All Articles on Climate

The sun goes down behind chimneys at a coal plant in Duisburg, Germany on June 28, 2019. (Photo: Marcel Kusch/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images) News
Humanity on Track to Soon Hit 1.5ºC Paris Accord Limit as Atmospheric CO2 Nears Level Not Seen in 15 Million Years
"It's still not too late to avoid the worst effects of the #ClimateEmergency. But governments need to act NOW," tweeted Greenpeace.
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Climate change protesters disrupt Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden during a campaign event on October 9, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Views
Let's Keep Organizing: An Inside Look at the Biden-Sanders Task Force on Climate
We've moved the needle a lot, especially on environmental justice and upping Biden's overall ambition. But there's still more work to do to push Democrats to understand and embrace the scale of the climate crisis, and towards the promise of a truly just society we envision through a Green New Deal...
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"We've Moved the Needle" But Far More Work to Do, Say Progressives as Biden-Sanders Panels Unveil Policy Blueprint
Sen. Bernie Sanders said the policy recommendations would move the U.S. in a "much-needed progressive direction and substantially improve the lives of working families throughout our country."
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Thousands of water protectors and allies spent weeks at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota in 2016 to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Photo: Reuters) Views
Environmental Justice Wins, Pipelines Lose
Three pipelines were stopped in a twenty-four-hour period after years of opposition led by Indigenous and Black environmental justice groups.
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Second growth redwood trees are seen in a grove at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, California, on April 29, 2020. Save the Redwoods League is now focusing on preserving and restoring forests that have been clearcut in the past 100 or so years, after studies showed these forests sequester more carbon, faster than any other forest in the world. (Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images) News
New Report Finds Economic Benefits of Protecting 30% of Planet's Land and Ocean Outweigh the Costs 5-to-1
"Protecting nature halts biodiversity loss, helps fight climate change, and lessens the chance of future pandemics. This is sound public policy, economically, ecologically, and morally."
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A mother and baby grizzly bear spotted in Yellowstone National Park. News
In Blow to Trump and Win for Bears, Federal Appeals Court Upholds Endangered Species Protections for Yellowstone Grizzlies
"This decision solidifies the belief of numerous wildlife advocates and native tribes that protecting grizzly bears should be based upon science and the law and not the whims of special interest groups."
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'The Public Has a Right to Know': Fed Refuses to Release Documents on Fossil Fuel Industry's Covid-19 Bailouts
"As the climate crisis demands an abrupt shift away from fossil fuels, the federal government should not be creating programs to bail out these polluters."
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In Latest Blow to Fossil Fuel Industry, Appeals Court Sends Colorado Municipalities' Climate Case Back to State Court
"It's been a tough week for the oil industry."
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"The fossil fuel corporations funded by Wall Street cause vast harm to black communities," writes Connon, "yet, black communities reap almost no benefit from the industry." (Image: Flood Wall Street) Views
What Do the Racial Wealth Gap, Police Brutality, and the Climate Crisis Have in Common? Wall Street
The biggest banks, it turns out, are every bit as complicit in the climate crisis as they were in the slave trade.
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NEPA requires federal agencies to consider the environmental impacts of their actions, including direct action by an agency or the permitting of private activity. (Photo by Ronen Tivony/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Why Trump Wants To Kill The Biggest Environmental Law You've Never Heard Of
NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it—here's why.
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