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Local Governance for Healthy Community

July 14th, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $15.6 Million in Largest-Ever Round of Environmental Grants

In a historic announcement, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) awarded the largest portfolio of environmental grants in the foundation’s history. The foundation awarded a total of $15.6 million in grants, including $7,631,508 for wildlife and habitat conservation; $2,525,000 for ocean conservation; $2,100,000 to protect indigenous rights; $2,085,000 to support innovative solutions to the world’s problems; […]

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April 9th, 2016

Bill McKibben: It’s Time to Break Free From Fossil Fuels

Bill McKibben | April 8, 2016 11:32 am This February was the hottest in recorded history, scorching crops and flooding homes all across the planet. Record-breaking temperatures have robbed the Arctic of its winter. And yet despite this, governments around the world still plan to build massive new coal mines and open new oil and […]

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March 19th, 2016

Attend a Do Your Job Demonstration

Attend a Do Your Job Demonstration sponsored by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death has led to an unprecedented political crisis, as Senate Republicans have said they won’t consider ANY nominee President Obama puts forward to fill the vacancy. On Monday, March 21, as Republican senators head home for a congressional recess, MoveOn members and […]

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March 1st, 2016

5 Years Later Fukushima Still Spilling Toxic Nuclear Waste Into Sea, Top Execs Face Criminal Charges

  Five years after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Telco) were indicted Monday for allegedly failing to prevent the tsunami-sparked crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Former Tepco chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata and former vice presidents Ichiro Takekuro and Sakae Muto were charged with contributing to deaths […]

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