The uprising sparked by George Floyd’s death has prompted vows to defund police from officials in New York and Los Angeles, while Minneapolis and Portland’s school systems are moving to end policing in schools.
San Diego has signed a Community Choice Energy agreement, creating a competitor to San Diego Gas & Electric. Owned by Sempra Energy, SDG&E has shifted toward exporting its natural gas to Mexico and overseas.
Recent studies debunk the false techtopianism in climate science models, U.S. import tariffs failed climate accounting, and Argentina’s shale industry is flailing. As fracking goes bust, what happens to orphaned wells?
At his confirmation hearing, Andrew Wheeler faced jeering protesters and critical senators, and touted his deregulatory agenda
In this week’s Climate Crisis News Roundup, historical climate injustice serves as the backdrop of the Jacob Blake police shooting. And Hurricane Laura slams Louisiana and Texas as the RNC ignores climate altogether.
Joe Biden released his climate policy plan, Trump attacks a bedrock environmental law, and an appellate court says oil can still flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The California Legislature’s Joint Committee on Climate Change Policies was formed in 2016 as a watchdog on state climate policy. But activists say that, so far, it has failed to live up to its potential.
President Trump has appointed several of his most prolific campaign donors and supporters to ambassadorships and cabinet positions
By Sam Gindin and Herman Rosenfeld. This article was first published on Socialist Project. A sign of the tragic disarray of the Canadian labour movement is the extent to which its misadventures keep piling up. As the turmoil within the union representing the Ontario government’s unionized employees (Ontario Public Service Employees Union – OPSEU) hits […]
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Before the 1960 Presidential Election, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., the historian who would become John Kennedy’s court intellectual, published a short book called Kennedy or Nixon: Does It Make Any Difference? His answer was that it made a big difference because Nixon was a feckless scoundrel […]