Climate

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With dozens of carbon-intensive tar sands projects delayed or on hold, a new report released Friday confidently declares: "The case for the tar sands is crumbling." A new analysis by Oil Change International identifies 39 projects—representing more than 1.61 million barrels per day (bpd) of potential tar sands oil production capacity—that...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The NAACP investigation was announced Wednesday. (Photo screen shot from NAACP video)
The organization that spurred the south's "Moral Mondays" movement announced...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Rack up some more wins for divestment: the University of Hawaii System, the...

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Indefatigable rocker and activist Neil Young has a new video featuring an anti-Starbucks anthem, part of his fierce fight against Monsanto, GMOs and Starbucks' alleged support of an industry effort to block Vermont's GMO-labelling bill. The exuberant, vintage-style song comes ahead of this month's release of Young's concept album, "The Monsanto Years," and a summer tour with Willie Nelson's sons. "I want a cup of coffee," wails Young, "but I don't want a GMO." Good man.