Tag Archives: climate change

Climate change and fossil fuels

DNC Quietly Adopts Ban On Fossil Fuel Company Donations The move is a step toward purging oil, gas and coal industry influence on the Democratic Party’s climate policies. By Alexander C. Kaufman The Democratic National Committee voted over the weekend…

 

Trees, our best defense against climate change

“California’s arboreal apocalypse is being exacerbated by the raging wildfires that the state’s forestry department helped stoke. Unlike sub-Arctic and tropical forests, temperate ones are often densely populated with people. A state-funded watchdog report showed in February that California’s forests…

 

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…

 

Sonoma County Climate Plan Lawsuit Explained

A case study of last year’s landmark lawsuit challenging Sonoma County’s Climate Action 2020 Plan was presented last week at the 2018 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Eugene, Oregon. The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference is the premier annual…

 

Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California

There should be no allowance for merchandizing our aquifers beyond recharge. In Northern California that means the wine and now the cannabis industry. We must defend our common pool resources from being used for profit beyond resiliency.      ““As we learn…

 

Climate Change Challenges Chile’s Vineyards

Climate Change Challenges Chile’s Vineyards https://www.npr.org/2017/11/24/566326375/climate-change-challenges-chiles-vineyards November 24, 20175:08 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Philip Reeves Facebook Twitter Climate change is having a big impact on Chile’s wine industry. Growers are being forced to change the way they position…

 

Judge Rules Climate Action 2020 Plan Violates CEQA

Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Nancy Case Shaffer in Santa Rosa has ruled in favor of local Sonoma Valley attorney Jerry Bernhaut’s lawsuit challenging Sonoma County’s Climate Action 2020 Plan. A lawyer with River Watch, a Sonoma County firm active…

 

Crude Awakening – Tar Wars at BAAQMD

The Bay Area’s air district is considering a rule that could prevent increased Bay Area refining of dirty Canadian tar sands by Will Parrish In recent years, oil corporations have intensified their push to make the San Francisco Bay Area…