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360+ Climate Groups to Biden: Phase Out Fossil Fuels on Public Lands

"The natural place to start phasing out climate-destroying oil and gas production is on our public lands and oceans, and Biden has the authority to do so. If the U.S. leads, the world will follow."
Jenna McGuire ·


Scientists Decry Human Indifference to 'Probable Sixth Mass Extinction'

"Denying the crisis, accepting it without reacting, or even encouraging it constitutes an abrogation of humanity's common responsibility," said one scientist behind the new study.

Andrea Germanos ·


UN Chief Urges Global Solidarity on Covid, Climate, and Debt Relief

"The last two years have demonstrated a simple but brutal truth, if we leave anyone behind, in the end, we leave everyone behind," said the secretary-general at the opening of the virtual Davos summit.

Jessica Corbett ·


Tonga's Volcanic Tsunami Foreshadows Effects of Glacier Melt From CO2

As the world's surface ice melts and the oceans rise, that will put more pressure on the earth's crust, so we will see increased vulcanism, and more tsunamis.

Juan Cole ·


Rest Is Important, but Corporate Polluters Want Us to Stay Distracted

It’s hard to take on systems, but until we do, they'll continue to grind up nature and spit out profit where rivers, forests and meadows once stood.

David Suzuki ·


Families in Brazil Face Devastating Floods; Social Movements Respond

We have set up a special emergency fund to support families in Bahia. Given the hardship these families are going through now and for months to come, we are calling upon all people of conscience to take immediate action in solidarity.

Saulo Araujo ·


'Appalling': Outrage as Biden Prolongs Trump Coal Policy

"Coal is killing our climate, yet the Biden administration is defending it" in federal court, one environmental advocate lamented.

Kenny Stancil ·


Activist Pressure Pauses Newark Fracked Gas Project

Environmental justice campaigner Maria Lopez-Nuñez stressed the need find an alternative to the proposed power plant that "does not hurt the lungs of our children and in no way contributes to climate change."

Brett Wilkins ·


Replacing Climate Anxiety With the Hope That Multilateral Action Brings

Common efforts—by governments, UN bodies, producers and consumers, scientists and entrepreneurs, the free media and engaged citizens—can greatly contribute to making 2022 a healthy and a happy year.

Jane Akumu ·


Don't Look Up: A Real Call to Climate Action Is Missing

The new Netflix hit offers a searing satire, but its website's action steps are wanting.

Mitch Jones ·


Food-Price Inflation Hits Poorest the Hardest

Food-price inflation has more complex causes than other price increases, and addressing it effectively requires a different set of strategies. But rich-country governments are not sufficiently discussing them, and the world's poor are continuing to suffer as a result.

Jayati Ghosh ·

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