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Fossil Fuels

 

'A Red Screaming Alarm Bell' to Banish Fossil Fuels: NASA Confirms Last Five Years Hottest on Record

"We're no longer talking about a situation where global warming is something in the future. It's here. It's now."

Julia Conley ·


Demanding Lawmakers Forge 'Path Away From Climate Suicide,' Groups Kick Off Green New Deal Push

"We have no time to lose in the fight to avoid irrevocable climate chaos."

Jessica Corbett ·


With US 'Drilling Towards Disaster,' Report Warns Anything Less Than Urgent Green New Deal Will Be 'Too Little, Too Late'

"Our findings present an urgent and existential emergency for lawmakers in the United States at all levels of government," says researcher

Jake Johnson ·


'Not the Leadership This Moment Calls For': Progressives Slam Pelosi for Pushing 'Weak' Climate Panel Over Green New Deal Committee

"The party of the resistance is recklessly taking the path of least resistance on climate and inequality."

Jake Johnson ·


Report on President's Environmental Record So Far 'Reminds Us That Trump Soap Opera Has Dire Real-World Consequences'

"We are sort of powerless," a Fort Berthold Indian Reservation resident said of Trump's rollbacks on pollution rules. "This is our reality now."

Jessica Corbett ·


As Grassroots Momentum Surges, Over 300 Local Officials From 40 States Declare Support for Green New Deal

"We must protect our planet through actions big and small to wean ourselves from fossil fuels. There is no greater imperative."

Jake Johnson ·


After 30 Years Studying Climate, Scientist Declares: "I've Never Been as Worried as I Am Today"

And colleague says "global warming" no longer strong enough term. "Global heating is technically more correct because we are talking about changes in the energy balance of the planet."

Jake Johnson ·


In Early Holiday 'Gift to Polluters,' Trump Guts Protections for 60 Percent of Nation's Streams, Wetlands, and Waterways

"Piece by piece, molecule by molecule, Trump is handing over our country to corporate polluters and other industrial interests at the expense of our future."

Julia Conley ·


WATCH: As Corporate Media Ignores Climate Crisis, Sanders Town Hall to Deliver Discussion of Bold Green Solutions Straight to the People

"If we do not get our act together, I worry about the planet that we will be leaving. The grassroots of this country has got to stand up."

Jake Johnson ·


The Game-Changing Promise of a Green New Deal

This possibility is simply too important, and time is just too short, to allow it to be shut down by the usual forces of political inertia

Naomi Klein ·

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