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Children Around the World Are Suffering From Climate Anxiety

Largest scientific study of its kind finds climate anxiety affects the daily life and functioning of nearly half of children and young people surveyed globally.

Ruby Harbour ·



Federal Funding for Sustainable Nutrition Science Would Help Solve Climate and Health Crises

In the reconciliation bill and beyond, it's imperative that the federal government moves to support sustainable nutrition science to match the urgency and magnitude of the ecological and public health crises at hand.

Sarah Reinhardt ·


Reducing Energy Consumption: The Only Long-Range Solution to Climate Change

Unless we're willing to give up some of our power over nature—our power to extract and transform resources and deliver the goods that we have come to rely on—then we're destined to careen from one disaster to the next until our worst fears are realized.

Richard Heinberg ·


Climate Change Is the Symptom, Capitalism Is the Problem

Our planet cannot handle an eternal growth model. We live in a finite system and capitalist innovation can only take us so far. Eventually we run out of resources. Climate appears to be the limit.

Samantha Fox ·


UN Report Calls for 'Repurposing' $470 Billion in Agriculture Support to Serve People and Planet

"Governments have an opportunity now to transform agriculture into a major driver of human well-being, and into a solution for the imminent threats of climate change, nature loss, and pollution."

Jessica Corbett ·


There Is Little Doubt the Climate Crisis Is Here—Now What Do We Do About It?

We can't undo what we have done, but we can alter how bad the future becomes.

Jesse Jackson ·


2020 Was Deadliest-Ever Year for Environmental Defenders: Report

"Fighting the climate crisis carries an unbearably heavy burden for some, who risk their lives to save the forests, rivers, and biospheres that are essential to counteract unsustainable global warming."

Brett Wilkins ·


Environmental Threats Rapidly Becoming 'Single Greatest Challenge to Human Rights': UN

The planetary crisis is "impacting a broad range of rights, including the rights to adequate food, water, education, housing, health, development, and even life itself," said the U.N.'s top rights expert.

Julia Conley ·


Conservationists and Locals Praise Biden EPA's Move to Protect Bristol Bay From Pebble Mine

"Today we celebrate. Tomorrow, we get back to the hard work of seeing this through."

Jessica Corbett ·

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