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Warren Climate Plan Would Reverse Trump Tax Cuts for Rich to Help Fund Transition to 100% Renewable Energy
"Nothing less than a national mobilization will be required to defeat climate change. It will require every single one of us, and it's time to roll up our sleeves and get to work—there is no time to waste."
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As Aerial Footage of Devastated Bahamas Emerges, Campaigners Ask How Much Destruction and Death Before Global Climate Action Taken?
"Bahamians have paid a devastating price for a crisis fossil fuel billionaires created. This isn't right."
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Because we burn so much coal and gas and oil, the atmosphere of our world is changing rapidly, and that atmospheric change is producing record heat. (Photo: YES! illustration by Jennifer Luxton) Views
Bill McKibben: This Climate Strike Is Part of the Disruption We Need
"It can’t just be young people. It needs to be all of us."
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 If we truly want to stop the Amazon from burning we must immediately focus on building internationalist solidarity, through new and existing institutions, with indigenous movements in Brazil, the Amazon basin and across the global south.(Photo: Catedral Verde - Floresta Amazonica/Wikimedia) Views
Amazonian Communities Need Solidarity, Not Saviours
The Amazon is not ours to save with prayers and clicktivism; it is their homeland to defend (with our solidarity) against the global corporations and free trade deals which would open up the Amazon to more risk.
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When Greta told the UN that “real power belongs to the people”, she couldn’t have known the extent to which that sentiment would define the next year of climate activism. (Photo: Antonio Masiello/Getty Images) Views
The Rise and Rise of the Global Climate Movement
Climate activism isn’t new, but the last year has seen a resurgence in attention devoted to the subject.
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The Trump administration has quietly proposed rolling back emissions standards for coal- and oil-generated power plants in a move that could alter how and whether the government monitors and controls air and water pollution. (Photo: Dreamstime/TNS) Views
As Climate Crisis Thrashes Planet, Never a Leader So Divorced From Reality as Trump
President Donald Trump not only denies the threat posed by manmade climate change, he consciously, purposefully and perversely works to accelerate it.
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At Least 5 Dead in Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian Unleashes 'One of Most Catastrophic 24-Hour Periods of Weather in Recorded World History'
"We are in the midst of a historic tragedy," said Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis
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Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. (Photo: Anders Hellberg/Effekt) News
Attacks on Greta Thunberg, Say Allies, Show Just How 'Terrified' Reactionary Forces Have Become of Global Climate Movement
"When haters go after your looks and differences, it means they have nowhere left to go," said 16-year-old climate activist. "And then you know you're winning!"
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Pope Francis greets Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg, right, during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. News
As Category 5 Dorian Devastates, Pope Francis Urges World to Act Fast on Climate Emergency
"Now is the time to abandon our dependence on fossil fuels."
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Will Antarctic Ice Doom Us All?
A new study arrives at some disturbing numbers
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