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EPA spending $1.2 million on 'environmental justice' program

(National SentinelBig Government: The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to award 10 grants worth a total of $1.2 million to nonprofits and environmental groups engaged in “environmental justice.” 173 more words

Executive Branch

Silence = Death

“SILENCE = DEATH” was used by the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power(ACT UP), a group committed to the use of direct action to end the AIDS crisis, which is still active 30 years later.  184 more words

Environmentally Themed Music: The Moulettes

This week Terra Informer, Charlotte Thomasson, got in touch with UK rock band The Moulettes.  Formed in 2002, the band’s latest album, Preternatural, has taken on an environmental theme. 39 more words

Standing Up to Climate Denial in Action

by Thanu Yakupitiyage – 350.org

The only event the Trump administration hosted at the COP 23 UN climate talks during the last two weeks in Germany was a panel promoting “clean” coal, nuclear, and other fossil fuels. 312 more words

Climate Change

25 weeks and 5 days of being vegan

It has been exactly 25 weeks and 5 days since I decided to cut all animal by-products out of my diet and there has not been a day where I regret this decision. 615 more words

Lifestyle

Washington state gets another shot at the nation's first carbon tax

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Last November, some environmentalists in Washington state went to the polls hoping voters would back an initiative creating the nation’s first tax on carbon pollution. 1,175 more words

A Call to Millennials

The problem of climate chaos was not of our making. No humans are alive today who were part of the shift toward fossil fuels. Most of those breathing today were not alive when greenhouse gases were first linked to the possibility of warming the globe. 748 more words