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6 Reasons Impossible Burger’s CEO Is Wrong About GMO Soy

This post was originally published on this site By Pat Thomas Throughout the U.S., major food brands are trying to get rid of GMO ingredients — not necessarily for the right reasons, but because nearly half of consumers say they… Continue Reading →

Global Climate Revolt Escalates: 1,351+ Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday

This post was originally published on this site By Julia Conley Two months after what was reportedly the largest international climate demonstration ever, young people around the world are expected to make history again on Friday with a second global… Continue Reading →

Bill to Ban Circus Animal Suffering to Be Introduced in Congress

This post was originally published on this site By Andrea Germanos Animal welfare advocates are praising soon-to-be introduced legislation in the U.S. that would ban the use of wild animals in traveling circuses. None The measure, the Traveling Exotic Animal… Continue Reading →

Texas Bill Would Make Protesting Pipelines a Felony on Par With Attempted Murder

This post was originally published on this site By Eoin Higgins A bill making its way through the Texas legislature would make protesting pipelines a third-degree felony, the same as attempted murder. None H.B. 3557, which is under consideration in… Continue Reading →

Inslee’s ‘Evergreen Economy Plan’ Calls for $9 Trillion Investment in New Green Jobs, Would Help Fossil Fuel Workers Transition

This post was originally published on this site By Julia Conley A new climate action plan put forth by Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday is being praised for highlighting the enormous benefits that would result from a… Continue Reading →

‘Mothers Rise Up’ in Global March for Climate Action

This post was originally published on this site By Jake Johnson Marking International Mother’s Day, thousands of moms took to the streets in London and across the world Sunday to demand transformative action on behalf of Mother Earth and their… Continue Reading →

200+ Groups Demand Senate Kill Bill That Would Pour ‘Fuel on Fire of Climate Crisis’

This post was originally published on this site By Julia Conley More than 200 national climate action groups on Thursday demanded that the Senate stop the passage of a bill that would serve to keep both Europe and the U.S…. Continue Reading →

Trump EPA Ignored Its Own Scientists’ Calls to Ban Asbestos, ‘Bombshell’ Report Shows

This post was originally published on this site By Jessica Corbett In a report that elicited calls for congressional action, The New York Times revealed Wednesday that “senior officials at the Environmental Protection Agency disregarded the advice of their own… Continue Reading →

Insects Must Be Saved to Prevent Collapse of Humanity, Top Scientist Warns

This post was originally published on this site By Jake Johnson A leading scientist warned Tuesday that the rapid decline of insects around the world poses an existential threat to humanity and action must be taken to rescue them “while… Continue Reading →

‘We Can’t Trust the Permafrost Anymore’: Doomsday Vault at Risk in Norway

By Eoin Higgins Just over a decade after it first opened, the world’s “doomsday vault” of seeds is imperiled by climate change as the polar region where it’s located warms faster than any other area on the planet. The Svalbard… Continue Reading →

Greenpeace Calls BS After Trump Cites ‘Paid Lobbyist’ Masquerading as Co-Founder to Peddle Climate Denial

By Jake Johnson President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to boost “Greenpeace co-founder” Patrick Moore’s claim on “Fox & Friends” that the climate crisis is “not only fake news, it’s fake science.”   None   But as… Continue Reading →

‘Despicable’: Wells Fargo Bashed for Plans to Cash In on Global Climate Crisis

By Jessica Corbett While most Americans are increasingly alarmed about the human-made climate crisis, Wells Fargo—the big bank known for “ripping off” college students and investing in “shady” industries—is under fire for approaching it as a way to make more… Continue Reading →

New York Power Plant Explosion Is Another Sign of the Urgent Need to Ditch Fossil Fuels

This post was originally published on this site By Jake Johnson Though it immediately evoked images of “an alien invasion” or the eerie opening scene of a “monster movie,” the explosion that briefly turned New York City’s skyline bright blue… Continue Reading →

Greenland’s Rapid Ice Melt Persists Even in Winter

This post was originally published on this site By Julia Conley In the latest troubling study regarding how the climate crisis is affecting the world’s iciest regions, a new report by the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) found that… Continue Reading →

Could a Green New Deal Boost the Farm and Food Justice Movement?

This post was originally published on this site By Eric Holt-Giménez Over eight decades ago, the Dust Bowl devastated over 100,000,000 acres of agricultural land and the Great Depression threw 15 million Americans out of work. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt… Continue Reading →

‘A Disaster’: Critics Blast New GMO Labeling Rule From Trump’s USDA

This post was originally published on this site By Andrea Germanos Food safety advocates are expressing sharp disappointment with the final federal GMO labeling rule, released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). While industry-friendly Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue… Continue Reading →

Blind, Burrowing, Thin-Skinned Worm Named After Climate-Denier Trump

By Abby Zimet To those patriots who consider our Pretender-to-the-Throne a reptilian shape-shifter, mazel tov: Now he officially is one. A small, blind, shiny, worm-like amphibian newly discovered in Panama which buries its head in the ground will henceforth be… Continue Reading →

‘We Need to Act Now’: 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Calls for Global Climate Strike

This post was originally published on this site By Andrea Germanos Greta Thunberg, the 15-year-old Swedish activist, on Wednesday called for a global climate strike. The day of action is set for Friday at “your school” or “anywhere you feel… Continue Reading →

Global Divestment Movement Celebrates Milestone: 1,000 Institutions With Nearly $8 Trillion in Assets Have Vowed to Ditch Fossil Fuels

By Jake Johnson While the COP24 climate talks are at risk of ending without a concrete plan of action thanks in large part to the Trump administration’s commitment to a dirty energy agenda, environmental groups on Thursday celebrated a major… Continue Reading →

Hotter Planet Makes Extreme Weather Deadlier, New Study Finds

This post was originally published on this site By Jake Johnson With people across the globe mobilizing, putting their bodies on the line, and getting arrested en masse as part of a broad effort to force the political establishment to… Continue Reading →

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