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New Data Shows Collapse Of Coal Imminent, Sparks Climate Hope By
The cancellation and retirement of coal power projects in the world’s four key economies is making a profound impact on global efforts to limit climate change to 2C — and thereby stave off its most catastrophic consequences. The...
Pepsi, Coca-Cola Facing Boycotts In India Over Water Use By
(REPORT) — Trade organizations in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu are boycotting Coca-Cola and Pepsi amid concerns the two companies are using excessive amounts of water to produce their products. The Guardian reports that “[m]ore than a million traders in India”...
1 Killed, 2 Hospitalized In Racially Motivated Kansas City Bar Shooting By
OLATHE, Kan. (REPORT) — A man has been charged with murder in what some witnesses described as a racially motivated shooting at a crowded suburban Kansas City bar that left one Indian man dead and two other men hospitalized. Local police are working with the FBI to investigate...
Indian Security Forces Are Blinding Hundreds Of Protesters With Shotgun Pellets By
SRINAGAR, India — Indian authorities call the shotgun shells filled with hundreds of small metal pellets a “non-lethal” weapon for crowd control, but that does not make them harmless. They’ve inflicted a permanent toll on hundreds of Kashmiris hit by...
Kashmir & Palestine: Both Occupied, Both Victims Of The Military-Industrial Complex By
AUSTIN, Texas — Although their homelands are separated by almost 2,500 miles, Palestinians and Kashmiris share a struggle for liberation and the right to self-determination against occupying forces backed by the might of the American military-industrial complex. While...
Why India Is Still Building Hundreds Of Coal Plants It Doesn’t Need By
On October 2, the anniversary of Gandhi’s birthday, India formally ratified the Paris climate agreement. The move comes with caveats, largely to protect the country in case the US (or other big polluters) pull out and also to keep up the pressure on richer countries to...
Over 150 Million People Participate In Largest Labor Strike In History By
Mumbai, India – The All India Strike, conducted across India, is likely the largest labor strike in human history, with some estimates putting the figure of striking workers at 150 million. Occurring during the fanfare of the United State’s Labor Day holiday, a long...
“Limited Bandwidth”: Where Is The Reporting On Kashmir? By
Last week a US-Kashmiri teenage girl wrote an open letter to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi that was reported by the Times of India: “Mr PM, I see the newsflash, the attack in Nice, France, is screened followed by the attempted military coup in Turkey, along with...
India Sends Food Aid To It’s Neglected, Starving Citizens In Saudi Arabia By
The Indian government has sent 15 metric tons of food aid to its own citizens living as foreign workers in Saudi Arabia, following layoffs triggered by plummeting oil prices in the petroleum-based economy. India is now reportedly weighing its options for rescuing the thousands...
Volunteers In India Plant 50 Million Trees In One Day By
India is looking a lot greener lately, especially since men and women in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India joined together to plant 50 million trees in a single day earlier this week. The activists took on the task of reforesting the Indian state not only to...