Dana Drugmand

Dana Drugmand

Dana Drugmand is a freelance journalist and environmental advocate. She completed her Master’s degree in Environmental Law and Policy at Vermont Law School.

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Fossil fuel divestment and climate liability lawsuits amount to a one-two punch aimed at the deep pockets of fossil fuel corporations. (Photo: 350.org/flickr/cc) Views
Monday, March 05, 2018
Time to Hold Petroleum Perpetrators Accountable for Climate Damage
“We’ll see you in court.” That’s the message New York City recently sent to the industry recklessly destabilizing Earth’s climate. In announcing a new lawsuit against five of the largest corporate oil companies, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, “It’s time for Big Oil to take responsibility for the...
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These are not isolated protests, but rather an indication that the ground is beginning to shake beneath those who benefit from upholding the status quo. Views
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Charlottesville, Oppression, and the Imperative of System Change
We are living in deeply troubling times. Our democracy is eroding, wealth and income inequality has skyrocketed, and tragedy and violence seemingly erupt daily around the world. The recent events in Charlottesville, VA are just the latest reminder of the disturbing place we find ourselves in. Yes...
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Saturday, June 10, 2017
Advancing Clean Energy at the State Level - An Imperative
In the wake of President Trump's recent decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, one thing seems abundantly clear, and that is that the role of states in advancing clean energy becomes even more important. Now more than ever, policies and programs to promote...
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Green Jobs and Intergenerational Justice: Trump’s Climate Order Undermines Both
With the stroke of a pen, President Trump has written off both the biggest economic development opportunity of the twenty-first century, and the security of today’s young people, future generations and the other species inhabiting this planet. Or so it seems. The White House’s “Energy Independence...
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Saturday, September 06, 2014
Beyond the CSA: Four Ways Communities Support Everything From Books to Beer
Since the first community supported agriculture program was established in western Massachusetts in the 1980s, the concept of buying food directly from local farms has taken off. There are now thousands of CSAs across the country. It’s a simple enough model—consumers purchase a share of the season’...
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