March 2018 Archives

Why we need to go local on water

“Right now, if an earthquake severed our connection to the L.A. Aqueduct, the State Water Project or the Colorado River Aqueduct, we would quickly be in dire straits. With a local supply portfolio — balanced between recycled water, captured stormwater,…

 

EU Approves Controversial Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Grow your own? “ “This merger will create the world’s biggest and most powerful agribusiness corporation, which will try to force its genetically modified seeds and toxic pesticides into our food and countryside,” Adrian Bebb, food and farming campaigner at…

 

California Leads in Climate Change Issues

From our Friends at Legal Planet: CLEE Launches California Climate Policy Dashboard Posted on March 14, 2018 9:30 am by Ted Lamm The Center for Law, Energy and the Environment (CLEE) at UC Berkeley School of Law has launched the…

 

What Standing Rock Gave the World

“This movement was significant, not just for Standing Rock, but for all of Indian Country and around the world. We made some noise and now we’re starting to see other Indigenous communities rise up and say, Let us all speak…

 

Children’s Atmospheric Trust Litigation suit moves forward

We are all so proud of the kids these days. They are taking on the NRA/corporate lobbyists and the fossil fuel industry for threatening their future. https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/14/1748112/-Spotlight-on-green-news-amp-views-Musk-s-idea-on-public-transit-children-s-climate-case-revs-up#read-more   Denied again: U.S. govt claim against climate liability lawsuit: “In 2015, twenty-one children…

 

Water Quality Threatened in West

“The effort is aimed at removing federal Clean Water Act protection from millions of miles of streams and wetlands, including more than 80% of the waters in California and the arid West. In January, the Trump administration suspended for two…