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Record-Breaking Disasters Across World Have Root Cause in Common: Human Activity

"The solutions we conceive of as a global society," a new report states, must "allow for interconnected ways of solving multiple problems at once."

Andrea Germanos ·


220+ Medical Journals Unite to Demand Urgent Action on Climate Emergency

"The greatest threat to global public health is the continued failure of world leaders to keep the global temperature rise below 1.5°C and to restore nature," warn journals in unprecedented joint editorial.

Brett Wilkins ·


The Squad Protests Line 3 in Minnesota: 'We Are Here Because the Climate Crisis Is Here'

"The last thing we need to do," said Rep. Ilhan Omar, "is allow the very criminals who created this crisis to build more fossil fuel infrastructure."

Jessica Corbett ·


'A Wake-Up Call': Study Finds Extinction Risk for 30% of Tree Species

"Strengthened action is urgently required to prevent further species extinctions and restore damaged and degraded ecosystems."

Brett Wilkins ·


Climate-Driven Weather Disasters Increased Fivefold Over Past 50 Years: UN Agency

Report finds extreme weather has killed more than 2 million people and cost $3.64 trillion in economic damages since 1970.

Jenna McGuire ·


'A Shattered Promise': Biden Blasted for Resuming Fossil Fuel Leasing on Public Lands and Waters

"Biden is restarting a broken leasing system that is ripping off taxpayers, polluting our air, lands, and waters, and killing us."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Ban Neonicotinoids Right Now,' Say Conservationists After EPA Pesticide Review

"The EPA doesn't need any more proof," said one expert after agency analyses detailed threat to endangered species.

Andrea Germanos ·


California Kids to Teachers' Pension Fund: Divest from Oil

The nation's second largest pension fund invests in the climate crisis.

Marcy Winograd ·


Why We Urgently Need a Civilian Climate Corps

Like the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps, a 21st century CCC could create millions of jobs while repairing our environment.

Isabella DeVaan ·


Court Ruling on US Border Militarization Called 'Win for Wildlife'

"This is a win for wildlife and communities along the border, where the government has behaved as if the laws don't apply," said one environmental lawyer.

Kenny Stancil ·

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