Environment

How the Saami Indigenous People Fended Off Gates-funded Geoengineering Experiment – CounterPunch.org
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The first ever stratospheric test of geoengineering technology, funded by Bill Gates, has been suspended under pressure from the indigenous people over whose heads it would take place, the Saami of northern Scandinavia. It may be moved back to the United ...[Read more]
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Villagers & Pillagers: Who Will Survive the Collapse?
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Unless you live in a state of denial you’re probably like me, troubled about the future. There’s not much left of mine, but my daughter’s generation and their children will have to survive the aftermath of fossil-fueled civilization on the ravaged, ...[Read more]
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Climate Crisis Displaced Over 10 Million People in Past Six Months: Red Cross
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"We need greater action and urgent investment to reduce internal displacement caused by the rising risk of disasters." ...[Read more]
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Wildfires Will Keep Getting Worse — Even in Best Case Climate Scenarios
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Scientists found that limiting warming by even .5 degrees Celsius could substantially reduce fire risk. ...[Read more]
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Biden May Approve Logging an Old-Growth Forest, Heightening Climate Risks
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If approved, the Trump-era project would be a reversal of Biden’s stated commitment to preserve federal land and waters. ...[Read more]
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Indigenous-Led Movement Credited With ‘Huge Victory’ as Biden Plans to Rescind Keystone XL Permit on Day One
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"Our communities have been fighting KXL for over a decade, tooth and nail, in the dirt and in the courts." "A huge victory for Lakota and Indigenous front liners and Water Protectors. None of this would have been possible without their sacrifices," Nick E ...[Read more]
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Planting the Seeds of Regime Change: How GMO Seeds and Monsanto/Bayer’s “RoundUp” are Driving US Policy in Venezuela
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Top political donors of those most fervently pushing regime change in Venezuela have major stakes in Monsanto and Bayer. ...[Read more]
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Media Release: Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’; Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’ | IPBES
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Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history — and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely, warns a landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy P ...[Read more]
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Kochs and ALEC Behind Criminalization of Dissent Bills in Five States
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Iowa, Ohio, Oklahoma,Wyoming, Minnesota and Louisiana have introduced or passed legislation to criminalize environmental dissent. There is evidence that bill mill organizations such as ALEC and the bipartisan group Council of State Governments (CSG) had t ...[Read more]
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International Community Urges Japan to End Antarctic Whaling
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The international community has denounced Japan’s Antarctic whaling program for not complying with the IWC rulings and called on Tokyo to halt the hunting. Japan allegedly seeks to study whale behavior and biology, and set forth a plan last month to kil ...[Read more]
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Heart-Wrenching Video Shows Starving Polar Bear on Iceless Land
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When photographer Paul Nicklen and filmmakers from conservation group Sea Legacy arrived on Baffin Island in late summer, they came across a heartbreaking sight: a starving polar bear on its deathbed ...[Read more]
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