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'More of This!' Merkley Leads Senate Demand for Separate Vote on Manchin Deal

"Thank you to these senators for their solidarity with frontline communities against more fossil fuel pollution!" said one activist.

Jessica Corbett ·


Privatization Threat Remains, Advocates Warn, After Mississippi Lifts Jackson Boil-Water Notice

"The city remains under threat of a state-imposed privatization," said one campaigner.

Kenny Stancil ·


Pakistan Floods Made Worse By Climate Crisis and Inequality: Study

"As climate-related losses rapidly mount, global demands for climate justice will only grow," one expert said.

Julia Conley ·


'Climate Denial': Forest Service Sued for Approving Crude Oil Railway in Utah

"The planet is roasting in record heat, forest fires are raging, the Great Salt Lake is drying up, and yet the Forest Service is willing to make all these problems worse by paving the way for more oil production," said one climate campaigner.

Kenny Stancil ·


Arctic Warming Nearly Four Times Faster Than Earth as a Whole, Study Finds

"Scientific data keeps showing that the situation is more urgent than we had previously thought."

Julia Conley ·


Activists Cheer LA Times Editorial Board's Call for Biden to Declare Climate Emergency

"There's little chance we'll look back decades from now and say the president did too much, or that our alarms about the imperiled planet rang too loud," the board warned. "We'll only regret that we didn't act more aggressively or sooner."

Jenna McGuire ·


'Europe Is Cooking': Records Smashed as Historic Heat Alert Issued

While fires rage and temperatures in Western Europe top the charts, the U.K.'s Met Office announced the first-ever red warning for extreme heat expected in the coming days.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Nothing Short of a Death Sentence': Fury as Manchin Tanks Climate Spending

"Our democracy is broken when one man who profits from the fossil fuel industry can defy the 81 million Americans who voted for Democrats to stop the climate crisis."

Jake Johnson ·


Major Arctic Drilling Project Seen as Ultimate Test for Biden's Climate Legacy

"Willow is a legacy setting project that will test whether the Biden administration is righting America's course from a dangerous climate path."

Jon Queally ·


'Tipping Point of No Return' Feared as Amazon Rainforest Fires Surge

"Up to now, the Biden administration has only legitimized the Brazilian government's anti-Indigenous and anti-environmental agenda," said Greenpeace USA.

Jake Johnson ·

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