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On Decolonizing Art: Everything Is Impossible Until It Happens
Art and photo by Banksy In "a seismic shift in the art world," weeks of fierce protests and growing boycotts have forced the resignation of war profiteer and Whitney Museum board vice-chairman Warren Kanders, who as Safariland CEO has amassed a $700 million fortune from manufacturing police body...
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Scientists Urge UN to Add Environmental Destruction to Geneva Conventions' List of War Crimes
"Despite calls for a fifth convention two decades ago, military conflict continues to destroy megafauna, push species to extinction, and poison water resources."
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'Congress Needs to Wake Up': Demanding Lawmakers Declare Climate Emergency, Extinction Rebellion Activists Superglue Themselves to Capitol
"Sorry for the inconvenience, but we're not going back to business as usual until we declare a climate emergency and get climate justice for everyone, everywhere."
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'This Is the Beginning': New Study Warns Climate Crisis May Have Been Pivotal in Rise of Drug-Resistant Superbug
Research argues that deadly Candida auris "may be the first example of a new fungal disease emerging from climate change."
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'Big Win' for Rhode Island in Court Battle to Make Polluters Pay for Consequences of Climate Crisis
A federal judge delivered a blow to fossil fuel giants' strategy, remanding the case to state court
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The reality of climate change was now indisputable. All that remained in question was how rapidly it would occur and the extent (and again rapidity) of the devastation that it would ultimately inflict. (Photo: Flickr/ChrisA1995/cc) Views
The Great Reckoning: A Look Back from Mid-Century
"Even today, it remains difficult to understand why, given mounting evidence of a grave crisis, passivity persisted for so long across most sectors of society."
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According to IUCN study nearly half of the world's heritage sites could lose their glaciers by 2100. (Photo: iStock) Views
A Letter to the Future From a Glacier That Is No More
"Okjökull was the first named Icelandic glacier to melt because of how humans have transformed the planet’s atmosphere. Its fate will be shared by all of Iceland’s glaciers unless we act now to radically curtail greenhouse gas emissions."
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Flooding in Brooklyn Monday evening had commuters walking in waist-deep waters in some areas. News
'This is What the Climate Crisis Looks Like': One Day After Crushing Heat Wave, Flash Floods Inundate New York City
"Looks like New York City declared their climate emergency just in time."
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Satellite Images Ignite Alarm Over 'Unprecedented' Scale and Planet-Heating Emissions of Raging Arctic Wildfires
Carbon dioxide emitted by Arctic fires in June and July, according to one expert, "is getting close to 2017 fossil fuel CO2 emissions of Belgium."
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Progressive Straw Poll Shows Sanders Leading 2020 Democrats, With Green New Deal and Medicare for All Top Priorities
"There is no doubt that, in 2020, Democrats are better positioned to nominate an unapologetic champion for progressive values for president than we've been in decades."
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