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Stan Cox

Stan Cox

Stan Cox, along with and Paul Cox, is the author of How the World Breaks: Life in Catastrophe’s Path, From the Caribbean to Siberia. Follow him on Twitter: @CoxStan

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The People vs. Petrocracy

In the absence of a federal fossil fuel phase-out—grassroots efforts are more essential than ever.

Stan Cox ·


Onslaught of the Oily Authoritarians

The only realistic course is to protect the electoral process despite all its flaws, ensure universal voting rights, and push harder than ever to make this country what it has never been: a multiracial, pluralistic democracy.

Stan Cox ·


The Climate and the Republic, Melting Down in Real Time

We are entering what could well turn out to be, for the United States, the most consequential span of time since the 1860s.

Stan Cox ·


We Cannot Drill and Pump and Burn Our Way Out of the War in Ukraine

We must cap all the wells—not suffocate the planet with more fossil fuels—in order to combat the aggression of Vladimir Putin and win a better future for all.

Stan Cox ·


The Path to a Livable Future

Or will rich corporations trash the planet?

Noam Chomsky ·


Is It Possible to Satisfy Humanity's Universal Needs Fairly and Keep the World Livable?

Given the current climate emergency and the broader ecological breakdown that looms, there are few issues more pressing than that expressed by the single word: enough.

Stan Cox ·


Earth Abuse and the Next Pandemic

Escaping ecological catastrophe and reducing the frequency of pandemics that might be lurking in the decades ahead is well within our capability, but it will require assiduous respect for ecological limits and great restraint in our interactions with nature.

Stan Cox ·


Vulnerable U.S. Citizens Are Still Trapped in the Ruins Left by Hurricane Maria—Would We Care More If They Lived Near Us?

Abandoned by their country, residents refuse to accept the idea that they will never recover

Stan Cox ·

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