Activism

All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

April 21, 2021

ACG Webinar: Climate Change and Energy Policy at the State Level

The Aspen Institute Germany and the American Council on Germany invite you to a virtual discussion on the challenges posed by climate change and energy, and to explore collaboration at state level. 12pm ET.

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Coalition of Greens and Industry Calls on EPA to Quickly Phase Out HFCs

"A coalition of U.S. manufacturers and environmental organizations is calling on the federal government to quickly phase out the worst climate super-polluting chemicals currently used in air conditioners, refrigerators and other appliances, as well as in aerosols and foam insulation."

Source: Inside Climate News, 04/14/2021

Driven by Industry, More States Pass Tough Laws vs. Pipeline Protesters

"Bills to increase penalties for “impeding” the operations of a pipeline or power plant—in many cases elevating the offense to a felony—are pending in at least five states and have been enacted in 15 others."

Source: Inside Climate News, 04/13/2021
April 14, 2021

Climate and Gender Justice: Addressing the Climate Crisis with an Intersectional Feminist Approach

Join 1014 and the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy for a discussion about gendered and racialized inequalities of the climate crisis with Natalia Cardona Sanchez and Leonie Bremer; and moderated by Kristina Lunz. 12pm ET.

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'Seaspiracy': Netflix Doc Accused Of Misrepresentation By Participants

"A Netflix documentary about the impact of commercial fishing has attracted celebrity endorsements and plaudits from fans with its damning picture of the harm the industry does to ocean life. But NGOs, sustainability labels and experts quoted in Seaspiracy have accused the film-makers of making “misleading claims”, using out-of-context interviews and erroneous statistics."

Source: Guardian, 04/01/2021

Fairy Creek Blockade: Inside The Fight For B.C.’S Last Ancient Forests

"For eight months a small group of protesters have successfully prevented logging company Teal-Jones from accessing forest on Pacheedaht territory, exposing tensions that can exist at the intersection of Indigenous land rights, economic opportunity and the urgent battle to protect what remains of the province's old growth".

Source: The Tyee, 03/30/2021

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