Ecology and Environment

24.04.2017

Women for Climate Justice at the People’s Climate March on April 29th

Women for Climate Justice at the People’s Climate March on April 29th

Back in 2014 a worldwide Climate March took place in New York which saw 400,000 people on the streets. At the same time sister marches in many other cities like Berlin, London, Paris, Melbourne, Johannesburg, Istanbul, New Delhi, Laos, Bogota and Rio de Janeiro were organised. On the occasion of… »

23.04.2017

March for Science in 500 cities around the world

March for Science in 500 cities around the world

On April 22, 500 events took place in 40 countries around the world to raise public awareness of the importance of science and research and support them against the attacks launched by US President Donald Trump, his plans to reduce environmental projects and review commitments to global warming and climate… »

20.04.2017

Second open letter to Intesa SanPaolo: #Divest DAPL!

Second open letter to Intesa SanPaolo: #Divest DAPL!

April 20, 2017 Mr. Carlo Messina CEO Intesa SanPaolo Piazza San Carlo, 156 10121 Turin Italy cc: Elena Flor, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Unit Elena Jacobs, Chief of CEO Staff CSR@intesasanpaolo.com sostenibilita.ambientale@intesasanpaolo.com Dear Mr. Messina, The undersigned organizations are writing to continue the conversation that… »

20.04.2017

Legal opinion: Monsanto’s activities have negative impact on basic human rights

Legal opinion: Monsanto’s activities have negative impact on basic human rights

On Tuesday April 18th the five international judges of the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion. They have come to important conclusions, both on the conduct of Monsanto and on necessary developments in international law. The judges conclude that Monsanto has engaged in practices which have negatively impacted the right to… »

19.04.2017

Thursday April 27, 2017 #Divest DAPL Campaign

Thursday April 27, 2017 #Divest DAPL Campaign

The Italian bank Intesa SanPaolo is a direct investor in the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). After a successful initial campaign on March 30, Resistance Events Italy, Women’s March Milan and AEPC Italy have organized a follow-up online protest for Thursday April 27 to step up the pressure. We will demand… »

17.04.2017

Did You Know that the Oceans Have It All?

Did You Know that the Oceans Have It All?

By Baher Kamal ROME, Apr 13 2017 (IPS) – Perhaps you are not aware enough of the fact the oceans have it all! What is “all”? Well, oceans have from microscopic life to the largest animal that has ever lived on Earth, from the colourless to the shimmering, from the… »

12.04.2017

Dakota Access Pipeline, banks and protests

Dakota Access Pipeline, banks and protests

It seems that applying pressure works: after the on line protest of March 30 Intesa SanPaolo declined to participate in a refinancing of Energy Transfer Equity (ETE), parent company financing the Dakota Access Pipeline. However, they are still involved and this is not over. For this reason Resistance Events… »

11.04.2017

The U.S. Navy’s Anti-Environmental Broadside In The Gulf of Alaska

The U.S. Navy’s Anti-Environmental Broadside In The Gulf of Alaska

By Dahr Jamail It’s war in the Gulf and the U.S. Navy is on hand to protect us. No, not that Gulf! I’m talking about the Gulf of Alaska and it’s actually mock war — if, that is, you don’t happen to be a fin whale or a wild salmon. »

06.04.2017

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe applauds BNP Paribas’ decision to divest from DAPL

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe applauds BNP Paribas’ decision to divest from DAPL

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is pleased to announce BNP Paribas has sold its shares in the loan to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Representatives from the bank contacted the Tribe to share the news on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The Tribe commends the bank’s decision, which sends a strong… »

05.04.2017

Carbon Levels Could Hit Pre-Human State By Mid-Century

Carbon Levels Could Hit Pre-Human State By Mid-Century

By Nadia Prupis Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and could reach a level unseen in millennia if their rates continue at this pace, a new report out Tuesday warns. Research published in Nature Communications finds that if fossil fuel use continues unabated, the atmosphere could… »

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