Category Archives: General News

Controversial dam robs, poisons Canada’s indigenous Innu people – The Ecologist

A new dam on indigenous lands at Muskrat Falls will join a network of other hydroelectric projects spanning Innu territories across the Labrador-Quebec peninsula, writes Colin Samson. The continual violation of Innu rights imperils their ability to enjoy healthy and sustainable lifestyles – and follows in a long tradition of indigenous land theft in North America.

Source: Controversial dam robs, poisons Canada’s indigenous Innu people – The Ecologist

EPA Bill Full Of Toxic Pills, Budget Slashed – Morning Consult

“Not only does it slash funding to the EPA, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and other programs that protect our air, water, lands, wildlife, and climate; it is also chock-full of ideological, poison-pill riders—such as attacks on our ability to limit carbon pollution from power plants, protect clean water for all communities, and create new parks—that simply have no place in a spending bill,” LCV Deputy Legislative Director Alex Taurel wrote in a statement.

Source: Industry Groups Praise House Interior Bill Passage. Greens? Not So Much – Morning Consult

UK Government axes climate department « Antinuclear

Government axes climate department By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website, 14 July 16,  The government has axed the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) in a major departmental s…

Source: UK Government axes climate department « Antinuclear

For a right wing controlled government, this makes absolute sense. Since global warming and climate change don’t exist, we won’t need the dept of environment telling us otherwise. Just get rid of it.

Renewable Power Push Threatens Last Two New England Reactors – Bloomberg

A proposal by Massachusetts to boost the use of renewable energy may put New England’s last two nuclear reactors out of business and undermine the state’s efforts to cut carbon emissions, according to an industry group.

Source: Renewable Power Push Threatens Last Two New England Reactors – Bloomberg

“This Is Not Encouraging” – Credit Manager Index Crashes To 7 Year Lows

“Year-over-year numbers have not been encouraging of late,” warns National Asscociation of Credit Managers’ economists Chris Kuehl, noting that the “nice little run of steady im…

Source: “This Is Not Encouraging” – Credit Manager Index Crashes To 7 Year Lows