All Articles on Climate

Residents look on as wildfires burn through bush on January 4, 2020 in Lake Tabourie, Australia. Views
Global Obsession With Economic Growth Will Increase Risk of Deadly Pandemics in Future
Human civilization is on a collision course with the laws of ecology.
Read more
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Views
Typical Republican: The Racism and Anti-Science behind Texas Gov. Greg Abbot’s Lifting of Covid Restrictions
Abbott's policy is in accord with the general Conservative principle that property is more important than human life.
Read more
Roger Garbey and Andres Hernandez install a solar panel system on the roof of a home on January 23, 2018 in Palmetto Bay, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
'Good Jobs for All': Sunrise Movement Launches Campaign to Fight Climate Crisis With Work Guarantee
"With so much work to do building a better society that works for all of us, there's no reason anyone in the richest country in the history of the world should be unemployed, underemployed, or working a job that isn't in the public interest."
Read more
These guys are blocking their fellow Americans from the chance to leave their kids a safe, sustainable world. (Photo: Getty/Stock Photo/Image Source) Views
Meet the "New Koch Brothers"–the Hedge Fund Activists Wrecking America’s Green New Deal
Players on Wall Street have been torpedoing our chances of averting environmental catastrophe for years.
Read more
Sandra Steingraber is a distinguished scholar in residence in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences. She is leaving Ithaca College following the finalization of the faculty cuts. (Photo: Courtesy of Laura Kozlowski) Views
How Austerity Killed the Center for Climate Justice: A Farewell to Ithaca College
"As a matter of conscience, how could I launch a center devoted to the idea of justice when so much injustice would be taking place all around me? It’s traumatizing."
Read more
Rising sea levels threaten lives and livelihoods in populous, low-lying countries like Bangladesh (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Only Good "National Security" Approach to Climate Change Is to Make the Planet Itself Safer—for Everyone Who Lives on It
As we saw in Texas, climate change is a major security risk. But it's not the kind the military is well equipped to handle.
Read more
A photo from John Dear’s meeting with Rep. John Lewis in 1995. (Photo: WNV/John Dear) Views
My Long-Lost Conversation With John Lewis on His Vision of Nonviolence
In this never-before-released interview, the late civil rights leader and congressman talks systemic racism, permanent warfare, extreme poverty and nonviolence as a way of life.
Read more
The opportunity to use taxation policy to reduce inequality or accelerate our progress towards net zero is being sacrificed on the altar of party politics. (Photo: Getty/Stock Photo/krisanapong detraphiphat) Views
The Joy of Tax: An Economy for the Common Good
Taxation—including a carbon tax—can incentivise the transition to a low carbon economy, while reducing inequality and supporting vital services.
Read more
Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry speaks during a press briefing at the White House on January 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kerry and McCarthy took questions from reporters about the Biden administration's plans and agenda on climate change issues. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
John Kerry Tells Big Oil to Stop Resisting Energy Transition or "You’re Going to End up on the Wrong Side of This Battle."
The pandemic has "accelerated the energy transition," from which "oil demand may never recover."
Read more
In North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, wind turbines stand adjacent to a coal-fired power plant on November 18, 2020. (Photo: Oliver Berg/picture alliance via Getty Images) News
Cancel All Coal Projects to Have 'Fighting Chance' Against Climate Crisis, Says UN Chief
"Phasing out coal from the electricity sector is the single most important step to get in line with the 1.5 degree goal."
Read more