Tag Archives: CELDF

New Hampshire Town Passes Game-Changing Climate Ordinance

“It is our legislative determination that certain corporate activities are detrimental to our rights, health, safety, and welfare. These activities include but are not limited to: the runoff from commercial use of fertilizers, the intentional or unintentional dumping of toxic…

 

New Hampshire Town Passes Game-Changing Climate Ordinance

“It is our legislative determination that certain corporate activities are detrimental to our rights, health, safety, and welfare. These activities include but are not limited to: the runoff from commercial use of fertilizers, the intentional or unintentional dumping of toxic…

 

Rights of Lake Erie Recognized in Historic Vote

Rights of Lake Erie Recognized in Historic Vote Feb 27, 2019 Toledo, Ohio, voters make history, adopting a charter amendment that recognizes the rights of Lake Erie! This is the first rights-based law in the United States that specifically acknowledges…

 

CELDF: On the Right of Trees

Offsetted: On the Rights of Trees February 22, 2019 Pieter Hoff, Groasis has plan to off set all GHG with planting trees. See article: What would you prefer: a one-off investment of 25 billion, or annual expenditure of 20 to 25…

 

Here’s How Community Rights Could Help Save the Great Lakes

” “We the people are following laws written by corporations for their benefit. It’s greed,” says O’Dell. “They’re using our communities as resource colonies,” she added. https://www.alternet.org/local-peace-economy/can-community-rights-save-great-lakes Local Peace Economy Here’s How Community Rights Could Help Save the Great Lakes…

 

Press Democrat Opinion: Be a Climate “lobbyist’

Tom, it’s called the Community Bill of Rights/Rights of Nature and over 200 communities across our country have begun this movement with the help of CELDF. See: https://celdf.org for more information. Their mission: The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF)…