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Alt-Right Reaction to Accepting Climate Change

What Happens When the Alt-Right Believes in Climate Change https://jewishcurrents.org/report/what-happens-when-alt-right-believes-climate-change/ A group of migrants approach a US Navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea in July 2016. Photo: US Navy Report LAST SEPTEMBER, as record-breaking hurricanes thrashed the Caribbean and southeastern US,

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Two victories in fight against toxic pesticides; EPA must enforce ban

a jury ruled that Monsanto’s weed killer round up caused cancer and order the company to pay the victim $289 in damages. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6049007/Roundup-cancerous-jury-declares.html Chlorpyrfios, an insecticide which damages children’s brains, must again be banned by the EPA, which had stopped

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Climate Crisis: The Disturbing Facts; The Cause Debate Informs Policy Debates

    The climate crisis brought on by our use of fossil fuels which is threatening the human habitat was the topic of the entire August 6th 2018 New York Times magazine. The article  presents previously unknown information on how

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Trade Unions & Energy Democracy (TUED) : Progress Report

Bulletin 76 — 30 July 2018 This report is intended to update TUED’s participating unions, allies and supporters regarding the project’s considerable progress so far this year.The first part of the report covers organizational developments. The second part addresses our research

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Sept 6 NYC Climate March: plan now to join others!

Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice– next big climate march:  Thursday, Sept. 6, 5:30 pm, Battery Park, rally till 6:30 and then march up Broadway to Federal Plaza.  This is part of a global set of actions in response to the San

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Surprising History of Climate Change Information

The July 20, 2018 edition of WNYC’s “On the Media” program( www.WNYC.org ) which discussed the history, psychology, and sociology of climate change was summarized by Alfred Friedland of the  CUNYPSC Environmental Justice Working Group. He covers the highlights, especially the information

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Exciting NYC greenroof bill to support

Brooklyn Councilmember Introduces Bill to Transform NYC’s Concrete Jungle into Green Oasis https://www.bkreader.com/2018/07/brooklyn-councilmember-introduces-bill-transform-nycs-concrete-jungle-oasis-green-rooftops/ By Andrea Leonhardt  July 18, 2018, 5:21 pm The legislation requires new buildings cover available rooftop space with a green roof, solar panels or wind turbines to reduce the

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Call for env justice/racism legislation

Call for environmental justice legislation: Recent threats to environmental protection will have an especially severe impact on people of color and low-income communities, who are disproportionately exposed to environmental health burdens – many of which have roots in intentionally discriminatory land

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Saturday Jul 21 11 am youth-led Climate March

youth-led Climate March, “Zero Hour”, on Saturday, July 21 starting at 11-2 starting at Columbus Circle.  They are inviting adult allies like us to join and support them. The organizers are NYC public high school students.  Bring your students, kids,

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wed july 18 11am support phase out coal

Join us at the hearing in Long Island City to support phasing out coal and replacing it with clean energy, not dirty fracked gas  or biomass — RSVP today! Here are the hearing details: WHAT: Power Plant Pollution Protection – Public Hearing, Long

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