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Working-class towns are becoming dumping grounds for waste
Instead of dumping the problem on disadvantaged communities, waste needs to be visible to those who are making it. Perhaps then governments would start to address the more pressing issue at hand: how to prevent waste in the first place.
environment  class  justice 
8 weeks ago by UnchartedWorlds
New Zealand’s Next Liberal Milestone: A Budget Guided by ‘Well-Being’ - The New York Times
all new spending must advance one of five government priorities: improving mental health, reducing child poverty, addressing the inequalities faced by indigenous Maori and Pacific islands people, thriving in a digital age, and transitioning to a low-emission, sustainable economy.
economics  environment  health  domestic_violence  equality  2019 
may 2019 by UnchartedWorlds
Cars are killing us. Within 10 years, we must phase them out | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian
Transport should be planned, but with entirely different aims: to maximise its social benefits, while minimising harm.
travel  environment  climate_change  health 
march 2019 by UnchartedWorlds
Trump, Putin and the Pipelines to Nowhere – Medium
"People who are looking to understand what the Trump gang is up to would do well to consider his gang’s actions through the lens of the Carbon Bubble."
usa  politics  money  energy  environment 
december 2016 by UnchartedWorlds
How To Talk About #NoDAPL: A Native Perspective | Transformative Spaces
Yes, everyone should be talking about climate change, but you should also be talking about the fact that Native communities deserve to survive, because our lives are worth defending in their own right — not simply because “this affects us all.”
environment  race  people  framing 
october 2016 by UnchartedWorlds
Twitter / RachelHarger: Fantastic sculpture by Issac ...
Fantastic sculpture by Issac Cordal in Berlin called "Politicians discussing global warming."
arts  environment  photo  photos 
march 2014 by UnchartedWorlds
Environment Agency - Flood warnings summary
explains difference between "flood warning" & "flood alert" etc.
environment  uk 
february 2014 by UnchartedWorlds
Environment Agency - Live Flood Warning map
You can zoom in & see in a fair amount of detail where floods might happen.
environment  uk 
february 2014 by UnchartedWorlds
Global Warming's Terrifying New Math | Politics News | Rolling Stone
scary one inc about oil company finances.
(climate change, fuel, energy)
environment  money 
september 2012 by UnchartedWorlds

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