2017-12-01 20:05:34

GOP Quietly Moves to Open Arctic Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling While Earth Undergoes 6th Extinction

As the GOP tax bill heads to a potential vote today, a little known provision tucked into the Republican tax bill would open one of the world’s last pristine wildernesses—the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—to oil and fracked gas drilling. The amendment was added during negotiations to win votes for the larger tax bill. The Arctic Refuge is rich in biodiversity and home to caribou, polar bears and musk oxen. It has also been home to indigenous people for thousands of years.

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Heeding Call of Greta Thunberg, Polish Students Walk Out of Class

Heeding Call of Greta Thunberg, Polish Students Walk Out of Class

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“We Are Not Prepared to Die”: Ex-Maldives President Warns of Catastrophic Climate Change

“We Are Not Prepared to Die”: Ex-Maldives President Warns of Catastrophic Climate Change

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Protesters Laugh Out Trump Admin Official Pushing Fossil Fuels at U.N. Climate Talks

Protesters Laugh Out Trump Admin Official Pushing Fossil Fuels at U.N. Climate Talks

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Climate Conference Erupts In Laughter As US Rep Promotes Coal

Climate Conference Erupts In Laughter As US Rep Promotes Coal