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The revolutionary aspirations of the Green New Deal will only be brought to life by people who grasp the enormity of the crisis that humanity faces and the radical changes necessary to address it. (Photo: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)  Views
The Green New Deal and Our Schools
This dystopian possibility is forcing us to imagine an entirely different kind of society. Schools have a central role to play in devising new alternatives and equipping young people to bring those alternatives to life.
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Condemning 'Grossly Irresponsible' Inaction of World Powers, Fiji Unveils Ambitious Plan to Fight Climate Crisis
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji's climate minister, said the fight against the climate crisis is "a fight for our lives and our livelihoods."
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The Green New Deal Must Be Global
For a planet-wide climate crisis, solutions must also span the planet.
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"Once we started blocking the train, that’s when the big support came in. That’s when people took notice." (WYMT/screen shot)   Views
Kentucky Miners Are Blocking a Coal Train for Back Pay. We Talked to One About a Just Transition.
"You have the issue of climate change, and most companies don’t care about us in the end, all they care about is the dollar. It’s a really bad situation."
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Trump's Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards Could Cost Americans $460 Billion: Consumer Reports
"The last thing the federal government should be doing is burdening consumers with more costs, while thwarting progress in the development of cleaner cars."
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'Alarming' Explosion of Toxic Pesticide Use Causing Insect Apocalypse in United States: Study
"Insect abundance has declined 45 percent. This is a global crisis—we must ban neonics to save the bees!"
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Nuclear war and climate change are the two existential threats we face today. (Photo:US Department of Defense) Views
Hiroshima and the New Arms Race—No Winners
When our children’s children look back, it will be noted and remembered what side of history we were on when our planet was threatened. The choice is ours.
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Despite challenges from parts of both the labor and the environmental movements, which its sponsors had undoubtedly hoped would be among its strongest supporters, Markey and Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal resolution has gone a remarkably long way toward putting a genuine discussion of what an effective and just climate policy might look like in the public arena for the first time. (Photo: Emelia Gold) Views
Jobs, the Environment, and a Planet in Crisis
Unions vs. Environmentalists or Unions and Environmentalists?
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'Biggest Crisis No One Is Talking About': Quarter of Humanity Faces 'Extremely High Water Stress' Intensified by Climate Emergency
"A new generation of solutions is emerging, but nowhere near fast enough."
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'Youth and Workers Uniting Behind This Crisis': German Labor Union Urges 2 Million Members to Join Global Climate Strike
"This is leadership. Who will follow? The world is watching," said 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg
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