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Environment



'Horrifying': Researchers Find Microplastics in Lungs of Living People

"The impact of plastic on our oceans, ecosystems, and even our bodies should trigger a clear response from government to end all pointless plastics," said one British politician.

Julia Conley ·


Why Should Progressives Embrace a 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights? Because They Already Do

Progressives need to make clear to the American people that they have a cohesive economic program for the country—one that the American People want.

Alan Minsky ·


Federal Court Rejects Coal Mine Expansion Unlawfully Authorized by Trump

"This is now a huge opportunity for the Biden administration to get it right on coal and climate," said one advocate.

Julia Conley ·


'Climate Revolution': Scientists Launch Global Civil Disobedience Campaign

"Scientist Rebellion will be on the streets between April 4th and 9th, acting like our house is on fire," said organizers. "Because it is."

Julia Conley ·


IPCC Report Release Delayed as Rich Nations Sought to Weaken Fossil Fuel Phaseout

"I hope Working Group III has the courage to actually call for the elimination of fossil fuels production and use within a Paris agreement compliant timeline," said one scientist.

Kenny Stancil ·


'Just Stop Oil': Climate Activists Block 10 Terminals Across UK

"If we continue with fossil fuels, then we're... not gonna have a planet that we can live on," said one protestor who locked himself to an oil tanker.

Kenny Stancil ·


Conservationists to Biden: 'Clean Energy Transition Cannot Be Built on Dirty Mining'

"Expanding mining without addressing the shortcomings of our archaic mining laws would be disastrous. More than a century of reckless mining has poisoned the air, water, and land of too many communities."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Blue Carbon' Sinks: Can the Ocean Save the Planet?

The idea of ocean-based climate solutions is appealing, but the challenges are formidable.

David Helvarg ·


340+ Groups Tell Governments Worldwide to Prioritize Fossil Fuel Phaseout

"The urgency of the climate crisis demands a rapid reorientation of our societies and economies away from fossil fuels, the key driver of global warming," says a new open letter.

Kenny Stancil ·


$770 Billion For the Military—Poisoned Water for Military Families

The Red Hill disaster is just one more example of the Department of Defense's disregard for human lives when those lives get in the way of their expensive, deadly operations.

Liz Walters ·

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