Monthly Archives: September 2015

Critics Rip GM Deferred Prosecution Agreement in Engine Switch Case – Corporate Crime Reporter

From the Corporate Crime Reporter, published by Russell Mokhiber: Critics Rip GM Deferred Prosecution Agreement in Engine Switch Case September 17th, 2015 @ 10:53 am General Motors will pay $900 million, enter into a deferred prosecution agreement and accept a monitor for three years as part of a settlement of allegations that it failed to…

Peasant agriculture is a true solution to the climate crisis – La Via Campesina call to action for COP21 in Paris

Peasant agriculture is a true solution to the climate crisis Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 15:57 Climate disruptions this year have again caused widespread hunger, migration and the worsening of living conditions for millions of rural families, especially women and youth. While small farmers around the world continue to produce the food most people…

Exxon Believed Deep Dive Into Climate Research Would Protect Its Business – Inside Climate News

Part 2 of the Exxon: The Road Not Taken Series, from Inside Climate News Exxon Believed Deep Dive Into Climate Research Would Protect Its Business Outfitting its biggest supertanker to measure the ocean’s absorption of carbon dioxide was a crown jewel in Exxon’s research program. Neela Banerjee, Lisa Song, David Hasemyer Sep 17, 2015 Researchers…

Exxon’s Own Research Confirmed Climate Change Caused by Burning Fossil Fuels in 1977 – Inside Climate News & Frontline Report

Part 1 of the Exxon: The Road Not Taken report from Inside Climate News and Frontline: Exxon’s Own Research Confirmed Fossil Fuels’ Role in Global Warming Decades Ago Top executives were warned of possible catastrophe from greenhouse effect, then led efforts to block solutions. By Neela Banerjee, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer Sep 16, 2015…

Satyagraha for Food Freedom and Seed Freedom (Civil Disobedience to End Seed Slavery)

Read this remarkable manifesto, written by Vandana Shiva and Ruchi Shroff, published by Navdanya International and the National Heirloom Exposition in pdf form here. This twenty page booklet was produced in printed and distributed freely at the National Heirloom Exposition on September 8, 9, and 10, 2015 in Santa Rosa, California.   An excerpt: Humanity…