According to a new study by Dr. Eric Crosbie of University of Nevada, Reno and Dr. Laura Schmidt of the University of California, San Francisco, there are four key tactics the tobacco industry pursued in achieving preemption are now being modeled across abusive industries, and understanding them can be key in undoing and preventing the further proliferation of the food and beverage industry’s preemption push.
Big Polluters unleashed the full weight of the U.S. and other Global North governments at the latest U.N. climate talks. But their bullying didn’t work, as the climate justice movement became a united force to be reckoned within. Read on.
Yesterday, I stood in a loading doc outside the U.N. climate talks in Madrid, and watched as a huge metal door slowly lowered to lock me and hundreds of other people out. Polluters stayed in. Global North countries are trying to sink the Paris Agreement, on behalf of Big Polluters. Act now to demand climate justice.