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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, on January 23, 2019 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. News
200+ Groups Denounce UN-WEF Agreement That Entrenches Corporate Interests Driving Global 'Social and Environmental Crises'
"It moves the world dangerously towards a privatized and undemocratic global governance."
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A scene from New York City's Global Climate Strike. (Michael Nigro / Truthdig) Views
Children to Adults: 'Do Your Job So We Have a Future'
Children not only have the scientific facts on their side, but the moral clarity to demand change.
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'History Will Judge Us Harshly': Horror and Outrage as Trump Slashes Refugee Cap to Record Low
"There are truly no words that can describe how insidious and deleterious this is," said one Arizona lawmaker
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U.S. made bombs killed six civilians, including three children, in Yemen, Amnesty International said Wednesday. News
Report: US-Made Bomb Killed Six Yemeni Civilians, Including Three Children, in June Attack
"It is unfathomable and unconscionable that the U.S.A. continues to feed the conveyor belt of arms flowing into Yemen's devastating conflict."
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Time After Time
Trump's bitch. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP As the wheels rapidly tumble off the clown car and the shadowy specter of accountability hovers on the horizon, let us not forget the toxic kingmaker who got us here - soulless, slimy, colluding, obstructing lowlife Mitch 'Douchebag McTurtle'...
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Trump Condemned for 'Morally Reprehensible' Plan That Rights Groups Warn Means Death for Asylum-Seekers
"Instead of offering protection to people fleeing these conditions, the United States is instead pursuing a disastrous plan that could carry deadly consequences."
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 Today the US military support for Saudi Arabia is connected to the US fossil fuel industry’s determination to control access to the world’s oil. (Photo: Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images) Views
10 Ways That the Climate Crisis and Militarism Are Intertwined
To free up billions of Pentagon dollars for investing in critical environmental projects and to eliminate the environmental havoc of war, movements for a livable, peaceful planet need to put "ending war" at the top of the "must do" list.
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New Research Warns Severe Climate-Related Droughts Could Threaten 60% of Global Wheat Crop by 2100
Even with ambitious global efforts to limit emissions, the study warns, "the increase in the frequency and extent of adverse weather extremes and related shocks on the production side would be unprecedented."
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 "There can be good lives for all people if we abandon the goal of infinite energy growth. Our guiding principle needs to be that the only form of truly clean energy is less energy." (Photo: Bryan Minear/Unsplash) Views
Climate Change and Consciousness Shift
Perhaps it takes a climate crisis to get us to understand that our home is the whole planet and we’re all in this as one.
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The rights of nature represents necessary legal and cultural shifts in which we understand ourselves as part of nature, and not, as Colombia’s Constitutional Court explained, "a ruler of nature." (Photo: Jim Liestman/Flickr/cc) Views
Legal Rights of the Natural World: Beyond Personhood
By becoming a bearer of rights, nature is now being thrust into the murky realm of legal personhood.
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