EPA Chief: Ask any U.S. soldier and ‘they will tell you’ ‘climate change’ is major ‘national security’ threat
EPA Chief: Ask any American soldier and they’d say climate change is major security threat
Young environmentalists in Mexico have permanently suspended the development of a 69-hectare project in Cancún that would have cleared a large chunk of a mangrove forest, Quartz reports.
In September, 113 kid activists filed a lawsuit to halt construction of the $900 million project that would have paved over a mangrove-covered area for homes, shops and a promenade.…
In August, President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent in the next 15 years.
However, Governor Pat McCrory has called the plan an overreach and has said it would threaten job creation while raising customers’ power bills.
Duke Energy, the nation’s largest utility, has said it has already cut its power plant emissions by 22 percent since 2005.
Turner has gotten major support about filing a lawsuit after her petition for new climate change rules was rejected by the N.C. Environmental Management Commission.
A nonprofit helped Turner file the suit and attorneys at Duke University are among those representing her.…
Environmental activists are organizing the “largest Disobedient Action Adventure Game” for “climate justice” later this month. The global online and offline disruptions are timed as world leaders gather in Paris Nov. 30-Dec. 12 (dubbed COP21) to try to generate a climate change agreement. Specific actions are deliberately mysterious, but activists were encouraged to form teams and embrace tactics from a group called Beautiful Trouble – See more at: http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/business/julia-seymour/2015/11/13/occupy-steroids-global-climate-games-disrupt-paris-eco#sthash.m2gPgEow.dpuf…