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There's Only One Way to Save the World From Climate Armageddon

If the planet's two "great" powers refuse to cooperate in a meaningful way in tackling the climate threat, we're done for.

Michael T. Klare ·

'Welcome to the Chamber of Climate Chaos': Activists Target Powerful Lobbying Group

Campaigners asked U.S. Chamber of Commerce members, "Do you want to go down in history as contributing to a climate catastrophe that will endanger the lives of millions of people around the world?"

Jessica Corbett ·

'We Will Never Forget What You Have Done': Climate Activist Grills Shell CEO at TED Forum

"So many people are already dying due to issues related to the climate crisis," said Green New Deal Rising's Lauren MacDonald, "and you are directly responsible for those deaths."

Brett Wilkins ·

'Justice Is With Us!': Climate Groups Cheer French Court Order to Cut Emissions

"We owe this... to the unprecedented mobilization of the 2.3 million people who supported the Case of the Century."

Jessica Corbett ·

Fossil Fuel Expansion in Africa 'Not Compatible With a Safe Climate Future': Report

"There is now little to gain and everything to lose from building new fossil fuel projects," said Oil Change International.

Kenny Stancil ·

In Step Toward 'Ensuring a Liveable Climate,' US Announces Boost to Offshore Wind

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland says expansion is crucial to solving climate crisis and building clean energy economy.

Andrea Germanos ·

Indigenous People Remain Crucial to Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

The Biden administration and other governments may make climate pledges. But often it’s indigenous-led movements who will see that they're kept.

William Minter ·

California Oil Spill Exposes Newsom-Biden Failures on Drilling

It's long past time for our leaders—in Washington and in Sacramento—to act as though we are facing an existential crisis.

Joe Sanberg ·

90 More Arrested as Victims of Climate Chaos Descend on White House

"People are dying rapidly," said one campaigner battling a proposed petrochemical complex in a polluted region of Louisiana. "President Biden… you are letting us down."

Jessica Corbett ·

Nature Defenders Warn Global Biodiversity 'Kunming Declaration' Lacks Urgency

While welcoming a pledge by over 100 countries to make "transformative change," conservationists say governments must turn "words into reality."

Jessica Corbett ·

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