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Greta Thunberg Shreds Neoliberal politicians

Jill Stein (via Facebook):

Greta Thunberg shreds neoliberal politicians: “We’re in the beginning of a mass extinction & all you can talk about is money & fairytales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”

Endless growth is the ideology of cancer. To survive, we need a new system that puts people, planet & peace over profit.

Greta Thunberg shreds neoliberal politicians: "We’re in the beginning of a mass extinction & all you can talk about is…

Posted by Jill Stein on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The health of our oceans is closely linked to our own survival

Louisa Casson, an ocean campaigner at Greenpeace, said: “The health of our oceans is closely linked to our own survival. Unless we act now to protect them, deep-sea mining could have devastating consequences for marine life and humankind.”

The Guardian

Greenpeace divers hold a banner calling for “More Marine Reserves Now” near a fish aggregating device (FAD). Greenpeace is seeking a global ban on the use of FADs and is campaigning to protect the world’s oceans through the creation of a global network of marine reserves.

5:27

5 minutes and 27 seconds. That’s how much was spent on climate during the 2016 presidential debates.

Last night’s Democratic Debate was not much of an improvement. The climate is not a “single-issue” topic — and it should be at the forefront of the conversation. bit.ly/2IukWxY

5 minutes and 27 seconds. That’s how much was spent on climate during the 2016 presidential debates. Last night's…

Posted by Greenpeace USA on Thursday, June 27, 2019

When they say…

When they say, “that’s not how things work in the real world,” we say, “not yet.”

Even the low bar…

But Wednesday night’s debate did not clear even the low bar that Perez set. Over the course of two hours, approximately seven minutes were devoted to the top existential threat facing humanity. And only four of the ten candidates on stage were asked directly about how they intend to rapidly reduce carbon emissions over the next 11 years—something that must be done to preserve a livable planet for future generations.

https://newrepublic.com/article/154334/first-democratic-debate-failed-planet

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