Free Mahienour! Egyptian revolutionary and climate activist In May Egyptian revolutionary, climate activist and lawyer Mahienour El-Massry was unjustly jailed. Just before she was imprisoned she spoke to Mika Minio about her amazing work.
How a sudden flood of oil money has transformed North Dakota BISMARCK, N.D.— North Dakota's Heritage Center makes for a jarring sight in this Midwestern prairie capital. The newly-expanded museum consists of four interlocking cubes of stone, steel and glass, a gleaming architectural statement poking out of the otherwise drab Capitol grounds.
The brink of mass extinction "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children." - Native American proverb
The elephant in the atmosphere IN SEPTEMBER 2013 a group of institutional investors with $3 trillion of assets under management asked the 45 biggest quoted oil firms how climate change might affect their business and, in particular, whether any of their oil reserves might become “stranded assets”—unusable if laws to c
Environmental activism moves from the streets to the boardroom A landmark report released by ExxonMobil Corp. in March 2014 indicated that activist shareholders had struck a nerve in the debate over carbon asset liabilities. It’s no longer just environmental activists who are challenging energy companies on their future production plans.
Must Sees and Must Reads
Green Capitalism: The God That Failed: Richard Smith, Truthout: "In the final analysis, the only way to align production with society's interests and the needs of the environment is to do so directly."...more
Capitalism and the destruction of life on earth: Six theses on saving the humans. Richard Smith Truthout. "That outcome depends to a great extent on whether we on the left can answer that question “what’s your alternative?”...more