NOAA: “Climate stripes” Graphics Show U.S. Trends by State and County

Published 3 July 2019 at Climate.gov At Climate.gov you can access a new, visually striking collection of “climate stripes” graphics depicting U.S. climate conditions each year from 1895–2018 compared to the 20th-century average. A location’s yearly temperature and precipitation conditions since 1895 are shown as a simple row of colored stripes without dates or numbers. For the yearly temperature … Continue reading NOAA: “Climate stripes” Graphics Show U.S. Trends by State and County

Unearthed.Greenpeace.Org: Oil Majors Withhold Support for Ambitious EU Climate Target 2050

Picture credit: Photo by Zukiman Mohamad from Pexels BP and Shell declined to back a plan to reduce European greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, Unearthed can reveal Originally published on 20 June 2019, link here, author: Lawrence Carter Twitter: @lawrencecarter1 The European Commission says the proposal, which would set an EU-wide target of net zero emissions by … Continue reading Unearthed.Greenpeace.Org: Oil Majors Withhold Support for Ambitious EU Climate Target 2050

HRW: SA Court denies human rights activists access to documents in defamation lawsuit by Mineral Sands Resources

Published by business-humanrights.org on 5 June 2019; Author Khulekani Magubane, Fin24 (South Africa); original article here “Xolobeni lawsuit: Activists Denied Access to Documents for Defamation Defence”, 1 Jun 2019 The Western Cape High Court denied two attorneys and an activist opposing Mineral Sands Resources’ parent company’s plans to mine in Xolobeni access to documents which … Continue reading HRW: SA Court denies human rights activists access to documents in defamation lawsuit by Mineral Sands Resources

Lawyer for Affected by Chevron/Texaco Speaks about the Partnership between UDAPT and The Crowd Versus

English Translation In the personal words of Pablo Fajardo, attorney for the UDAPT Organization, representing the over 30,000 people affected by the oil pollution left behind in Lago Agree, Ecuador: When we decided to make this agreement with The Crowd Versus, we did so after researching the work they do. Certainly, there have been many … Continue reading Lawyer for Affected by Chevron/Texaco Speaks about the Partnership between UDAPT and The Crowd Versus

META: 5 GREEN IDEAS FOR THE EU IN NEXT 5 YEARS

MARIE-AMÉLIE BRUN, Published JUNE 6, 2019, original article here Picture credit: Frank Hui, flickr.com CLIMATE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE EUROPE PROTECTS FEATURED PODCASTS RULE OF LAW SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT After the European elections, META has great ideas to help new MEPs and potential Commissioners with five green ideas that could blossom in the next five years. A short … Continue reading META: 5 GREEN IDEAS FOR THE EU IN NEXT 5 YEARS

Nature Cleans Our Mess (Slowly)

Like it or not: our current society is heavily dependent on fossil oil. Together we use the staggering amount of around 100 million barrels per day. Next to increasing global warming by the combustion of oil to CO2, fossil oil has other detrimental environmental effects. Inevitable losses and spills occur in the production, refining and … Continue reading Nature Cleans Our Mess (Slowly)

Philippines: Groups Condemn the Murder of Dennis Sequeña; Senator Hontiveros Calls for Investigation

Published by Business & Human Rights Resource Center, 5 June 2019 With sadness and our sincere condolences for his family, friends, colleagues, and fellow activists, we share the following news from the Philippines. “The shooting of Dennis Sequeña, while he was conducting a labor rights seminar, is a particular blatant act of violence against workers … Continue reading Philippines: Groups Condemn the Murder of Dennis Sequeña; Senator Hontiveros Calls for Investigation

Additional Affidavits Filed in Application to Review Tendele Mine in South Africa

Friday 31 May 2019 was an important day for the case supported by The Crowd vs. Destructive Mining in Zululand. Attorney Kirsten Youens, and second Applicant and Treasurer of the community organization, MCEJO (the first Applicant), Sabelo Dladla, filed supplementary founding affidavits in the application to review and set aside at 222 square km mining … Continue reading Additional Affidavits Filed in Application to Review Tendele Mine in South Africa

Glyphosate Herbicides Now Banned or Restricted in 17 Countries Worldwide – Sustainable Pulse Research

Posted on  May 28 2019 – 4:00pm  by  Sustainable Pulse, original article here Following the recent bans on the use of glyphosate-based herbicides by cities and institutions in the U.S., including Key West, Los Angeles, the University of California and Miami, Sustainable Pulse decided to research which countries around the world have banned or restricted the use of … Continue reading Glyphosate Herbicides Now Banned or Restricted in 17 Countries Worldwide – Sustainable Pulse Research