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Greta Thunberg Says Humanity Must Not Be Fooled by 'Bullsh*t' Climate Targets of World Leaders

The Swedish campaigner says insufficient goals and empty rhetoric represent the "biggest elephant there's even been in any room."

Common Dreams staff ·


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 ·


Despite Pandemic Shutdowns, CO2 Now at Levels Unseen in 3.6 Million Years

NOAA warned that carbon dioxide and methane "continued their unrelenting rise in 2020."

Jessica Corbett ·


'We Have to Act': Atmospheric CO2 Passes 420 PPM for First Time Ever

"It is truly groundbreaking," Greta Thunberg said of the growing concentration of the heat-trapping gas. "And I don't mean that in a good way."

Kenny Stancil ·


Critics Warn Biden Infrastructure Plan 'Falls Woefully Short' on Climate Crisis

"Biden has pledged to cut carbon emissions 50% and decarbonize our electricity sector, but this proposal won't even come close."

Jake Johnson ·


Calling Covid-19 a Crisis of Humanity's Own Making, Coalition Says Healing 'Broken Relationship With Nature' Key to Stopping Next Pandemic

Unless preventative action is taken, there is "a high risk that we will make the same mistake again."

Andrea Germanos ·


'A Climate Time Bomb': 370+ Groups Urge Biden to Immediately Halt Line 3 Pipeline

"It's up to President Biden to continue with the country's renewable energy agenda and reduce our reliance on fossil fuels. After his action to halt Keystone XL, stopping Line 3 is essential."

Jake Johnson ·


'He Is Lying. People Are Dying': Calls for Texas Governor to Resign as He Blames Power Outages on Wind and Solar

"Five million Texans are without power tonight and temperatures are below freezing. People will most certainly die tonight because of it. But Gov. Abbott had time to go on Sean Hannity to blame the Green New Deal."

Jake Johnson ·


Obsession With GDP, Disregard of Nature Leading Towards Ecosystem Collapse: Report

"Securing nature is investing in our self-preservation."

Andrea Germanos ·


Indigenous-Led Movement Credited With 'Huge Victory' as Biden Plans to Rescind Keystone XL Permit on Day One

"Our communities have been fighting KXL for over a decade, tooth and nail, in the dirt and in the courts."

Jake Johnson ·

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