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'Your Legacy Is... What You Deliver': Climate Movement Says Biden Budget Not Bold Enough

"This might be a political show for Biden," said the Sunrise Movement, "but for us it's a fight for our lives and for the communities we love and care about."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Sanders Warns Dems Could Lose Congress If They Get Mired in 'Never-Ending' Negotiations With GOP

"The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Despite Risks, Climate Activists Lead Fight Against Oil Giant's Drilling Projects in Uganda

"We cannot drink oil. This is why we cannot accept the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline." 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


'This Is Climate Denial': Biden Goes to Bat for Massive Alaska Drilling Project Approved Under Trump

"Burning that oil would create nearly 260 million metric tons of CO2 emissions—about the equivalent of what is produced by 66 coal-fired power plants."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Like Biden's Bold Moves on Government Spending? Thank Social Movements

In spite of the rising popularity of concepts such as the "Overton Window," the importance of grassroots organizing is still being underestimated.

Mark Engler ·


As Bayer Considers Ending Some US Glyphosate Sales, Campaigners Urge EPA to Enact Full Ban

"Unless this cancer-causing weedkiller is banned by the Environmental Protection Agency or Bayer cuts its losses and stops making it, people will continue to be exposed and risk serious illness."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Why Bill Gates, John Kerry, and Other Climate Dudes Are Dead Wrong

There's no Gates-ian fairy tale, no Franzen-like acceptance of disaster, and no awaiting the invention of some Kerry-like miracle technologies.

John Carey ·


Court Rules Australian Government Has Duty to Protect Children, Environment From Climate Impacts

"This is the first time a court of law, anywhere in the world, has recognized that a government minister has a duty of care to protect young people from the catastrophic harms of climate change."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Biden Warned Not to Abandon Key Climate Plans to Appease 'Science-Denying Republicans'

"If Democrats decide that climate priorities can be put off for later, don't be surprised if young people put off voting for them again."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Big Oil Takes Huge Loss in a Day of Game-Changing Climate News

Dutch court ruling and two shareholder revolts bring new hope against climate emergency.

Mark Hertsgaard ·

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