Trans-Pacific Partnership countries announce “agreement in principle” posing serious threat to global Internet users
Oct. 5, 2015 - The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement reached today comes as the result of over five years of negotiations and poses an extreme threat to free expression online.
ISTANBUL, Oct. 2, 2015 - Renewable energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, the IEA said Friday in an annual market report. Pointing to the great promise renewables hold for affordably mitigating climate change and enhancing...
GENEVA, Oct. 6, 2015 - Ahead of a key high-level European Union meeting this week, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on EU Member States to ensure that all discussions of migration policy are grounded firmly on the need to protect the human rights of all migrants.
Washington, DC October 6, 2015 - Everglades National Park will not open its doors to hundreds of python hunters early next year, according to its parent agency the National Park Service (NPS) in a letter to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Instead, the park will limit its participation in the state-run invasive...
Oct. 5, 2015 - What is El Niño? Why can’t we predict the weather? El Niño could be to blame for your ruined weekend plans. Just a few slight changes can drastically shift the weather. Even our smartest meteorologists due to the chaos theory can’t predict weather correctly.
WASHINGTON, D.C. OCT. 5, 2015 - The threat to working Americans posed by a conservative majority on the Supreme Court is the topic of The Right to Unite, a new short documentary released today by Alliance for Justice. The documentary is narrated by Emmy-award winning actor Bradley Whitford.
Greenpeace urges consumers and investors around the globe to avoid Thai Union Group/Chicken of the Sea canned tuna
BANGKOK, Oct. 5, 2015 - Greenpeace today launched a global campaign demanding that the world’s largest canned tuna company, Thai Union Group (TU), take urgent and far-reaching steps to eliminate labour abuse and destructive, wasteful fishing practices from its supply chains. TU owns tuna brands in major markets around the world, which have also...
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