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Criminogenic Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase Supporting Toxic Tar Sands Pipelines

No surprise that there are big banks that don’t give a damn about climate change and toxic environments ruining the lives of many people. They’re willing to take massive public bailouts and then screw the public over for disgusting profits. 306 more words

Environment

Tribal Leaders from USA and First Nation Chiefs from Canada: "Ruling in Nebraska will not pave the way for Keystone XL pipeline.

“The Tar Sands in Alberta is just above the northern boundary of traditional Blackfoot territory. I have seen it with my own eyes. It can only be described as an environmental holocaust. 889 more words

Activism

Will electric car sales become like the pond with proliferating lily pads? -- The Mountain Town News

From The Mountain Town News (Allen Best):

EVs still small share of market share, but that could change

Remember the riddle about the lily pond that begins with one lily, the number doubling each day?

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Climate Change

Thunderbird Strike: Anti-Pipeline Indigenous Video Game

The video game Thunderbird Strike, created by Native designer and Michigan State University professor Elizabeth LaPensée, transforms players into a thunderbird flying across Canada and through the Great Lakes.

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Indigenous

Report: Blocking the Sun -- @EnvAm

Click here to read the report. Here’s an excerpt:

Executive Summary

Solar power is clean, affordable and popular with the American people. The amount of solar energy currently installed in the U.S.

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Climate Change

Big Oil's last hurrah

Many motorists choose their gas pump visits to match the small dips that occur in the day-to-day pricing of gasoline. I call tbis a “mug’s game.” It’s a term my old boss, John Bassett of the… 737 more words

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Indigenous rights "serious obstacle" to Kinder Morgan pipeline, report says

Pipeline company downplaying major legal and financial risks of crossing unceded First Nations territory in British Columbia

The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sand crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will be doomed by the rising power of Indigenous land rights. 797 more words

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