The Navy’s Use of Depleted Uranium in Our Coastal Waters Threatens Humans, Wildlife

Published on Truthout, 31 October 2016.

The US Navy told Truthout that the depleted uranium (DU) in its munitions is “extremely stable in sea water and pose[s] no greater threat than any other metal.” But internationally acclaimed toxicologist Mozhgan Savabieasfahani says there are reams of scientific evidence that prove otherwise.

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“We’ve Never Seen the Government Stand Up to the Fossil Fuel Industry”: Tim DeChristopher on Our Climate Future

Published on Truthout, 24 October 2016.

Tim DeChristopher is one of the leading climate activists in the US and a thorn in the side of the fossil fuel industry. In this exclusive Truthout interview, he discusses the moral agency and importance of direct confrontational civil disobedience for the climate justice movement.

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More Than Two Dozen Alaskan Native Villages Face Relocation

Published on Truthout, 21 October 2016.

As climate disruption-fueled storms increase in power and sea levels continue to rise, more than 24 Native Alaskan coastal villages are facing the existential questions of when, where and how to move their communities. The phenomenon has become common enough to have a name — climigration.

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