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'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 ·


G7 Fossil Fuel Funding Pledge a 'Massive Win,' Say Climate Groups

Campaigners say "promises should now urgently be turned into action."

Jake Johnson ·


Green Groups Push DeJoy to Hand Over Secret Documents From Polluting Truck Deal

"As the USPS forges ahead with its ill-conceived and controversial decision to pollute communities across the nation," said the Sierra Club, "we demand to see the details surrounding the agency's decision."

Jake Johnson ·


Coastal Fire Shows Even the Rich 'Are Not Safe From Earth Breakdown'

"The only way out," said one climate scientist, is to "fight side by side and to strip power away from the rich corporatists who are leading us deeper into catastrophe, even as their own homes burn."

Kenny Stancil ·


Landmark Inquiry in Philippines Backs Accountability for 'Climate-Polluting' Corporations

"The findings of the Commission on Human Rights are a vindication for the millions of people whose fundamental rights are being impacted by the corporations behind the climate crisis."

Jessica Corbett ·


Hawaii Legislature Calls For Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

"Let us hope this triggers other states to help generate the momentum for a wave of international cooperation to end the era of deadly fossil fuels."

Andrea Germanos ·


New Climate Doc Premieres on Netflix as Youth Await Major Court Decision

"The question now is whether the Biden administration will keep fighting tooth and nail to keep them silenced, and whether our courts will stand up for their constitutional rights," said one attorney.

Jessica Corbett ·


Pacific Elders Say US-China Military Tensions Secondary to Rising Seas

"The primary security threat to the Pacific is climate change," stressed former leaders of Pacific Island nations.

Brett Wilkins ·


Study Warns Only 'Rapid Action' Can Prevent Worst Marine Extinction in 250 Million Years

"Reversing greenhouse gas emissions trends would diminish extinction risks by more than 70%," researchers found.

Jake Johnson ·


Official With Oil Ties Next in Line as Biden Climate Adviser Reportedly Plans to Quit

Deputy White House climate adviser Ali Zaidi, who is expected to replace Gina McCarthy if she steps down, previously did legal work for a number of fossil fuel companies.

Jake Johnson ·

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