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A Big Reason UN Climate Talks Aren’t Working

The fossil fuel industry has been allowed to underwrite and sponsor the United Nations climate talks for years, including the recent COP25 in Madrid. This creates a massive conflict of interest for a conference that’s supposed to be solving the climate crisis. Sponsorships give oil, coal and gas groups access to events and delegates, creating …

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Cork schoolkids make brilliant rap video on climate crisis

Pupils at one small national school outside Bantry in west Cork have made a very impressive rap song and video talking about their concerns over climate change. The kids at Cappabue N.S. – a mixed, two-teacher school in the Shehy Mountains north of Bantry – made the video with the help of Cork producer Garry …

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Special webinar: Radioactivity disclosed in fracking wastewater!

A powerful exposé in the January 21 Rolling Stone magazine has found that wastewater from many oil and gas wells is dangerously radioactive. Nearby residents, the local environment, and especially oil and gas industry employees may be exposed to toxic levels of radiation—but most people are totally unaware. Please join us for a PSR webinar …

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TEP power generation plans involve unsafe pollutants

http://arizonadailystar.az.newsmemory.com/?publink=0576c5892 The following column is the opinion and analysis of the writer. By Eve Shapiro SPECIAL TO THE ARIZONA DAILY STAR All around the globe, we are seeing the effects of climate change, from the fires raging in Australia, to hurricanes of unparalleled magnitude. Instead of taking a proactive approach to positioning our state to …

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PSR opposes new pipeline and urges everyone’s action: see action request

PSR has endorsed this letter opposing a new pipeline that, if built, would carry vast quantities of climate-destroying tar sands oil. While the pipeline would be built in Minnesota, its climate implications make it germane to all of us, anywhere. PSR has signed on in opposition to the construction of a new pipeline in Minnesota that …

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No War With Iran: An Urgent Week of Action to Prevent a War

The week of January 6 saw several important events and developments in both congressional and grassroots efforts to convince American decision-makers to deescalate tensions with Iran and prevent an all-out war. The situation, already tense due to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran Deal, escalated in the wake of the United States’ assassination of Iranian …

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The road to Armageddon — our two existential threats and the 2020 presidential race

https://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/479763-the-road-to-armageddon-our-two-existential-threats-and-the-2020?#_=_ By Robert Dodge, opinion contributor — 01/24/20 03:30 PM EST The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill   As we begin this new decade, our world faces great peril from two intertwined existential threats: climate change and nuclear war. Failing to solve these two issues may …

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