New Yorkers are in for an exciting moment in history, poised to make a major contribution to the generations that come after us.  The People’s Climate March is gearing up to be a massive march in support of sustainability and environmental justice. …

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On Monday, Bristol County, MA, District Attorney Sam Sutter surprised climate activists when he dropped criminal  charges against Ken Ward and Jay O’Hara, who had blocked a daily shipment of 40,000 toms of coal to the Brayton Point power plant …

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Join scholars and artists concerned about our material world given the problems associated with climate change at an all-day conference on September 10, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. From the conference publicity: …

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In a milestone for environmental law, U.S. District Court Judge Carl Babier found BP the primary culprit in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, the biggest offshore spill in U.S. history, judging BPs conduct “reckless” and grossly negligent. The U.S. attorney …

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The problem of illegal logging in Peru raises compelling questions about the ability of governments to effectively protect the Amazonian rain forest– and the communities that rely upon it– from criminal exploitation, explains a recent article in National Geographic. Agents from Peru’s …

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