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The Climate Rebellion May Be Growing, But Big Oil Keeps on Drilling
Even though the science says we cannot carry on drilling, the oil industry capital investment over the next decade is forecast to rise over 85%, reaching over $1 trillion a year.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) speaks as Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), right, and other Congressional Democrats listen during a news conference Feb. 7. (Photo: Alex Wong / TNS) Views
Three Earth Day Lessons for Green New Deal Activists
We must bridge racial, economic and political chasms and spark a renewed national effort to save the planet and leave our children a livable world
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On March 15, an estimated 150,000 European students left school to protest. (Photo: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images) Views
Children’s Moral Power Can Challenge Corporate Power on Climate Crisis
Students taking to the streets and taking on legislators will advance the fight for a safer planet and a more just society
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We believe that laws should protect the common good and the community, not corporate interests, and particularly not foreign corporate interests.(Photo: Four Necessity Valve Turners) Views
Taking Nonviolent Action in Defense of Mother Earth
Our case will be tried before a twelve-person jury, who will decide whether ours was an act of criminality or one of necessity. But the last word will not come from the jury, the judge, or the lawmakers.
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‘Catastrophe afflicts people now and, unlike those in the rich world who can still afford to wallow in despair, they are forced to respond in practical ways.’ (Photo: Guillem Sartorio/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Only Rebellion Will Prevent an Ecological Apocalypse
No one is coming to save us. Mass civil disobedience is essential to force a political response
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Canada’s climate is warming at roughly twice the global average rate largely due to Arctic ice melt. Arctic ice is what keeps Earth’s temperatures cool enough for human life to thrive and survive. (Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center via Flickr) Views
Rapid Warming Deserves More Than a Lukewarm Response
You’d think this would elicit a response at least on the scale of a global threat like we saw with the Second World War
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 From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Greta Thunberg, they are what’s left of our fighting chance.(Photograph: UPI/Barcroft Images) Views
Glaciers and Arctic Ice Are Vanishing. Time to Get Radical Before It's Too Late
No one should be annoyed when schoolkids start leaving class en masse or surprised that Green New Deal advocates call for dramatic overhaul of American society. We should be grateful.
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Climate change movements are putting increasing pressure on governments to take action and to rethink economic and social priorities. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images) Views
Will You Rise Up for Climate Justice Next Week? Don’t Let Fatalism and Cynicism Hold You Back
Extinction Rebellion claims that when just 3.5 % of the population demands change, governments will cave to the pressure
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The IEA has a mandate “to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy.” (Photo: Electrek) Views
Business Leaders, Investors, and Experts to IEA: Align With Paris and Help Us Plan for Success
As it stands, even the IEA’s so-called “climate scenario” is encouraging massive continued investment in fossil fuels that we cannot burn if we are to stay within the Paris limits
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Flouting the will of the people, mocking the voices calling for change and anchoring our future to the dirty fuels of the past is a formula for failure. (Photo: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Senate Rejection of Green New Deal Won't Slow Americans' Desire for Climate Action
It’s long past time for us to speak directly to our leaders and remind them what government by the people is all about
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