The costs of not acting against climate change are high. The benefits of investing in a clean-energy economy would be widespread.
Activists fighting the Mariner East 2 pipeline are also fighting apathy, censorship, corruption and collusion.
In this week's episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Cromwell about his activism. [Transcript added.]
In May, U.S. warships will sail to the gulf and engage in activities that could poison those once-pristine waters.
Tolupans have been struggling to save ancestral lands from miners and loggers since a U.S.-supported junta took control of the country.
As demonstrations against the proposed oil pipeline ramp up, the federal government announced it would not evict protesters living at the camp in North Dakota.
Similar actions against environmental defenders are mounting throughout Central and South America.
A federal judge denied the tribe's request for an injunction, but federal agencies issued a statement pausing construction on the Dakota Access pipeline.
The presidential nominee and her running mate spent much of the week in North Dakota protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. Now they face misdemeanor charges for acts committed during the protests.
Margaret Flowers and James Lane, honorary co-chairs of the 2016 Green Party presidential nominating convention, explain in an open letter how the Democratic Party has failed on the environment and why Greens and climate activists should build “political power together.”