There are 50,000 fracking wells in Colorado, of which 29,000 are in Weld County. That number is greater than all the wells in Pennsylvania.
Pope and Bloomberg agree that the impetus for change is not going to come from Washington. They see cities as the drivers of change and the “key” to tackling the problems of climate change.
The biggest take away from this deadly election cycle is that grassroots action is the key to the success of any movement or ideology.
“We are so far away from nature, that we are running into an evolutionary wall,” explains social scientist, Duane Elgin.
Latino communities have been, and are, at risk for impact from fossil fuel pollution, making them more vulnerable to “extreme weather and climate disruption.”
The Baltimore Sun has a long history of editorials calling into question O’Malley’s lack of political will around hard environmental challenges — particularly those that could damage his standing with donors and specific constituencies.
Stein believes in the power of her message. “In my experience, all you have to do is get to the microphone.”
There are approximately forty fracking infrastructure projects in various stages of approval in New York State.
Birds have an urgent message. The reason they are on the move is due to climate change.
Individuals from all walks of life, who are concerned about the future of their children and the planet, are self-organizing within like-minded communities.