Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Fossil Fuels

 


'Completely Terrifying': Study Warns Carbon-Saturated Oceans Headed Toward Tipping Point That Could Unleash Mass Extinction Event

"Once we're over the threshold...you're dealing with how the Earth works, and it goes on its own ride."

Julia Conley ·


'We Are in a Climate Emergency, America': Anchorage Hits 90 Degrees for First Time in Recorded History

"This is unprecedented. I tease people that Anchorage is the coolest city in the country—and climatically that is true—but right now we are seeing record heat," said Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz

Jake Johnson ·


'Downright Irresponsible and Shameful': DNC and NBC Ripped for Democratic Debate That Spent Less Than 10 Minutes on Climate Emergency

"Our survival is worth more time than vague, irrelevant, and trivial questions posed 80 minutes into the debate."

Jake Johnson ·


'This Is an Emergency. We Need the Democrats to Act Like It': Outrage as DNC Announces It Will Not Host 2020 Debate on Climate Crisis

"The DNC is silencing the voices of Democratic activists, many of our progressive partner organizations, and nearly half of the Democratic presidential field, who want to debate the existential crisis of our time."

Jake Johnson ·


'What Could Be More Important?': World Leaders, Media Ignore Biodiversity Report Detailing Mass Extinction Event Now Underway

"The health of ecosystems on which we and all other species depend is deteriorating more rapidly than ever."

Julia Conley ·


'Ominous' UN Report Warns Human Activity Has Pushed One Million Plant and Animal Species to Brink of Extinction

"Nature is collapsing around us and it's a real wake-up call to humanity."

Jake Johnson ·



'Increase the Protests, Expand the Civil Disobedience': The New Urgency of Earth Day

"You cannot discuss #EarthDay without acknowledging the greatest threat to the earth."

Eoin Higgins ·


'We Can Be Whatever We Have the Courage to See': New Video From AOC Envisions a #GreenNewDeal Future

"This beautiful film helps us imagine a different version of ourselves, and a future in which we decided to come together in the face of crisis, rather than surrender and fall apart."

Eoin Higgins ·

Common Dreams Logo