Air Pollution Increases ER Visits — Largest US Study On The Topic Confirms It | cleantechnica.com

‘We may not even see them, but tiny particles, particulates in the PM2.5 size range, are able to travel deeply into the respiratory tract. PM2.5 infiltrates the lungs, all the way to the alveoli, where oxygen is transferred into the bloodstream. Exposure to nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter, or PM, can cause grave trouble with one’s health.’

Source: Air Pollution Increases ER Visits — Largest US Study On The Topic Confirms It | cleantechnica.com

LOS ANGELES COUNTY FEDERATION OF LABOR RESOLUTION THAT SUPPORTS UNION JOBS AND DIVERSE COMMUNITIES IN CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT | thelafed.org

‘…THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO supports a Green New Deal or similar effort that provides career opportunities for people of color, low-income communities and women utilizing labor-supported preparation and apprenticeship programs and a skilled and trained workforce that simultaneously protects existing union jobs; ‘

Source: LOS ANGELES COUNTY FEDERATION OF LABOR RESOLUTION THAT SUPPORTS UNION JOBS AND DIVERSE COMMUNITIES IN CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT | thelafed.org

Oil And Gas Giants Spend Millions Lobbying To Block Climate Change Policies | Forbes

‘Every year, the world’s five largest publicly owned oil and gas companies spend approximately $200 million on lobbying designed to control, delay or block binding climate-motivated policy. This has caused problems for governments seeking to implement policies in the wake of the Paris Agreement which are vital in meeting climate change targets. Companies are generally reluctant to disclose such lobbying expenditure and late last week, a report from InfluenceMap used a methodology focusing on the best available records along with intensive research of corporate messaging to gauge their level of influence on initiatives to halt climate change. ‘

Source: Oil And Gas Giants Spend Millions Lobbying To Block Climate Change Policies | Forbes

Big Oil’s Real Agenda on Climate Change | influencemap.org

‘This research finds that the five largest publicly-traded oil and gas majors (ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, BP and Total) have invested over $1Bn of shareholder funds in the three years following the Paris Agreement on misleading climate-related branding and lobbying. These efforts are overwhelmingly in conflict with the goals of this landmark global climate accord and designed to maintain the social and legal license to operate and expand fossil fuel operations.’

Source: Big Oil’s Real Agenda on Climate Change | influencemap.org

Why stopping wars is essential for stopping climate change | Counterfire.org

‘…The enormous cost of the military machine in both the US and the UK gives the lie to claims that dealing with climate change would be unaffordable for Western governments. When proposers of a Green New Deal in US are told that ‘there’s no money to pay for it’, it’s natural to look to the $716bn of US military spending as a potential source of those elusive funds. Similarly, in the UK, we should not forget that a government which apparently can’t find money for the NHS, public services or green infrastructure can find £205bn for renewing Trident. ‘

Source: Why stopping wars is essential for stopping climate change | Counterfire.org

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