Ran in the news

Wednesday, Sep 21 2016
Bismarck Tribune Multiple groups join pipeline opposition
A broad, multistate coalition of tribes, landowners and environmental groups has joined in support of a legal challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline’s easements to...
Wednesday, Sep 21 2016
One Green Planet Coal Companies Threaten to Destroy Last Remaining Habitat of the Highly Endangered Pangolin
Indian pangolins are already at risk of disappearing. Now their main habitat in Bangladesh, also the largest mangrove forest in the world, is being destroyed...
Wednesday, Sep 21 2016
Scientific American: Major Banks Pledge to Go Carbon Neutral
To meet the objectives of the Paris climate accord, the three banks must no longer finance “extreme fossil fuels, which are simply incompatible with a...
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
Bank Of America Touts Going Green But Funnels Billions Into Fossil Fuels
"If these banks aspire to be climate leaders, they must accelerate their exit from coal, and commit to getting out of extreme oil and fracked-gas...
Monday, Sep 19 2016
Police arrest 13 at U.S. Interior Dept. oil, gas lease protest
Police arrested 13 activists on Thursday who were protesting oil and natural gas leasing on federal lands at the U.S. Department of the Interior, the...
Monday, Sep 19 2016
Daily Ko's Open thread for night owls: Big banks give pennies to Climate Week and invest Benjamins in coal
Indeed, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) charges three major sponsors—Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and Bank of the West (BNP Paribas)—with "helping [to] drive the...
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
EU Hopes Licensing System Will Help Save Indonesian Forests
The EU has been trying to implement its timber system internationally for over a decade and over the same time Indonesia has developed its own...
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
A major concern: plantation-driven deforestation ramps up in Borneo
Borneo, home to animals like orangutans, rhinos, elephants, and proboscis monkeys is also host to some of the fastest plantation expansion in the world. (read...
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
New Report Finds Global Food Giants PepsiCo, Indofood Linked to Poverty Wages, Worker Exploitation and Discrimination
This report, the second in a year, comes on the heels of “The Human Cost of Conflict Palm Oil: Indofood, PepsiCo’s Hidden Link to Worker...
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
As Global Palm Oil Use Surges, Indonesia's Rainforests Are Being Destroyed
With the commodity in high demand, tracts of land are being cleared to make way for palm plantations, releasing vast quantities of CO2 and giving...