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Bernie Sanders and Josh Fox Talk Climate and Politics

Last week, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and filmmaker climate activist Josh Fox talked about how to transform the American energy system. This week, Fox leads the kickoff to draft Sanders for a People’s Party…

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Wave of Fossil Fuel Project Cancellations Follows Keystone XL Rejection | Inside Climate News

Six months after the Obama administration rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, at least 20 other proposed energy projects—mines, pipelines, plants, related rail projects and export terminals—have been canceled, rejected or delayed, according to research compiled and mapped by InsideClimate News. Sustained grassroots resistance and public opposition have played a role in at least some of these decisions; other influential factors include unfavorable economic conditions such as low oil prices, as well as governments’ environmental concerns and project siting issues. […]

This May: Join a Wave of Resistance to Keep Fossil Fuels In the Ground

BreakFree2016.org says it’s time to break free from fossil fuels. This May 4-15 there will be “a global wave of mass action to target the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects, in order to keep coal, oil and gas in the ground and accelerate the just transition to 100% renewable energy.”

This May: Join a Wave of Resistance to Keep Fossil Fuels In the Ground was originally published on Aware & Fair

Sorry, Feds: Kids Can Sue Over Climate Negligence, Judge Says (Link)

Kids want to sue the U.S. Federal Government over climate change. The case has permission to go forward! SOURCE: Climate Progress A group of youngsters just won a major decision in their efforts to sue the federal government over climate change. An Oregon judge ruled Friday that their lawsuit, which alleges the government violated the…

Sorry, Feds: Kids Can Sue Over Climate Negligence, Judge Says (Link) was originally published on Aware & Fair