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Greenland Ice Sheet Shrunk for 25th Year Straight in 2021, Report Shows

The ice sheet lost about 166 billion tonnes during the 12-month period ending in August.

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 ·


Protecting US Democracy and Climate Action Are 'Inseparable,' Green Groups Tell Congress

The "grim" anniversary of the Capitol attack, they said, "should serve as a wake-up call" for lawmakers to "expand the right to vote, end partisan gerrymandering, and give power back to the people."

Jessica Corbett ·


Defusing Democracy Emergency Needed to Address Climate Emergency

On anniversary of the January 6th insurrection, we must all understand that our collective future hinges on rejecting two equally Big Lies that threaten the common good.

Mark Hertsgaard ·


When a Sick Nation Comes Apart at the Seams

Nation (un)building and planet (un)building, American-style.

Tom Engelhardt ·


California's Cap-and-Trade System Proves Limits of Market-Based Climate Action

California is not making sufficient progress to meet the 2030 emissions goals. With current policies, it could take easily at least a couple more decades before the 2030 goals are met.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


In 2022, We All Need to Look Up

If Christmas wildfires don't make America act on climate, maybe a hit Hollywood movie will?

Will Bunch ·


Shifting Wasteful Consumption

Reweaving the webs of our relations such that we can all live well together is crucial for our survival. A small part of that reweaving should be to cut down on being wasteful consumers in places where we can.

Cynthia Kaufman ·

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