Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

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 10th, 2016

21 Kids Take on the Feds and Big Oil in Historic Climate Lawsuit

[Editor’s note: Twenty-one youth plaintiffs, as well as climate scientist Dr. James Hansen as guardian for future generations, is suing the federal government to cease conduct that promotes fossil fuel extraction and consumption, and instead develop and implement an actual science-based climate recovery plan. The complaint argues the youth have a fundamental constitutional right to be free from the […]

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February 29th, 2016

Helping Communities Respond to Climate Change

by Center for International Earth Science Information Network|February 23, 2016 By Saleem Khan Climate change and sea-level rise already pose threats to many coastal cities and pose risks for many more communities in the future. But scientists face a challenge in translating complex climate science in ways that are useful to the people most affected. […]

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February 24th, 2016

Massive Methane Leaks From Texas Fracking Sites Even More Significant Than Infamous Porter Ranch Gas Leak

After the mammoth methane gas leak that spewed uncontrollably from a damaged well in California’s Aliso Canyon was finally capped last week, residents of nearby Porter Ranch began trepidatiously returning to their homes. Lingering doubts over whether Southern California Gas Company will continue using the underground storage field have left many wondering if concerns for their […]

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