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Grijalva Warns Against Fossil Fuel Lobby's Drilling Push Amid Ukraine War

"We can't let the fossil fuel industry scare us into a domestic drilling free-for-all that is neither economically warranted nor environmentally sound," said the U.S. congressman.

Julia Conley ·


Advocates Warn Jackson Alone Will Not Halt Court's Threat to Planet

"We must expand the court if we're going to protect climate justice, reproductive justice, and ensure the government is working for us," said Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement.

Julia Conley ·


Global Gas Pipeline Boom Poses Climate, Financial Disaster

"The fact that nearly half-a-trillion dollars of gas pipelines are in development makes no sense economically as many of these projects will become stranded assets as the world transitions to renewables."

Jessica Corbett ·


As Chile Rewrites Constitution, Will Rights of Nature Be Enshrined?

"The current legal system fails to represent the intrinsic value of nature, with laws and decision-makers typically only considering economic or human interests," said one advocate.

Kenny Stancil ·


House Calls Big Oil Board Members to Testify on 'Phony' Net-Zero Pledges

"It's critical that Congress holds these companies accountable and exposes the industry's fake climate pledges for the fraud that they are," said one supporter of Democrats' probe.

Jessica Corbett ·


Spreading Light and Joy in 2022 as We Fight for a Better World

As light slowly returns to the Northern Hemisphere, we anticipate brighter days ahead. It’s a good time to consider the wondrous combination of forces that make life on Earth possible.

David Suzuki ·


The Climate Emergency Is 'Now': Over 400 Weather Stations Set New Heat Records in 2021

Ten countries set or matched national monthly high temperature marks last year.

Brett Wilkins ·


The Biggest Threat in 'Don't Look Up' Are the Capitalists on Earth

We don't need piecemeal change; we need a systematic transformation of our societies. What that looks like and how fast we get there should be up to us, not profiteering billionaires who have a Plan B to terraform a distant planet on the backburner.

Simon Whalley ·


Trump-Appointed Judge Sides With Cops Who Brutalized DAPL Protesters

The ruling "effectively legitimizes launching an hours-long barrage of freezing water, explosives, and highly dangerous munitions into a crowd of demonstrators."

Kenny Stancil ·


Top 3 Pieces of Good News in 2021—Because Optimists Are the Problem Solvers

Here are some good news stories to offset the panic rained down on us by our television sets.

Juan Cole ·

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