend their ancestral land and uncontacted relatives. © Gerald Henzinger/Survival Chagabi Etacore, one of the Ayoreo-Totobiegosode’s most-loved leaders and environmental defenders, has died. He is the latest in a long line of victims of an epidemic of tuberculosis and related diseases which has been devastating Paraguay’s Ayoreo-Totobiegosode communities. Like many in his community, he contracted tuberculosis when he was forced out of the forest as a child and had suffered chronic lung disease ever since – a sign of the neglect of recently-contacted Ayoreo communities by Paraguay’s medical services. In the 1970s and 1980s the fundamentalist American missionary group, New Tribes Mission (now Ethnos360), organised ‘manhunts’ in which large groups of uncontacted Ayoreo were captured in the forest and brought to the mission base. Here they were exposed to diseases to which they had no immunity. Many Ayoreo died as a direct result of these forced contacts, ...
More Deadly Than Being a Soldier in a War Zone: Environmental Activists Killed for Defending Planet Have Doubled in 15 Years 5.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The environment is currently one of the major battlefields over the shape of the global economy, on a par with armed conflicts and calls for urgent and immediate action," one expert told Newsweek.
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Chinese money transformed a sleepy beach town in Cambodia. Then came disaster 4.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

A deadly building collapse in Cambodia exposes the dark side of Chinese investment in emerging economies.

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How can chefs lead the way towards social justice in our food system? 30.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How can chefs lead the way towards social justice in our food system?
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Houston teens take their fight for clean air to Washington, D.C. 24.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Houston teens take their fight for clean air to Washington, D.C.
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