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Is Growth Passé?

Some suggest that the Paris climate agreement’s target for limiting global warming can be achieved only by stopping economic expansion. But there is ample room to change the quality of growth and significantly reduce its environmental impact without condemning billions of people to lives of deprivation.

Joseph Stiglitz ·

Earth In Extremis While Trump Plays Ostrich

Indeed a vexing state of affairs for the world when major players shirk their responsibilities. 

Arshad M. Khan ·

'Fleeing Not Migrating'

Climate change, pollution, and violence drive people to the U.S. border, even with no promise of a path to citizenship.

James Goodman ·

New Research Warns Severe Climate-Related Droughts Could Threaten 60% of Global Wheat Crop by 2100

Even with ambitious global efforts to limit emissions, the study warns, "the increase in the frequency and extent of adverse weather extremes and related shocks on the production side would be unprecedented."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

What Corporate Media and the Neoliberal Establishment Can't Admit About the Climate Emergency

The crisis is already upon us, but the media refuses to cover it as the clear and present danger it is now, and the virtual apocalypse it will soon be without immediate, urgent, global action.

John Atcheson ·

Climate Catastrophe Comes for Europe

This year’s floods and heat waves are but a fraction of what awaits the continent—unless a growing climate mobilization succeeds.

Conn Hallinan ·

New Study Shows Climate Crisis Could Mean 'Time Bomb" for World's Groundwater

"In many parts of the world," said one researcher, "changes in groundwater flows due to climate change could have a very long legacy."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·

A World in Trouble: Drought, War, Food, Flight

The disruptions of climate and conflict are sparking perilous global insecurity

Paul Rogers ·

The Hunger President: Trump Doctrine Takes from Poor, Gives to the Rich

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

John Feffer ·