Environment

Greek State Prosecutes 21 Environmental Defenders for Opposition to Eldorado Gold Mine

Greek State Prosecutes 21 Environmental Defenders for Opposition to Eldorado Gold Mine

October 12, 2018

After an arson attack on the Skouries gold mine in northern Greece, a major criminal trial begins in Thessaloniki

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

October 11, 2018

The IPCC’s new report says we could face irreversible consequences of climate change by as soon as 2030, but a coordinating lead author of the report says policymakers, businesses, and individuals can still make big changes to protect our future

Frank Hammer

Statement in Support of Continuing the Obama Administration C.A.F.E Standards Through 2025

October 10, 2018

HEARING HELD BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA) AND NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION September 25, 2018 The Dearborn Inn, Dearborn Mi   By Frank Hammer.   Thank you for the opportunity to testify. My name is Frank Hammer and I am here today as a retired GM employee of 32 years, and proud member…

Michael Mann: We Are Even Closer To Climate Disaster Than IPCC Predicts

Michael Mann: We Are Even Closer To Climate Disaster Than IPCC Predicts

October 10, 2018

A new report from the world’s leading body on climate change says we could see catastrophic global warming by 2030, and climate scientist Michael Mann says their predictions are too conservative

New EPA Proposal Could Have Huge Health Impact for Vulnerable Communities

New EPA Proposal Could Have Huge Health Impact for Vulnerable Communities

October 4, 2018

Former EPA Official Mustafa Santiago Ali says that the EPA’s attacks on science, including their new proposal on regulating toxic chemicals, are driven by the desire to make policy that prioritizes industry over people

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Week of September 23rd, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Week of September 23rd, 2018

October 1, 2018

Eze Jackson, Khalilah Harris, and Dharna Noor talk about Maryland’s only 2018 gubernatorial debate, place-based solutions to climate change, demands for justice at Johns Hopkins University and Hospital, and the Kirwan Commission on Education

Annie Leonard: Governor Jerry Brown Doesn’t Care About Climate Justice

September 16, 2018

Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard says to be a climate leader, California Governor Jerry Brown must stop issuing new fossil fuel permits, protect frontline communities instead of the oil and gas industry, and begin a just transition to sustainable energy

Hundreds Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit, Demand Climate Justice

Hundreds Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit, Demand Climate Justice

September 14, 2018

Civic and business leaders convened at California Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit, but protestors decried their “false solutions” to the climate crisis

30,000 March for Climate Justice in San Francisco

30,000 March for Climate Justice in San Francisco

September 10, 2018

Ahead of Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit, protesters demand leaders prioritize frontline communities over profit

Thousands to Rally for Climate, Jobs and Justice

September 6, 2018

San Francisco organizer Antonio Diaz and New Orleans organizer Anne Rolfes say that people will take to the streets on September 8 because rhetoric is not enough to fight the climate crisis