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Why Detroit Could Be the Engine for the Green New Deal
The city exhibits all of the problems the framework is meant to heal.
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Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, center in orange shirt, participates in a youth climate strike outside the United Nations on Aug. 30 in New York City. Thunberg was also in town to address the U.N. Climate Action Summit on Sept. 23. (Photo: Mary Altaffer / AP) Views
It's Time to Strike for the Climate
Not only is the cost of inaction going to be astronomical, but so is the cost to the human race, in terms of livelihoods, homes, environments and lives.
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Has the upcoming generation taken it upon itself to save the planet? Is a transnational human unity beginning to create itself? (Photo: Sanmonku) Views
Bad News to a Sick and Miserable-Looking Earth: "I'm Afraid You Have Humans."
Has sanity—and by sanity, I mean hope—finally emerged as a counterforce to the impenetrable status quo of fossil fuel consumption, capitalism and nationalism?
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As tensions mount in the Gulf, the daily news about other dire consequences of our oil addiction continue to be reported apace. (Photo by: Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Views
Americans Want Action on Climate; Not War Over Oil With Iran
Rather than being exposed to the volatility of the oil markets and Middle Eastern politics, we could all insulate our selves by ushering in a new era of decentralized renewable energy as part of an international Green New Deal.
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Day After Trump Denigrates Homeless, Sanders Unveils $2.5 Trillion #HousingForAll Plan to Address Crisis
"My administration will be looking out for working families and tenants, not the billionaires who control Wall Street."
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Fighting for a future: Young protesters at the Global Climate Strike in London on March 15, 2019. (Photo: Garry Knight/Flickr) Views
Global Climate Strike: Kids Are Demanding Action, But Will Adults Act?
There’s growing frustration, particularly among the world’s youth, with how adults have so horribly mismanaged the climate crisis.
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WATCH: Coalition of 10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call On Congress to Pass Green New Deal
"With a Green New Deal, we have a historic opportunity to break corporate control of farming, invest in rural America, and stand behind the hard-working people who grow our food every day."
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In this photo taken on May 1, 2019 shows environmental campaigners holding a protest against the development of the India-backed Adani coal mine at the entrance of Abbot Point port near the Queensland state town of Bowen, where the commodity will be shipped. (Photo: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The Danger of Inspiration: A Review of On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal
Naomi Klein's new book is essential reading, but does it go far enough in confronting the grim realities we truly face?
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'A Goddamn Terrifying Time to Be Alive': Naomi Klein Explains Why a Global Green New Deal Comes First and Being Hopeful Comes After
"How do we earn the hope that we could actually do this?" asks author of new book. "That's the only discussion that matters."
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The loosely defined proposal for a Green New Deal hits the panic button, American-style, but it does not exactly lay a cornerstone. Which is to say that it avoids prickly issues of land use – generally reserved for states and localities that regularly do battle with sacrosanct private property rights. (Photo: Dave Clark) Views
Land Without Bread: The Green New Deal Forsakes America's Countryside
Missing altogether from the Green New Deal is the language for protecting rural land, the very land that supports the "healthy communities" the Green New Deal aims to cultivate.
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