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'Encouraging': Unlike Trump, Biden Backs Global Treaty for Plastic Pollution

"Plastic is a global problem, and requires action and coordination at a global scale," said a Greenpeace campaigner. "As a major producer and exporter of plastic, the U.S. has a responsibility to take a leadership role."

Jessica Corbett ·


'A Slap in the Face': Biden Oil and Gas Lease Sale Ignites Outrage, Legal Challenges

"Biden can't be the climate president when he is actively selling our water to the highest bidder and lobbying oil states to produce more fossil fuels."

Julia Conley ·


The Mixed Blessings of the Glasgow Climate Pact

The U.N. climate negotiations have come to an end, and the lack of significant action spells trouble for the future of our planet.

Tina Gerhardt ·


The People vs. COP26: Time for Politicians, Billionaires to Listen

Expecting COP26 to save the world is wishful thinking. Our fate is truly in our own hands. It always has been.

Ramzy Baroud ·


Big Ag Furious After EPA Determines Top Herbicides Driving Vulnerable Species Toward Extinction

"It's long past time for atrazine to be banned, and the EPA needs to crack down on the reckless overuse of glyphosate."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Unconscionable': Despite Outcry Over Lead Poisoning, New Asphalt Plant Approved in Flint, Michigan

"Our community, our families, our children, cannot and should not take more chemical pollution."

Kenny Stancil ·


Maternal Instinct Protecting Our Children's Lives—An MSNBC Premiere Documentary

All are encouraged to view this film with those you love and then act to stop putting corporate greed ahead of human health and demand the cleanup of the site now.

Robert Dodge ·


COP Is Dead. Long Live the Movement!

COP is an organization of global capitalist plans for the intensification of exploitation. It needs to be dead to us, as our presence there legitimizes a process that is simultaneously against us and against the planet.

João Camargo ·


Climate Coalition Demands Biden Halt 'Outrageous' Offshore Drilling Auction—Largest in US History

The proposed lease sale, said over 250 groups in a joint letter, "shockingly offers more area than the Trump administration initially proposed."

Brett Wilkins ·


Who Is the World's Greatest Climate Champion? (Hint: Not the United States)

American exceptionalism is a sturdy beast. Performances in Glasgow this week are the latest evidence.

Mark Hertsgaard ·

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