Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Deforestation


Why Brazil's President Is a Dangerous Steward for the Amazon

It is imperative for world leaders to understand the depth, cost and extent of Bolsonaro’s 'ecocide' during these last two years and not fall for his lies. 

Anna Buss ·


How Earth Day Is Being Co-Opted by Corporate Interests

We must resist the corporate takeover of the UN’s food, biodiversity, and climate agenda.

Simone Lovera ·


Corporate Media Continues to Hit Snooze on Climate Emergency

If we have any hope of addressing the climate crisis, journalists have to move beyond debating its existence or importance, and start looking at both its causes—very concretely, looking at culprits—and its solutions.

Julie Hollar ·


Climate Groups Warn Reported Biden Plan to Cut Emissions in Half by 2030 'Not Good Enough'

"Science and justice demand that we reduce emissions by 70% from 2005 levels by 2030 on the road to zero emissions by mid-century."

Kenny Stancil ·


No Blank Check for Enemies of the Environment in Brazil

Civil society organizations in Brazil sent an open letter to the United States government asking it not to support the destructive environmental policies of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

Fabiana Alves ·


New Google Earth Timelapse Feature Offers Devastating View of Climate Emergency

"We want this to be very visceral and real for people, and a ray of hope that there's actually a lot we can do."

Kenny Stancil ·


Climate Study Warns Rainforest Turning Into Savanna

"What is happening at the Amazon-Cerrado boundary may be a precursor for feverish tropical forests across the world. Unlike humans, these forests won't have air conditioners or sunscreens to protect them."

Malavika Vyawahare ·


'A Crisis for Climate Stability': Data Shows Rainforest Destruction Accelerated in 2020

"As in past years, commodity-driven deforestation was the leading cause of tree cover loss."

Jake Johnson ·


John Kerry Urged to Help End Flow of Finance From Wall Street to Industries Fueling Climate Crisis

"A climate action approach that seeks to partner with Wall Street without also holding it accountable is no longer credible in 2021."

Jessica Corbett ·


Plant-Based Diets Can Help Save the Planet

Adopting a vegan diet could be the biggest individual contribution to preventing climate breakdown—but we also need systemic change.

Sabrina Ahmed ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.