Tag Archives: global warming

PSL: U.S. government: Greatest obstacle to international action on global warming

U.S. government: Greatest obstacle to international action on global warming

Capitalism stands in the way of climate change remedies

By the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL)

MAY 31, 2013

The obstacles to reform thrown up by leading capitalist governments have exposed the need for systemic change.
This article was published in the ‘How to Save the Environment: END CAPITALISM!’ Edition of Liberation.
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Jill Stein Launches Climate Voter Power Pledge At D.C. Climate Protests

The following is an email from 2012 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein: 

On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 4:47 PM, Jill Stein for President <HQ@jillstein.org> wrote:

Climate_February_17th_Green_Party_march.jpg

Dear paulie,They were the largest climate protests in U.S. history, with over 50,000 marching in Washington D.C. and tens of thousands more taking part in protests across the country.

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Libertarians at CPAC present Republican Wall of Shame

Press release from the Libertarian Party:

WASHINGTON – At their booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the Libertarian Party is displaying a "Republican Wall of Shame." (View low-res JPG or high-res PDF.)

These are the prominent Republicans featured on the Wall of Shame:

  • Mitt Romney, supporter of the RomneyCare socialized medicine program in Massachusetts.
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California: Green Party Election Results

from onthewilderside:

Election News from CA: Incumbent greens re-elected, Governor candidate Laura Wells makes a showing, and Prop 23 is defeated

The Green Party of California won on several levels on election day.

Gayle McLaughlin, a green incumbent, won re-election for Mayor of Richmond. Several incumbent and non-incumbent California greens won local offices.… Read more ...

Greens call for a new kind of national defense: Defense against global warming

Press release from GPUS:

Greens call for a new kind of national defense: defense against
catastrophic climate change

• “Life as we know it cannot survive business as usual”: Greens blast
Democrats and Republicans for rejecting even a compromised climate
change bill and for continuing to support offshore drilling,
mountaintop removal, and reliance on fossil fuels

• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on global
warming http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-ecological.php
Green Party Eco-Action Committee
http://www.gp.org/committees/ecoaction/index.php

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders and candidates called for
national defense against global warming, with a demand that Congress
cut military spending drastically and transfer the money to efforts to
stem the impending climate change catastrophe.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: What are your thoughts on global warming?

You may have seen recent headlines that ask whether climate scientists have been open and honest regarding global warming data.

I would like to know your opinion on the global warming issue. Please take our latest poll.

Even when Libertarians agree on principles, they may disagree on which policies will best implement those principles.… Read more ...

Former Green Party Mayor presents 100 ideas for his village

Jason West was Mayor of New Paltz, New York from 2003-2007. As a Green Party candidate, he ran with the Green Party and also on the ballot with the “The Innovation Party”.

(excerpt from) Times Herald-Record on-line
Ex-mayor’s wish list offers 100 ideas for New Paltz
West ‘in remission’ from electoral politics

By Jeremiah Horrigan / Posted: June 29, 2009 – 2:00 AM

NEW PALTZ — Jason West was bitten early and hard by the political bug.

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NY Greens ask: How immediate is the crisis?

The Babylon Greens are hosting Dr. Scott Carlin, the founder of the Long Island Climate Solutions Network, speaking about Global Warming: How Immediate is the Crisis? at the Pisces Café, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 7pm

Carlin says

If we continue on the same path, we will soon face a Mad Max world of starvation, wars and environmental die-off on a scale we have not seen.

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Cliff Kincaid: Global Socialists toast victory over America

Posted on the Constitution Party website

Global Socialists Toast Victory over America

by Cliff Kincaid

American people may be losing their jobs and savings, but on Friday night, November 14, on the eve of the international financial summit, they provided President Bush and other G20 leaders a lavish banquet that included $300 a bottle wine, Vermont Brie, eggplant fondue, and rack of lamb.

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Let’s look at the issues: Energy

This is the second post in the “Let’s look at the issues” series. In it, major issues and the major candidates’, being those who are on enough ballots to win the presidential election, positions on them are examined. The first one, on the War on Terror, can be read here. Today’s topic is energy.… Read more ...

Greens compare McKinney/Clemente and Obama/Biden on US war policies, impeachment, environment, and energy

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Monday, September 1, 2008

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Greens promote ‘Peace Slate’ and call Obama/Biden the ‘faux antiwar’ ticket, citing Obama’s record and warhawk positions on military funding, US troops in Afghanistan, threats against Iran; McKinney speaks out on Dems’ complicity in Bush-Cheney hijacking of the US

Video: Cindy Sheehan endorses Cynthia McKinney for President
Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOZlpLmL7wk
Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRNA6nnT2OY

Video: Cynthia McKinney discusses major issues
http://www.youtube.com/user/RunCynthiaRun
http://www.youtube.com/profile_videos?user=RunCynthiaRun

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Greens contrast energy and climate proposals with Democrats and Republicans

Press release from the national Green Party

America needs the Green Party’s solutions to energy and global warming crises, not the Obama or McCain plans, say Greens

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Monday, August 11, 2008

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Greens call rise of gas prices and demand for expanded drilling a manipulation by oil companies seeking control over US energy policy

WASHINGTON, DC — Green candidates and leaders called Barack Obama’s and John McCain’s positions on energy policy, gas prices, and global warming a capitulation to corporate lobbies, and urged adoption of the Green Party’s plan to reduce fossil fuel consumption, generate new jobs in conservation and new energy sources, and curb the advance of climate change.

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