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'We Will Never Forget What You Have Done': Climate Activist Grills Shell CEO at TED Forum

"So many people are already dying due to issues related to the climate crisis," said Green New Deal Rising's Lauren MacDonald, "and you are directly responsible for those deaths."

Brett Wilkins ·


Climate Critics Warn Joe Manchin 'Holding a Gun to the Planet's Head'

Don't be fooled, warned Bill McKibben, the Democrat from West Virginia is "doing the work of the fossil fuel industry."

Brett Wilkins ·


Avi Lewis Hoping Canadians' Climate Concerns Deliver Electoral 'Upset of Epic Proportions'

"We need to send Avi to Ottawa to shake up the entire political establishment, including his own party, and tip the scales in favor of people and the planet," said environmentalist David Suzuki.

Brett Wilkins ·


Older Adults in Their 'Third Act' Launch New Effort to Save the Planet

"While I'm so glad for the young people who are fighting this climate crisis," said Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., "I realize that many of us who are now older, in our third act, we're still needed."

Jessica Corbett ·


'It's Time to Go a Step Further': With KXL Dead, Pressure Intensifies for Biden to Kill Line 3

"Keystone XL was stopped on the merits of environmental justice and treaty rights; this is no different. We demand President Biden take action now."

Brett Wilkins ·


Cyberattack-Induced Shutdown of Major US Pipeline Renews Calls for Clean Energy

"One nice thing about the sun is that it is hard to take it down with a cyberattack," says activist Bill McKibben.

Jenna McGuire ·


Climate and Indigenous Protesters Across 4 Continents Pressure Banks to #DefundLine3

"Those who financially back Enbridge are directly implicated in its crimes," says a Red Lake Anishinaabe citizen and organizer. "To put it bluntly, blood is on their hands."

Jessica Corbett ·


'True Climate Hero' Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives Injured in Suspected Bomb Attack

"Cowardly attacks like these have no place in our society," said Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid.

Common Dreams staff ·


Slashing Methane Emissions Must Play Larger Role in Fighting Climate Crisis, UN Says

The report confirms that "natural gas is the precise opposite of a climate solution," wrote author and activist Bill McKibben.

Julia Conley ·


'Only the Beginning': Citing Climate and Investment Risks, NY State Pension Fund to Ditch Tar Sands

"Kudos to Tom DiNapoli for making it clear that you can't build your retirement on tar sands."

Andrea Germanos ·

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