Politics

Activism, At Yale, Politics

Local 33 members and other students testifying against the Northern Pass project at the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee hearings. (PHOTO CREDIT: Liz Wyman)

Protecting Our Landscapes in an Era of Corporate Control

Yale alumna, Liz Wyman, speaks out against the controversial Northern Pass project - and her alma mater's decision to lease land enabling its completion.
by × January 28, 2018 × 0 comments

Politics

New Haven Mayor Candidates Respond to Social Justice Questions at Public Debate

New Haven Mayor Candidates Respond to Social Justice Questions at Public Debate

Six would-be mayors speak on wages, affordable housing, and other social concerns. But did environmental justice get short shrift?
by × May 13, 2013 × 0 comments

Actions, Climate, Politics

Voters Care About Climate, But Will Candidates Notice?

Voters Care About Climate, But Will Candidates Notice?

Independents are in favor of climate action, and most voters –– even Republicans! –– are in favor of solutions like revenue-neutral carbon taxes.
by × August 22, 2012 × 1 comment

Actions, Ecosystems, Oceans, Politics, Uncategorized

Three reasons America should ratify the Law of the Sea right now

Three reasons America should ratify the Law of the Sea right now

For three decades the United States has shamefully failed to ratify the UN's Law of the Sea. Now more than ever, it's time for America to get with the program.
by × June 18, 2012 × 0 comments