The destruction of the total biomass of the planet is fueled by the immense profits available under capitalism for the private exploitation of natural resources.
If life on earth is to survive then we must reorient the means by which we survive currently toward keeping a balance with nature.
"Leaders from environmental, labor, civic, and faith groups agree: Fast Track is a bad deal for our climate and our communities."
In terms of victories for the environment, this one is something of a sleeper hit, with momentum now starting to build as environmental groups celebrate another triumph over dangerous natural gas drilling.
It's among the universe's first generation of galaxies, from 13.1 billion years ago.
Activists from across the U.S. met Apr. 18 to convene the Populism 2015 Conference for "Building a Movement for People and the Planet."
Grijalva, who chairs the congressional committee and is a member of the Progressive Caucus, said, "40 years of environmental policy issues are under attack."
"People, wildlife, rivers, and lakes will pay a huge cost for the government's failure to act. It's only a matter of time before the next explosive accident."
Developments in 2014 make clear that the impacts of climate change are going to continue to grow, and the struggle to address this will intensify.
The panic surrounding the 2014 Ebola epidemic is more infectious than the virus itself; this is the time for forward-thinking activists to take a deep breath.