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Climate Justice From the Ground Up: 6 Ballot Initiatives to Watch in 2016
Environment  (tags: freedoms, politics, government, usa, regulating emissions, green, politics, healthconditions )

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- 23 hours ago - occupy.com
These measures are noteworthy because they donâEUR(TM)t just regulate emissions or mandate transitions. They actually do things like help the economically insecure, create material incentives for individual change, restore ecosystems, and reassert the auth
SIGN THIS PETITION! KEEP VATTENFALLâEUR(TM)'S LIGNITE COAL RESERVES IN THE GROUND
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, energy, protection, politics, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Swedish government has an important decision to make âEUR" whether to approve the sale of the vast lignite reserves of state-owned energy company Vattenfall, or ensure they stay in the ground. Forever
Latino Advocates Protect Wildlife Refuge in Puerto Rico
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, protection, wildlife, oceans, politics )

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- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
The House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee unveiled the latest draft of the PROMESA Act which no longer jeopardizes thousands of acres of the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Our National Parks Public!
Environment  (tags: corporate sponsorship of national parks, activism, politics, environment, ecosystems, government, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - actions.sumofus.org
Keep our National Parks out of corporate hands! Stop the Director's Order now.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise the Protection of Vulnerable Indigenous Tribe
Environment  (tags: deforestation, indigenous rights, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, politics, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise BrazilâEUR(TM)s decision to protect the territory of an isolated tribe threatened by loggers.
Botswana Sells UK Company Right to Drill for Shale Gas in National Park
Environment  (tags: fracking, South africa, frack is whack, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, wildlife, world, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - sputniknews.com
Botswana's government has recently sold the rights to the British Karoo Energy company to frack for shale gas in the Kgalagadi transfrontier park, the Guardian newspaper reported Wednesday.
Oregon Voters Reject Nestle's Water Grab
Environment  (tags: water, protection, habitat, government, GoodNews, politics, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
Detractors of Nestle's plan said the county needs its water for its citizens, agriculture and wildlife.
SIGN PLEASE! No Tar Sands in Europe
Environment  (tags: tar sands, world, pollution, politics, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 4 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
EU law makers are introducing an important bill which would impose strict pollution standards on car and lorry fuels and would effectively ban tar sands fuel, the world's most filthy and environmentally destructive transport oil
If You Care About Kids, You Care About Climate
Environment  (tags: politics, children, society, climate-change, humans, healthconditions, protection, world, government )

Cal
- 7 days ago - nrdc.org
If we really want to protect our children, weâEUR(TM)ll need to focus on the actual threats to their health and well-beingâEUR"like drought, flooding, disease, and war.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ALASKA GOVERNOR: Stop Fracking the Kenai
Environment  (tags: fracking, oil industry, frack is whack, safety, healthconditions, protection, politics, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, energy )

Cal
- 7 days ago - change.org
In June of 2016, Blue Crest Energy of Texas will start hydro fracking off the coast of Anchor Point, Alaska.The risks to the tourism industry, fishing industry and home owners in general on the Peninsula are very serious.
National Parks on the Verge of Taking Corporate Funding
Environment  (tags: national parks, corporate sponsorships proposal, environment, government, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
Some park superintendents will be asked to help raise up to $5 million in individual gifts.
Proposed Amazon Dam Attracts Illegal Loggers, Threatens Local Farmers
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, deforestation, greed, Amazon, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Dam construction in remote parts of the Amazon is historically proceeded by increased lawlessness as illegal loggers and squatters flock to the project site to cut timber and make land grabs from longtime farmers and other settlers.
SIGN NOW! Tell the Mexican Government to Reject Mining in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
Environment  (tags: MONARCH BUTTERFLIES, PROTECTION, MINING INTERESTS, ENDANGERED, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Mexico's largest mining company is attempting to use a legal loophole to secure one of the final permits it needs to begin potentially catastrophic copper, zinc, and lead ore mining in the protected Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ZERO New Offshore Drilling:
Environment  (tags: offshore oil drilling ban, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, pollution, protection, conservation, water, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 13 days ago - act.350.org
WeâEUR(TM)re calling on President Obama to say no to all new offshore drilling. That includes zero new drilling in the Arctic and zero new drilling off the Gulf Coast.
SIGN PLEASE! NEW YORK: Stop This Tar Sands Oil Train in Its Tracks
Environment  (tags: tar sands, public danger, oil bargrs, politics, healthconditions, protection, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, water )

Cal
- 14 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
State officials are considering a proposal by a Fortune 500 oil company to ship tar sands oil through New York state, heat the heavy crude in railcars alongside homes, load it onto barges, and ship it down the Hudson River to East Coast refineries
 

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