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Bill to Protect Thousands from Losing Homes Over Water Bills Nears Final Approval

April 3, 2019

Maryland’s General Assembly passed a bill that will stop Baltimore from sending properties to tax sale over overdue water bills—but supporters fear it’s compromised

AOC: Climate Change “Not An Elitist Issue”

AOC: Climate Change “Not An Elitist Issue”

March 27, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that more Americans lives will be lost if representatives continue to treat climate change as a partisan issue and put the interests of oil companies over people

Green New Deal Voted Down by Senate, but Activists Aren't Deterred

Green New Deal Voted Down by Senate, but Activists Aren’t Deterred

March 26, 2019

The Senate rejected the proposal in what Democrats called a “sham vote,” but 18-year-old Jeremy Ornstein of the Sunrise Movement says that won’t stop the movement for climate action

Community Rallies To Defend Community Garden

Community Rallies To Defend Community Garden

March 22, 2019

The largest community garden in Baltimore is aiming to make Baltimore more sustainable and push the city toward zero-waste, but it is under threat of demolition by the city

Kids Around the World Cut Class for Climate Justice

Kids Around the World Cut Class for Climate Justice

March 16, 2019

Students in over 100 countries skipped school and took to the streets to demand serious climate policy from world leaders

Youth Climate Strike Brings Thousands to Streets of London

March 15, 2019

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks to some of the 5,000 youth that marched in London, England

Most US Coal Ash Sites are Contaminating Nearby Groundwater

Most US Coal Ash Sites are Contaminating Nearby Groundwater

March 14, 2019

Coal ash is contaminating water across the nation with toxic chemicals—and Maryland is home to to one of the most polluting sites, according to a new study

Exterminators-in-Chief: Trudeau, Bolsonaro, et al, and Informed Consent

Exterminators-in-Chief: Trudeau, Bolsonaro, et al, and Informed Consent

March 8, 2019

By Judith Deutsch / Socialist Project. In Memory of Dave Vasey who knew first-hand about official callousness toward life in the small town of Walkerton where people died needlessly of water contamination. Dave dedicated his too short life to fighting against climate injustice, militarization, and the austerity state. I read the Canadian news today: “Pipeline…

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

March 7, 2019

Baltimore Mayor Pugh signed the Clean Air Act into law. It will force the city’s trash incinerator to drastically lower emissions—or shut down

The Climate Denier Enablers

Bernie Sanders Town Hall with Jacqueline Luqman - Eugene Puryear - Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay

March 6, 2019
Are the leaders of the Democratic Party paying lip service about climate change and creating conditions for a climate denier President to ignore the crisis? – with Jacqueline Luqman, Eugene Puryear, Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay