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Jessica Corbett

Jessica Corbett

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Jessica Corbett is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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'Speeding in the Wrong Direction,' Fossil Fuel Demand Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels

"So much for 'building back better' and a 'green recovery,'" said youth climate leader Greta Thunberg.

Jessica Corbett ·


Global Religious Leaders, Scientists Issue Joint Call for 'Radical' Climate Action

"It's really quite unprecedented, isn't it, for so many faith leaders to come together in this way."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Be Our Climate President': Biden White House to Face Full Week of Protests

Demonstrators' message for the president is: "Stand with frontline communities, stand with future generations, stop approving fossil fuel projects, declare a climate emergency now."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Appalled' UN Human Rights Experts Urge Immediate Release, Compensation for Steven Donziger

The detained American attorney who won a judgment against Chevron in Ecuador is set to be sentenced for contempt of court charges in a case stemming from the oil giant's legal retaliation.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Everything Is on the Line': Senate Under Pressure to Protect Abortion Rights

"We will do whatever it takes to ensure the passage of the Women's Health Protection Act and urge senators on both sides of the aisle to vote 'yes' without delay."

Jessica Corbett ·


Right Livelihood Award Recognizes 'Courageous Mobilizers' Defending People and Planet

"In the face of the escalating climate and environmental crises, senseless violence, and blatant human rights abuses, they successfully engage for a better future through solidarity and organization."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Sickening Betrayal': Panel Finds 83 Cases of Alleged Abuse During WHO's Ebola Work in Congo

"This is the biggest finding of sexual abuse perpetrated during a single U.N. initiative in one area or one country during the time-bound period of a U.N. response effort," said one campaigner.

Jessica Corbett ·


Progressive Groups Warn Congress Against Including Carbon Tax in Reconciliation Package

"If lawmakers are really concerned about holding the costs of this spending bill, they should get rid of the billions of dollars we waste every year on subsidies to polluters."

Jessica Corbett ·

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