All Articles on Climate

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The Key to Saving Family Farms Is in the Soil
Farmers adopting regenerative agricultural practices across the Midwest are restoring the health of the soil and of their rural economies.
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Sign reads: There is no planet B. Views
Why Taking Responsibility for Our Carbon Emissions Means Promoting the Right to Repair
Using products for longer is one of the simplest actions we can take towards climate justice.
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Natural Gas vs. Renewable Energy: Beware the Latest Gas Industry Talking Points
The natural gas industry is on an aggressive public relations tear to convince Americans that for decades to come, it is the “bridge” between coal and renewable energy. The campaign is loaded with disinformation. The American Petroleum Institute (API) says it’s pushing gas as a “foundation for the...
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State Rep. Chloe Maxmin and allies celebrate the Maine AFL-CIO signing onto the Green New Deal in April of 2019. (Photo: Maxmin's Twitter) Views
We're Not "Polarized" Everywhere. In Maine, Democracy and Green Energy Win Big
How often I hear that in “polarized” America rural voters will reject a green agenda out of hand. For them, green means liberal, tree-hugging snobs, unconcerned about the struggles of real working people. But last week that frame busted for me when I had a chance to speak with Chloe Maxmin, a 27...
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Climate justice activists gathered outside a forum attended by fossil fuel executives in New York City on Sunday, September 22, 2019 ahead of the U.N. climate summit. Views
Our Tax System Rewards Polluters
Last year, the biggest fossil fuel companies paid zero dollars in taxes — and actually received billions in rebates.
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Actress and activist Jane Fonda (C) and actor Sam Waterston (C R) News
'A Real Movement Boost': Sam Waterston and Jane Fonda Among Those Arrested Demanding Green New Deal in DC
This was Waterston's first-ever time being arrested. The climate crisis, he said, is "worth it."
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Extinction Rebellion Faces Backlash Over 'Self-Defeating' Disruption of London Public Transit
"Everyone can relate to the annoyance of a delayed commute, but the people who suffer the worst consequences are society's most vulnerable."
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The Green New Deal may come to embody a future more humane and liberating than what its ancestor imagined possible. (Photo: Peg Hunter/flickr/cc) Views
The Greening of the New Deal
The great depression and the climate crisis, new deals then and now.
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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney answers questions during a briefing at the White House October 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. Among his comments, Mulvaney said that climate will not be on the agenda at next year's G7 summit. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) News
'What a Disgrace': Bernie Sanders Slams Trump Administration for Saying Climate Crisis Excluded From G7 Agenda
"Not only is Trump using the powers of the presidency to enrich himself, which is blatantly unconstitutional. He is ignoring a massive international crisis that threatens humanity."
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Dancing With the Angels
Elijah Cummings walks with community leaders in Baltimore 2015 to preach against violence amidst unrest after the murder of Freddie Gray. Photo by David Goldman/AP. Front photo AP So Sad. We mourn the sudden, too-soon passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings, 68, son of sharecropper parents, beloved...
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