Category: Resources

Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Native American pipeline resistance in North Dakota is about climate justice

The protection of sacred sites and worries over contaminated water supplies are simultaneously concerns about climate justice and its relation to U.S. colonialism

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Rebecca Solnit: Standing Rock Protests: This is Only the Beginning

What’s happening at Standing Rock is extraordinary and possibly transformative for native rights, Sioux history, and the intersection of the climate movement with indigenous communities

Nick Engelfried: How #NoDAPL united a movement for indigenous rights

In the wake of Keystone XL’s rejection last November, Dakota Access has replaced Keystone XL as perhaps the most high-profile pipeline fight in the United States

Jim Gray: Standing Rock: The Biggest Story That No One’s Covering

These activists in North Dakota are speaking in a language that is larger than the Indian community itself

Joshua Frank: Frack, Rattle and Roll: Drilling into Oklahoma’s Earthquake Epidemic

The fight to end fracking, or at least relocate these earthquake-inducing disposal wells away from fault zones, is going to be an uphill battle.

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Juan Cole: Top 5 Ways Green Energy is already Helping American Workers

As we celebrate American workers (I prefer to honor workers today rather than the abstract “labor”), let’s remember where their future lies. And that is, in part, in the renewable energy sector. “Solar Energy in the United States: A Decade of Record Growth” The rapid growth of wind, solar and other renewables in the United Read more…

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Paul Street: Among the Pipeline Fighters in Central Iowa

Direct citizen action in defiance of corporate-rigged law and “regulation” is required to save our water, land, and livable ecology

Richard Heinberg: Is the Oil Industry Dying?

The peak oil controversy stages a comeback as the industry confronts a future of higher costs — and low prices

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Vandana Shiva: Biodiversity & GMOs

Gene Drives have been called “mutagenic chain reactions,” and are to the biological world what chain reactions are to the nuclear world. The Guardian describes Gene Drives as the “gene bomb.”

Graham Peebles: Hunger and Food Waste in a World of Plenty

Food, like shelter and health care, is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a fundamental right of all people, irrespective of circumstances or income. And yet one in nine of the global population does not have enough to eat – despite the fact that there is enough food to feed everyone. The Read more…

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