Tag - fossil fuels

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Costa Rica to ban fossil fuels and fully decarbonize
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Save your phony Earth Day tweets, leaders
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Anti-life GOP forcing states to comply with its laws of death
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Trump’s new Indian wars

Costa Rica to ban fossil fuels and fully decarbonize

Costa Rica’s new president used his inaugural speech on May 9 to pledge that his nation would become the first in the world to fully decarbonize.

President Carlos Alvarado plans to end all fossil fuel use in transportation by 2021–in time for Costa Rica’s 200th anniversary of its independence. Read More

Save your phony Earth Day tweets, leaders

At the time of the first Earth Day in 1970, shortly before my 13th birthday, there was a widespread sense that Americans finally were beginning to value the earth, to understand its essential role in sustaining life, and to demand actions to keep those support systems healthy. It was an era when there was enough bipartisan agreement to pass major, much-needed legislation to clean our air and water, to clean up toxic waste, to protect endangered species and preserve large wild areas that are important both for their beauty and their biodiversity.

What the hell has happened? Read More

Anti-life GOP forcing states to comply with its laws of death

Anti-life GOP forcing states to comply with its laws of death

The anti-life GOP is cracking down on states that dare oppose its federal mandates.

Yes, you heard that right. The Republican Party portrays itself as favoring states rights over federal control. That is just another convenient lie told when it does not have control of the federal government. Read More

Trump’s new Indian wars

Trump's new Indian wars

The Trump Administration is targeting Native Americans in its reassignments of Interior Department employees, making it easier to force fossil fuel development on their lands, a Talking Points Memo investigation released this morning finds: Read More

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