Science & Environment


Navy jets, electronic warfare stir outrage

The noise and electronic radiation pose a dire threat to animals and plants in the wilderness regions of the Olympic Peninsula.


Coal industry win is temporary, fate of plants still in air

A divided Supreme Court ruled against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.


Kayaktivists in Seattle blockade Shell’s Alaska-bound oil rig

"Shell wants to haul its Arctic destroyer to Alaska as soon as possible, but these courageous individuals are saying, 'Shell No.' "


Kayakers paddling in Seattle Port chant, “Shell No”

"Climate Justice NOW," they roared at the oil rig, which loomed like a yellow Darth Vader along the mouth of the Duwamish River.


New York City climate change activists strategize for future

Activists attended a forum on proposed climate and environmental legislation for New York City.


Activists use impetus of Climate March to invoke justice

Labor, climate, and community activists met to turn the passion of the People's Climate March into a movement.


Chicago community fights petcoke, pile by pile

For one community, the Windy City has been blowing something other than a healthy breeze.



RNs to join actions in NYC, Oakland, LA in call for action to stem climate crisis

Nurses around the nation will be on hand in New York to join with environmental, labor, health, and community activists in this action to stem the worsening climate crisis.


Louisianans march for clean water, demand oil companies own up

Oil and gas canals and pipelines have destroyed much of the Louisiana coastal lands.


Round two for the Mi’kmaq blockade

The Mi'kmaq Nation is hoping to win an injunction against Southwestern Energies to stop the shale gas "exploration" on their land.

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