Climate change

Opinion: Climate Change Intensifies Injustice in East Oakland

Posted in Climate change, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity Mask Oakland and Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) deliver breathing masks to local…

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Mayor’s Role in Taking Kaplan Off Air Quality Board “Is Politics at Its Worst,” Says Boardmember

Posted in Climate change, Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Libby Schaaf, Rebecca Kaplan, Responsive Government Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan received appreciation and…

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Local Volunteers Head for Central Valley to Overturn Republican Control of Congress

Volunteer canvassers for Working America go door to door to talk to residents about fundamental issues that…

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Environmental Groups Withdraw Lawsuit, Give City Opportunity to Stop Coal

By Tulio Ospina Environmental groups represented by Earthjustice have withdrawn their lawsuit against the City of Oakland…

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Churches, Community Unite Against Coal in Oakland

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Labor, Uncategorized Speakers at a community coal meeting included (L to R): Pastor…

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Environmental Groups’ Legal Action Could Halt Coal Terminal

Sierra Club poster in West Oakland. Photo courtesy of SF Business Times. By Tulio Ospina Environmental and…

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Oakland’s Coal Train Dispute Pits Public Health vs. Local Jobs

By Tulio Ospina Hundreds of community members attended Oakland City Council’s public hearing Monday on the health…

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“No Coal, No Way,” Say Protesters

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment Protesters rally to stop the coal shipments from Utah to the…

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Health Dangers of Coal Spark Local Debate

Posted in Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Labor, Transportation Operators at the Spring Creek Mine near Decker, Mont., apply a topper agent…

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Pope Francis Returns to South America, Calling for Climate Justice for the World’s Poor

Posted in Climate change, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Uncategorized, World News He says government should include indigenous groups, people of African descent, women in…

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