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'We're Staying': Line 3 Opponents Camp at Minnesota Capitol to Protest Oil Pipeline

"The cops are gathered here by the hundred and the governor's brand new fence glimmers in the background, but our spirit is resolved."

Jake Johnson ·


Nearly Half the World's Children at 'Extremely High Risk' for Facing Effects of Climate Crisis, Report Finds

"Virtually no child's life will be unaffected" by the climate emergency, said the director of UNICEF.

Julia Conley ·


Greed and Consumption: Why the World Is Burning

If we continue to talk about global warming without confronting the capitalist menace that generated much of the crisis in the first place, the conversation will continue to amount to nil.

Ramzy Baroud ·


'Our Caucus Is Clear': House Progressives Say No Bipartisan Deal Without Reconciliation Bill

"The bipartisan bill will only be passed if a package of social, human, and climate infrastructure—reflecting long-standing Democratic priorities—is passed simultaneously through budget reconciliation."

Jake Johnson ·


'Not a Report to Despair Over': IPCC Gives Humanity Clear Directive to Act Boldly and Urgently

"We have the solutions to prevent further harm to people and the planet—it's time to implement them," says 350.org. "We must start by putting an immediate end to fossil fuels."

Jessica Corbett ·


Top Scientists to Biden and Congress: 'Go Big on Climate... Do So Now'

"We must take immediate action to sharply reduce heat-trapping emissions to limit the worst climate change impacts, protect public health and lives, and limit economic harms."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Turn This Destruction Around': 5 Months Left in 2021 But Humanity's Used Up Earth's Ecological Budget

"Together we can choose one-planet prosperity over one-planet misery."

Andrea Germanos ·


Planet's Vital Signs Are Reaching Dangerous 'Tipping Points' Amid Climate Crisis, Scientists Warn

"We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system."

Julia Conley ·


As Climate Emergency Batters World, Scientists Meet to Finalize Key Report Ahead of COP26

"The decisions nations make in the next few months will likely determine whether we will or will not ultimately limit global temperature rise at 1.5°C," said the U.N.'s climate chief.

Kenny Stancil ·


One of the First Things Bezos Says After Returning From Space: Humanity Should Pollute It

"Delusional, toxic nonsense" is how one critic described Bezos' call for moving all polluting industry into space.

Jake Johnson ·

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