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by Elmar Stellnberger

Demand real leadership at EPA

Categoría: general,
Origen: action,
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Luckily former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt a corrupt climate denier and a racist bent on destroying the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency, USA) has resigned. He has said that he wanted to “get rid” of the agency he leaded. Now demand from his successor Andrew Wheeler an upright and integer leadership. Andrew Wheeler is a former fossil fuel industry lobbyist and has been appointed by president Donald Trump.



Stop a Gold Mine / Measles Epidemic at the Yanomami

Categoría: general,
Origen: action,
Idioma: en,
Tipo:
new
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Stop a gold mine by a subsidiary of Royal Road Minerals Ltd. in Peru at the territory of the indigenous Shawi which would threaten the water supply of the town of Yurimaguas. / The folk of the Yanomami deep in the rainsforest between Brazil and Venezuele is threatened by a measles epidemic against which the Yanomami people do not have immune defense. They have likely been infected by illegal gold miners. Though 23 Yanomami have been cured in a hospital in Brazil hundreds of Yanomami living isolatedly may die.



JEFTA: Stop the Privatization of our Water

Categoría: general,
Origen: info,
Idioma: en,
Tipo:
new
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A new trade deal with Japan called JEFTA threatens our water supply by privatizing it. The resulting monopolies do not invest in the maintenance of the water supply while they charge citizens a whole lot more of money for their water.



Say No to the Arms Industry

Categoría: general,
Origen: action,
Idioma: en,
Tipo:
new
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Europe has launched an unprecedented programme that would give the military industry billions of euros in public funding. The EU wants to finance deadly drones, surveillance tech and powerful new weapons which would then be exported to other countries.



No New Coal Power Plant

Categoría: general,
Origen: action,
Idioma: en,
Tipo:
new
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Stop the construction of a new coal-fired power plant in La Union, Philippines. Besides the pollution at the surfing capital of the Philippines there is plenty of reason not to build the coal-fired power station: competable prices of renewables, no import of coal, climate protection. Even newly industrializing countries like India and China step away from coal these days: India has canceled new coal capacity and China has established a moratorium on new coal plants in 28 of 31 provinces.