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A protester is seen holding a placard during a climate change demonstration. (Photo: Ronen Tivony/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
Investors Who Manage $47 Trillion Pressure Top Polluters to Pursue Transition to Net-Zero Emissions
"Companies across all sectors need to take more ambitious action to ensure otherwise devastating impacts of climate change are avoided while they still can be."
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A burned Valero gas station smolders during the Creek fire in an unincorporated area of Fresno County, California on September 08, 2020. (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) News
New Study Finds Planet Heading Toward Temperature Threshold Not Seen in 34 Million Years
Researchers behind the comprehensive study of Earth's atmospheric record over tens of million of years say "immediate and stringent action" could prevent most dire outcomes.
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Pandemic in the Pacific: US Military Bases Are Hot Spots for More Than Just Covid-19—They Also Make Island Territories Targets for Climate Disasters
The U.S. military will continue to put the people of Guåhan at risk, long after the pandemic ends without a fundamental dismantling of the colonial project.
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An Israeli bulldozer demolishes a Palestinian home in the illegally-occupied West Bank village of Khirbet Jinba on September 2, 2020. (Photo: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images) News
UN: Israeli Demolition of Palestinian Homes Increases Despite Pandemic
Dozens of Palestinians were recently displaced because Israeli authorities destroyed their homes, even as Covid-19 cases increased by a third.
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A malnourished child lies in a charity clinic in Hodeida, Yemen on November 3, 2019. (Photo: Essa Ahmed/AFP/Getty Images) News
New UN Report Recommends ICC Investigate Possible War Crimes by All Sides—Including US-Backed Coalition—in Yemen
"Yemen has been ravaged in ways that should shock the conscience of humanity," said one of the report's authors.
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Vaccines developed in the public sector should be separated from the profit model and available to all to ensure prompt and equitable access. "Rather than competition between a limited number of firms," writes Lawson, "we need cooperation across the whole sector." (Photo: Javier Zayas Photography/iStock/via Getty Images) Views
We Must Take The Vaccine Industry Into Public Ownership To Ensure Its Products Are Available To All
Only by taking the vaccine industry into full public ownership, with small "d" democratic controls in place, can we provide an internationalized response to this and future pandemics that properly recognizes vaccines as a global public good.
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Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion attend a protest against the expansion of Stansted Airport on 29 August 2020 in Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom. (Photo: Mark Kerrison/In Pictures via Getty Images) Views
These Big City Mayors Want Green Stimulus Spending to Counter Covid-19
Outside the EU, most pandemic recovery spending has reinforced the carbon-intensive status quo.
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'Nature Is Unraveling': New WWF Report Reveals 'Alarming' 68% Plummet in Wildlife Populations Worldwide Since 1970
"In the midst of a global pandemic, it is now more important than ever to take unprecedented and coordinated global action to halt and start to reverse the loss of biodiversity."
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Trump Lied, 190,000 - A 9/11 Attack Every Day For 2 Months - Died
Mass COVID graves outside New York City. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters. Front photo of bodies in New York. AP photo So there are tapes . The new book by Bob Woodward confirms what we all surmised but couldn't prove - the thug whose campaign strategy was mass reckless homicide knew COVID was deadly...
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Aftermath of a U.S. airstrike in central Mosul, Iraq on July 9, 2017. (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images) News
'Reducing Troops Not the Same as Ending Wars': Peace Activists Say Trump Drawdown in Iraq Not Nearly Enough
"Trump is trying to convince voters that is now following through on a campaign promise that he failed to keep in four years and will not fulfill with half measures," says CodePink's Medea Benjamin.
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