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Faced with the irrefutable facts of global warming, sea-level rise, and large-scale climate collapse, governments and corporations remain determined to enrich themselves no matter the cost to continued life on Earth.
The EPA has declined to consider the ozone-depleting potential of chemicals released by U.S. companies.
Imperial publicly denied the dangers of carbon dioxide emissions even as its research arm concluded the pollutants contributed to climate change.
“They’ve effectively been lighting the house on fire as they plan to walk out the door,” said an advocate about Trump’s pledge to leave the Paris Agreement.
The social gains of the pink tide were real, and striking. But they were ephemeral, and the cost to the environment was high.
American Catholic nun Dorothy Stang died defending a sustainable development model for the Amazon. Can her legacy survive in Bolsonaro’s Brazil?