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    Christian Leaders Call for Climate Action, Issue Unprecedented Joint Statement

    Christian Leaders Call for Climate Action, Issue Unprecedented Joint Statement

    The heads of the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Anglican Communion issued an unprecedented joint statement calling for action to address climate change and social inequity. “Today we are paying the price [of the climate emergency],” the statement said. “Tomorrow could be worse… Our children’s future and the future of our […]

    Amazon Employees Risk Jobs to Protest the Company’s Climate Policies

    Amazon Employees Risk Jobs to Protest the Company’s Climate Policies

    Hundreds of Amazon workers publicly criticized the company’s climate policies Sunday, showing open defiance of the company following its threats earlier this month to fire workers who speak out on climate change. Employee activist group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice published more than 350 critical quotes from employees, all who signed with their full names […]

    Amazon Threatens to Fire Employees Who Speak out on Climate Crisis

    Amazon Threatens to Fire Employees Who Speak out on Climate Crisis

    Amazon employees who speak out about the climate crisis say they have been threatened with firing. Amazon Employees for Climate Justice (AECJ) said Thursday that the company’s legal and HR teams had questioned some of their members about public statements they had made urging Amazon to take climate action. Some also received emails saying they […]

    Plastics Plant Will Bulldoze Over Black History in ‘Cancer Alley’

    Plastics Plant Will Bulldoze Over Black History in ‘Cancer Alley’

    A major plastics manufacturing complex planned for construction in a highly-polluted region of Louisiana may disrupt a historic slave burial site, The Intercept reports. Human remains and evidence of grave shafts were discovered earlier this year on land being developed by Formosa Plastics Group in St. James Parish in Louisiana. The plant could double the […]

    Climate Crisis to Uproot Millions in the Coming Decades: Nations Need to Be Ready

    Climate Crisis to Uproot Millions in the Coming Decades: Nations Need to Be Ready

    By Gulrez Shah Azhar Wildfires tearing across Southern California have forced thousands of residents to evacuate from their homes. Even more people fled ahead of the hurricanes that slammed into Texas and Florida earlier this year, jamming highways and filling hotels. A viral social media post showed a flight-radar picture of people trying to escape […]