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With Petition to Congress, 100,000+ People Demand Green New Deal 'That Fixes Our Food System'
"We can't solve the climate crisis without taking food & ag into account!"
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Protester holds a sign reading: Protect workers and the environment Views
Did Obama's Trade Legacy Just Hammer the Green New Deal?
The path towards achieving climate goals must address the revamping of trade rules
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 Fighting this war is as much a matter of demobilization—reversing courses of action, shrinking our carbon footprint—as it is mobilizing green energy production and rebuilding society around a green consciousness. (Photo by Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Fighting Climate Change Means Ending War
This is not a mere moral abstraction, something to do because it’s right and good. We will disappear as a species if we don’t—no matter how much money we have
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The "Squad": Democratic Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Washington vs. The Squad
Trump’s not the only one terrified of these four congresswomen—leading Democrats apparently are, too.
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Both media and politicians love to use coal miners as anti-environmental props—as in Donald Trump's February 16, 2017, signing ceremony for a bill removing protections for streams. (Photo: AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM) Views
The Media Uses Coal Miners To Attack the Green New Deal—Then Ignores Their Pension Fight
In 34 stories about coal miners, the New York Times, Washington Post and Politico did not once cover miners’ pension and healthcare demands
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A firefly lights up at dusk. (Photo: Jeremy_Hogan / Getty Images) Views
Fireflies’ Glow Could Soon Be Extinguished by Human Actions
Species’ extinction rates are accelerating on a global scale. We need solutions that match the severity of the problem.
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For survival and for prosperity, what’s needed is an all-hands-on-deck reckoning with the vast scale of the change that is essential. (Photo: Public domain) Views
Sleepwalking Into Certain Catastrophe, or Awakening via Agroecology
As people’s access to food, land, water, health care, housing, and education are threatened or destroyed, there will be an intensified need for policies that ensure respect for human, social, economic, and environmental rights
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The United Nations recently warned that climate disasters—such as the freak storm in late June that buried Guadalajara, Mexico, in hail—are happening at the rate of one per week. (Photo: Ulises Ruiz / AFP / Getty) Views
The Case for Declaring a National Climate Emergency
Given that the fate of millions of species, the future livelihoods of current high schoolers, and the stability of modern civilization rests in the balance, the only word to describe the situation is: emergency
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The successful six-year run of Abenomics, along with China’s decades of unprecedented economic growth, have proven that governments can indeed monetize their debts, expanding the money supply and stimulating the economy, without driving up consumer prices. (Photo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a press conference following the G20 Osaka Summit in Osaka/AFP) Views
How to Pay for It All: An Option the Candidates Missed
What US presidential candidates from both parties should talk about is how to modify the law so that Congress, the Administration and the central bank can work together in setting monetary policy, following the approaches successfully modeled in China and Japan
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Trump has relentlessly promoted the oil and fossil fuel industries at the expense of the environment. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Good News About Trump’s Very Bad Environment Speech
Even Trump now senses that the electorate wants a 2020 candidate who takes climate change seriously
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