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'Extractive Industries Everywhere Are Watching': 9 Democrats Urge DOJ to Free Steven Donziger

The lawmakers asked AG Merrick Garland to "act immediately to reclaim control of this case, dismiss the charges, and free Mr. Donziger from his imprisonment."

Kenny Stancil ·


After COP26 Failures, Major Challenges and Immense Opportunities Ahead

New global agreements notwithstanding, the world remains woefully behind in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions at the rate necessary to prevent catastrophic climate-change scenarios. Businesses are increasingly embracing the green challenge, but they need policymakers to meet them halfway.

Johan Rockström ·


How Europe and the US Wasted the Opportunity Presented by the Covid and Climate Crises

Western elites blew it. And the world will now likely pay a very high price for these mistakes.

Yanis Varoufakis ·


Time for Us to Win the 3-Day Weekend We All Deserve

To expand personal freedom, recover from the Covid pandemic and curb the climate crisis—let’s embrace a shorter working week.

Anna Coote ·


Biden Applauded for Reversing Trump Assault on 'Priceless' Tongass National Forest

"The Tongass National Forest's indispensable habitats serve as home to a multitude of species and also play a vital role in helping fight global warming," said one conservation advocate.

Julia Conley ·


As the World Burns, Glasgow's COP26 Deemed a Failure

"We should call it the 'Glasgow suicide pact' for the poorest in the world."

Amy Goodman ·


'Encouraging': Unlike Trump, Biden Backs Global Treaty for Plastic Pollution

"Plastic is a global problem, and requires action and coordination at a global scale," said a Greenpeace campaigner. "As a major producer and exporter of plastic, the U.S. has a responsibility to take a leadership role."

Jessica Corbett ·


'A Slap in the Face': Biden Oil and Gas Lease Sale Ignites Outrage, Legal Challenges

"Biden can't be the climate president when he is actively selling our water to the highest bidder and lobbying oil states to produce more fossil fuels."

Julia Conley ·


The Mixed Blessings of the Glasgow Climate Pact

The U.N. climate negotiations have come to an end, and the lack of significant action spells trouble for the future of our planet.

Tina Gerhardt ·


The People vs. COP26: Time for Politicians, Billionaires to Listen

Expecting COP26 to save the world is wishful thinking. Our fate is truly in our own hands. It always has been.

Ramzy Baroud ·

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