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Disobedient art can win the fight against artwashing

Sept. 17, 2018. In this guest blog, Fossil Free Culture NL reflects on their campaign against Shell sponsorship. Disobedient art can win the fight against artwashing!  The proof is right here in black and white. With the flurry of deal dropping announcements in The Netherlands this (baking hot) summer, the question really has been begged: (More...)

Divestment

PennLive.com Op-Ed: Community Solar Is Long Overdue In PA, Lawmakers In Harrisburg Can Fix That

By Pari Kasota and R. Brent Alderfer The following op-ed was published on Pennlive.com July 16, 2018 Pennsylvanians embrace America’s entrepreneurial spirit, and few know better than Pennsylvanians the potential of a thriving energy sector. Pennsylvania oil and coal powered the country through the industrial revolution. Now, we’re ready to harness another major energy opportunity (More...)

CleanPower

Capitalism Killed Our Climate Momentum, Not “Human Nature”

By Naomi Klein, in The Intercept, Aug. 3 2018. Naomi Klein responds to the NYT Magazine feature:  Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change by Nathaniel Rich, Aug 1 2018. Photo credit: Time Magazine cover, 1989, Gianfranco Gorgoni.   From Klein’s essay: …Written by Nathaniel Rich, this work of history is filled with insider (More...)

Climate Change Articles

The world is hot, on fire, and flooding. Climate change is here.

By Eric Holthaus on Jul 24, 2018, Grist. The worst ravages of climate change are on display around the world. Wildfires have ripped through towns in Greece, floods have submerged parts of Laos, and heat waves have overwhelmed Japan. These are striking examples of climate change playing out in its deadliest forms, and they’re making  the (More...)

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Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Youth Plaintiffs Again, Denies the Trump Administration’s Second Petition

July 20, 2018, Press Release from Our Children’s Trust.   Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Youth Plaintiffs Again, Denies the Trump Administration’s Second Petition for Writ of Mandamus in Juliana v. United States San Francisco — Today, in a per curiam opinion, Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas, and Circuit Judges Marsha Berzon and Michelle Friedland (More...)

Climate Change Articles

PEA’s Philadelphia Energy Campaign Receives Harvard Recognition

Philadelphia Energy Authority Press Release, June 14, 2018 – The Philadelphia Energy Campaign, an initiative proposed by Council President Darrell L. Clarke and administered by the Philadelphia Energy Authority, is the subject of an award-winning research paper published at Harvard University. The paper, titled “A Pathway to Preservation? Planning Processes at the Intersection of Climate Change and Affordable (More...)

Green Jobs Local/Regional News

Record heat put thousands of Californians in the dark Friday. Scientists predicted this from climate change.

By Jason SamenowJuly 9, 2018.  Washington Post. Temperatures shot up over 110 degrees in Southern California on Friday, obliterating all kinds of long-standing heat records, and the lights went out for tens of thousands of customers. Californians were powerless, without air conditioning, in the hottest weather many had ever experienced. Climate scientists have known this was (More...)

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Pac-12 and Unifi Announce Founding Partnership of Pac-12 Team Green

PAC-12 Press release, July 12, 2018 BOULDER, Colo. – The Pac-12 and Unifi, Inc. and today announced a long-term partnership, with Unifi serving as the Founding Sustainability Partner of Pac-12 Team Green and as a sponsor of the Pac-12 Sustainability Conference. As part of the partnership, Unifi will provide grant funding to all 12 of the Conference’s (More...)

ACORE Sets Investment Goal of $1 Trillion by 2030 for U.S. Renewables

NEW YORK, June 19, 2018 — Today, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national business group made up of companies that finance, develop, manufacture and use all forms of renewable energy, announced the launch of a new campaign that aims to reach $1 trillion in new U.S. private sector investment in renewable energy and enabling (More...)

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Study: Climate change will stress corn production, dairy industry in southern Pennsylvania

JUNE 28, 2018, Marie Cusack, StateImpact. Farmers in the southern part of Pennsylvania will face higher temperatures and changes to the growing season that will place stresses on corn production and the dairy industry, according to new research. The Northeast is the fastest-warming region of the contiguous United States. As StateImpact recently reported, the eastern (More...)

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