Environment

Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

May 15, 2019

The Sunrise Movement’s Baltimore hub held a town hall on how a federal Green New Deal could help Baltimore—especially Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents

Climate Emergency Manifesto

Climate Emergency Manifesto

May 14, 2019

European United Left/Nordic Green Left / Socialist Project. We Only Have One Planet. Let’s save it. Now! The latest IPCC Special Report (October 2018) is our last alarm bell for stopping mass human and environmental destruction caused by human-induced climate change. Its findings were alarming-rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes before the year 2030 are what is…

Canada is Warming at Twice the Rate of the Globe, Says New Report

Canada is Warming at Twice the Rate of the Globe, Says New Report

April 20, 2019

Greenpeace Canada analyst hopes study serves as a wake-up call for Trudeau government, but says “You can’t wake up a man who’s only pretending to be asleep” on climate change

EU Plastics Ban: "Doesn't Go Far Enough"

EU Plastics Ban: “Doesn’t Go Far Enough”

April 12, 2019

Jerri-Lin Scofield and Jonathan Latham argue that EU plastics ban is far too limited and that recycling plastics does not deal with the main problem these materials cause

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Toxic Coal Ash Afflicts Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic

April 1, 2019

Environmental Attorney Ruth Santiago talks to TRNN about litigation against American energy giant AES

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