CA Leads Way in Solar Tech but Communities of Color Left Behind

CA Leads Way in Solar Tech but Communities of Color Left Behind

El Tecolote/ New America Media, News Report, Calindra Revier, Posted: Jun 18, 2016

California is the leader of solar technology and one of the wealthiest states, yet its poorer communities in large part don’t have access to this expanding technology.

Police Stamp Out Protests Amid Delays in Fish Death Report in Vietnam


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

The government has continued its crackdown on activists demanding transparency over the mass death of fish in central provinces.


Racism or Bad Parenting in the Gorilla Killing in Cincinnati Zoo?


New America Media, News Report, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

The parents are African-Americans. The issue no longer was the heartbreaking tragedy of the killing of a prized and endangered animal.


Briefing Highlights Energy, Cost Saving Options for Low Income Californians


New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 25, 2016

Choice and control are not the first things that come to mind when your energy bill arrives, but that is what local utilities are striving to provide low-income customers.

Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Begins Despite Standing Rock Sioux Objections


Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2016

The Tribe is dedicated to the protection of our Treaty rights, our Reservation lands, and our people—and we will ensure that the federal government upholds its trust responsibility when it makes its decision regarding the Dakota Access pipeline.”


Temp Workers in Fort Mac: Hope Quenched by Fire


New Canadian Media, News Report, Samantha Power, Posted: May 14, 2016

Many temporary foreign workers were employed in sectors supporting the oil economy in and around Fort McMurray, including its infamous tar sands.


As Park Funding Runs Out, Residents Reimagine Their Parks


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Rudy Cardoso-Peraza, Posted: May 13, 2016

Parks throughout Los Angeles County have relied on local, voter-approved funding for over 20 years, but those green spaces are currently in a financial rut.

U.N.: No Flint Crisis If City Was ‘Well-Off or Overwhelmingly White’


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: May 09, 2016

Léo Heller, the special rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, called the crisis "a potential violation of [Flint residents'] human rights."

Police Break Up Demonstrations in Vietnam Over Environmental Disaster- Many Arrested


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: May 09, 2016

Video footage from the scene showed officers beating some of the protesters, who were marching to demand government transparency over a disaster that has seen tonnes of dead fish wash up on beaches in central provinces.

Obama Visits Flint as Questions Linger


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: May 04, 2016

President Barack Obama on Wednesday visited Flint, as questions linger over whether his environmental regulators could have acted more urgently to address the lead poison water crisis.

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