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Defund Disaster

On Wednesday, December 6th, activists from Mazaska Talks and 350.org met with the Pacific Northwest regional CEO of JP Morgan Chase. The big banks are slowly coming around to the idea of shifting their investments from fossil fuels to renewables. 55 more words

Climate Change

Common Ground

Okay, so here we are. Everyone is angry. Trump is angry because Obama went too far. Environmentalists are angry because the air is the industrial dumping ground. 635 more words

What happens to workers when wildfires and natural disasters hit?

Sadly, we are becoming  used to seeing headlines about the costs of fighting climate change-related wildfires, hurricanes, and floods – most recently, the record wildfire season of 2017.    870 more words

United States

Bookshelf Special Feature Part 1: National Park Science by Jane Carruthers

We were delighted to welcome Jane Carruthers back to the Rachel Carson Center this autumn. Jane has a longstanding relationship with the RCC; she served on its advisory board for six years, the latter three as its chair, and was a great influence on the center in its formative years. 2,360 more words

Others

No LNG in PVD: Petition, Call-In, Hearing

The latest turn of events in the fight against the liquefied natural gas plant that National Grid wants to build in South Providence is that the chair of one of the evaluating agencies, the Coastal Resources Management Council, has… 106 more words

Something To Do

Still Supporting the Alaska Conservation Fund

While I haven’t been able to have conversations with all of the non-profits I’ve supported, for many the outcomes of the last year make them even more vital than I anticipated in 2016. 364 more words

Activism

Ricardo Lara grew up in L.A.'s dumping grounds. Now he's cleaning them up.

For years, environmental justice advocates have been saying that it’s time to shift the focus of the environmental movement from beautiful landscapes and big animals to the people choking on black carbon or poisoned by lead in their water. 1,090 more words

Climate & Energy