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'No Justice, No Sleep!': Dawn Protest Over Police Killing of Breonna Taylor Outside McConnell's Kentucky Home
"Every single problem in our country, Mitch McConnell stands in the way of solving."
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 Pope Francis leads the Corpus Domini Mass at St. Peter's Basilica on June 14, 2020 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo: Vatican Pool - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images) News
New Vatican Document Urges Fossil Fuel Divestment to Serve Planet and the Common Good
"The Vatican's call for divestment is a breath of hope in times when faith is more needed than ever," said 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben. "It is a powerful statement that attempting to profit off the destruction of the planet is plainly and simply immoral and unethical."
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'Illegal, Unscientific, and Unconscionable': Despite Risk of Brain Damage to Infants, Trump EPA Won't Regulate Rocket Fuel Additive for Water Supplies
"EPA has abdicated its responsibility to set federal drinking water standards for a chemical long known to be unsafe."
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The environmental justice story has long been sitting there, waiting to be told. (Photo: Friends of the Earth International) Views
Climate-Justice Stories Are in Every Community, Waiting to Be Told
Only rarely does mainstream news coverage make the point that such environmental violence is pervasive, chronic, and carries a clear racial and economic bias.
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IEA Chief Warns: Just Six Months Left for Green Recovery to Change Course on Climate
"This year is the last time we have."
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The United Nations announced Thursday that at least 75.9 million people were forcibly displaced as of the end of last year. (Photo: Houssam Hariri/UNHCR) News
'Unimaginable Double Emergency': Record High of Nearly 80 Million People Forcibly Displaced Worldwide Amid Pandemic
"These numbers should serve as a wake-up call to the international community on the human cost of war, and the social and economic implications exacerbated by Covid-19."
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A sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) is seen inside a cage at Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program's rehabilitation center on November 10, 2016 in Kuta Mbelin, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The orangutans in Indonesia have been known to be on the verge of extinction as a result of deforestation and poaching. (Photo: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images) News
Top Global Experts Say Humanity Must 'Heal Our Broken Relationship With Nature' to Prevent Future Pandemics
"We must curb the high risk trade and consumption of wildlife, halt deforestation and land conversion, as well as manage food production sustainably."
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An ACT UP protest outside the FDA headquarters in Rockville, Maryland in 1988. (Photo: Peter Ansin/Getty Images) Views
The Climate Movement Must Learn from Larry Kramer’s Fearless Truth Telling
If we are silent about the climate emergency, others interpret our silence as a lack of concern, as a sign that things are normal. We need to channel our inner Larry Kramer, and loudly tell the truth to everyone we know.
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Independent Probe Finds NOAA Officials Violated Ethics Rules by Bowing to Trump Foolishness During 'Sharpiegate'
The report comes as White House and state officials have been accused of manipulating scientific data regarding Covid-19 deaths and infections.
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SolarCraft workers install solar panels on the roof of a home on February 26, 2015 in San Rafael, California. News
'We Must Act Now': 180 House Democrats Urge Pelosi to Save Clean Energy Industry 'Decimated' by Pandemic
The lawmakers' letter came as a new analysis showed at least 620,590 clean energy workers in the U.S. lost jobs from March through May.
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