Tag Archives: global warming
Noam Chomsky: Corporate Patents and Rising Anti-Science Rhetoric Will Prolong Pandemic
“Biden has made some effort, but the wealthy countries have not, including the United States, though not primarily the United States — they have not taken measures that are within their capacity to ensure that other countries that have the resources to produce vaccines will have access not only to the products, the vaccines, but also to the process of manufacturing them.”
The Age of Radical Evil, by Chris Hedges
Who are those who would sacrifice us on the altar of global capitalism? How did they amass the power to deny us a voice?
Saving the Planet Means Overthrowing the Ruling Elites, by Chris Hedges
Truth is not fake news. Justice is not fake news. RiseUpTimes.org
The Last Act of the Human Comedy, by Chris Hedges
Resistance grounded in action is its own raison d’être. It is catharsis. It brings us into a community with others who are coping with the darkness by naming it but refusing to submit to it.
Fear vs. Fear, by Chris Hedges
We will save ourselves only by pitting power against power. We will save ourselves by building mass movements to overthrow corporate power.
Noam Chomsky on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange and more
Why should the United States have the power to control what others are doing elsewhere in the world? I mean, it’s an outlandish situation. It goes on all the time. We never even notice it. At least there’s no comment on it. On April 12, 2019, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church […]
Suicide Watch on Planet Earth: As the Flames Began to Rise, the Arsonists Appeared
Collusion — hell, yeah! Putting the Planet on a Suicide Watch
Chris Hedges | The Feuding Kleptocrats
When we are not being amused by these debates among corporate lackeys we listen to retired generals, all making six-figure incomes from the weapons industry, selling the public on the imperative of endless war and endless arms purchases.
John Rachel | The Politics of Panic and Puerile Propaganda
…we are still looking at a total retreat from journalistic integrity, an abandonment of responsibility vital to our survival as a nation…
Paul Street | How to Stop Capitalism’s Deadly War With Nature
It’s a hard to imagine a more terrible crime. Geocide is bigger than genocide.
Brian Merchant: The US Owes the World $4 Trillion for Trashing the Climate
The UN Green Fund, designed, essentially to help balance climate debt, is currently capitalized at $10 billion in pledges from rich countries. That’s barely a drop in the bucket, as Matthews points out: in 2013 alone, rich countries emitted 13 billion tons—or $520 billion worth—of carbon debt. BY BRIAN MERCHANT Motherboard September 9, 2015 Aerial View […]
▶ Dr. James Hansen | The War on Our Climate: Taking Ownership of Our Future | Peacestock
Dr. Hansen has received numerous awards and is recognized for speaking truth to power, for identifying ineffectual policies as greenwash, and for outlining actions that the public must take to protect the future of young people and other life on our planet.
Kathy Kelly | Pushing Up: “The War on Our Climate”
Kelly: What are the true costs to society of fossil fuels? According to a recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) study, fossil fuel companies are benefiting from global subsidies of $5.3tn (£3.4tn) a year, $10 million per minute, every minute, each and every day.
The Guardian reports that the $5.3tn subsidy estimated for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the world’s governments.
U.S. Military: A Dangerous Source of Global Warming and Climate Change
“We must use all of the tools at our disposal, from dialogue and mediation to preventive diplomacy, to keep the unsustainable exploitation of natural resources from fueling and financing armed conflict and destabilizing the fragile foundations of peace.” —UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon U. S. MILITARY: A DANGEROUS SOURCE OF GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE Intense […]
Dahr Jamail: As Casualties Mount, Scientists Say Global Warming Has Been “Hugely Underestimated”
A major study recently published in New Scientist found that “scientists may have hugely underestimated the extent of global warming because temperature readings from southern hemisphere seas were inaccurate,” and said that ACD is “worse than we thought” because it is happening “faster than we realized.” Editor’s Note: With climate-change denier Republicans taking over the […]
▶ Hedges, McKibben, Naomi Klein, Sawant, Sanders: What Will It Take to Save Humanity and the Planet?
Chris Hedges, activist Bill McKibben, journalist Naomi Klein, Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and public radio talk show host Brian Lehrer participated in a panel discussion the night before the People’s Climate March in New York City this month. Thoughts for success: Chris Hedges: Live in truth; Naomi Klein: Build a […]