t’s textbook Institutional Racism. Did Trump say out loud, “I’m going to gut the original environmental law of the US and it will affect everyone’s health negatively but the health of black and brown people the most?” Of course not. But that is exactly what is afoot with his intention to roll back major portions […]
Mark Dempsey: To prevent private profit from damaging the public realm, environmentalists must lobby to tax that “unearned increment”—the egregious 5,000% – 10,000% profit the speculators get from greenfield development—depriving speculators of income.
Ellen Brown: Contrary to popular belief, the biggest environmental polluters are not big fossil fuel companies. They are big agribusiness and factory farming, with six powerful food industry giants playing a major role.
Valerie Vande Panne : The point made by examining the entire life cycle of plastic is that we will never—no, never—solve the problem of plastic simply by dealing with the end waste products.
Pat Elder: In the real world – the world outside of these despicable psychological operations of the US government against its citizens – the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines have poisoned communities across the country for several generations.
Pat Elder: Military researches environmentally friendly firefighting foams while viable alternatives exist – and are used worldwide.
Pat Elder: Congress is happy to kick the PFAS can down the road. It’s predictable and sadly pathetic. And so is the lack of news coverage on PFAS contamination – the greatest public health crisis in American history.
Pat Elder: Most people, even Okinawans, are still unaware of the contaminated water and most of those who are aware, or are in positions of authority, seem unwilling to stand up for the 450,000 Okinawan residents whose health is on the line.
Jodie Evans: Jane Fonda and her Fire Drill Fridays are linking social movements across issues, eyeing the connections between the myriad problems we see causing climate chaos, many of them rooted in capitalist consumer culture.
Pat Elder: Anyone reasonably informed about PFAS, who examined their raw data, would conclude that California water resources are in a terrible condition and that the health of hundreds of thousands of California residents are at risk by drinking the tap water.
Harvey Wasserman: We need our soldiers here installing wind turbines, solar panels, batteries, efficiency/LED lighting, planting trees and hemp.
Pat Elder: Although a handful of news accounts have recently reported on the results of PFAS testing in California, there has been little public analysis on the origin of the contamination or ways to stop it.
Harvey Wasserman: As desperate mostly-young millions march worldwide for the survival of our Earth, Booker embraces explosive atomic 500-F climate killing machines that are roasting Her.