How Bolsonaro’s Climate Change Denial & Anti-Indigenous Policies Led to Massive Fires in the Amazon

How Bolsonaro’s Climate Change Denial & Anti-Indigenous Policies Led to Massive Fires in the Amazon In Brazil, fires continue to rage in the Amazon, and new drone footage shows the smoke and flames gathering strength. A vast plume of smoke has spread across South America and the Atlantic Ocean and is visible from space. The fires are also destroying large swaths of land in Bolivia. The fires are unprecedented in recorded history, and environmentalists say most of the fires were deliberately set by illegal miners and cattle ranchers. So far…

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Illinois Issues First Licenses to Sell Recreational Marijuana as Legalization Draws Near

Illinois Issues First Licenses to Sell Recreational Marijuana as Legalization Draws Near By Elias Marat As Illinois readies itself for the impending legalization of recreational cannabis, which is set to take effect next year, state regulators have awarded the very first licenses to five medical marijuana dispensaries. The five shops, which are dispersed throughout the state, will be allowed to sell limited quantities of recreational marijuana products to adults over the age of 21 beginning January 1, according to the Chicago Tribune. Four of the five licensees are owned by…

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Court Rules Airline Passengers Can Sue TSA Agents for Abusive Searches

Court Rules Airline Passengers Can Sue TSA Agents for Abusive Searches A federal appeals court ruled travelers can sue Transportation Security Administration officers for “abusive conduct,” stripping the controversial agency of the government immunity that has protected it thus far. The 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia declared TSA screeners act as “investigative or law enforcement officers” when searching passengers, meaning they can be subject to civil claims for intentional wrongdoing under the Federal Tort Claims Act. The decision reverses a controversial 2018 ruling by a three-judge panel…

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Open Letter From College Professors Urges Educators Worldwide to Cancel Class, Join #global Climate Strike: “We risk losing credibility with an entire generation of students if we cannot take action in support of the defining cause of their generation.”

Open Letter From College Professors Urges Educators Worldwide to Cancel Class, Join Global Climate Strike: “We risk losing credibility with an entire generation of students if we cannot take action in support of the defining cause of their generation.” submitted by /u/maxwellhill [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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Monsanto used former top DOJ official involved in Epstein deal to quash felony case – Rosenstein’s office, after consulting the Justice Department’s top political appointee on environmental law, then “directed” federal prosecutors “to resolve the Monsanto criminal case with misdemeanors only”

Monsanto used former top DOJ official involved in Epstein deal to quash felony case – Rosenstein’s office, after consulting the Justice Department’s top political appointee on environmental law, then “directed” federal prosecutors “to resolve the Monsanto criminal case with misdemeanors only” submitted by /u/quantumcipher [link] [comments] top scoring links : conspiracyfact This subreddit is for conspiracy theories that have substantial evidence to back them up. Please post the more ‘speculative’ conspiracies in /r/conspiracy.

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