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Scientists Decry Human Indifference to 'Probable Sixth Mass Extinction'

"Denying the crisis, accepting it without reacting, or even encouraging it constitutes an abrogation of humanity's common responsibility," said one scientist behind the new study.

Andrea Germanos ·


Rest Is Important, but Corporate Polluters Want Us to Stay Distracted

It’s hard to take on systems, but until we do, they'll continue to grind up nature and spit out profit where rivers, forests and meadows once stood.

David Suzuki ·


Activist Pressure Pauses Newark Fracked Gas Project

Environmental justice campaigner Maria Lopez-Nuñez stressed the need find an alternative to the proposed power plant that "does not hurt the lungs of our children and in no way contributes to climate change."

Brett Wilkins ·


Replacing Climate Anxiety With the Hope That Multilateral Action Brings

Common efforts—by governments, UN bodies, producers and consumers, scientists and entrepreneurs, the free media and engaged citizens—can greatly contribute to making 2022 a healthy and a happy year.

Jane Akumu ·


Big Bank, Corporate Destruction of Forests Worsening Climate Crisis: Report

"Most companies and financial institutions with the greatest ability to halt deforestation are doing little or nothing."

Kenny Stancil ·


Green Groups Urge Biden to 'Do Much More' to Stop Arctic Drilling

"It's not enough to go back to the Obama-era status quo."

Kenny Stancil ·


Take It From Climate Scientists: "Don't Look Up" Is Damning—But Not Nearly Damning Enough

I come from a team of climate scientists, analysts and advocates. For us, “Don’t Look Up” was both like pulling teeth to watch and air-punchingly validating.

Erika Spanger-Siegfried ·


Spreading Light and Joy in 2022 as We Fight for a Better World

As light slowly returns to the Northern Hemisphere, we anticipate brighter days ahead. It’s a good time to consider the wondrous combination of forces that make life on Earth possible.

David Suzuki ·


EPA's First New Air Pollutant Addition in 30 Years Reveals Agency Failings: Critics

"This isn't proof that our environmental laws are working," said one public health advocate. "It's proof that they aren't."

Andrea Germanos ·


The Biggest Threat in 'Don't Look Up' Are the Capitalists on Earth

We don't need piecemeal change; we need a systematic transformation of our societies. What that looks like and how fast we get there should be up to us, not profiteering billionaires who have a Plan B to terraform a distant planet on the backburner.

Simon Whalley ·

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