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Our Not-So-Slow-Motion Apocalypse

We're no longer just reading about the climate crisis; we're living it in a startling fashion.

Tom Engelhardt ·


Pandemic Shows Why We Need a Global Green New Deal

If the coronavirus pandemic provides an indication of our collective ability to cope with shocks, the future of the climate crisis does not look pretty.

Dalia Gebrail ·


The "Impossible" Rebellion

There is a non-violent rebellion underway, and everyone and anyone is invited.

Simon Whalley ·


From California to Greece to Siberia, Wildfires Rage Worldwide—and More Expected

"It's not a wildfire season anymore," said one journalist, "it's a wildfire year."

Julia Conley ·


"This Was Avoidable," Climate Activists Say About Apocalyptic UN Climate Report

The United Nation's latest climate report says capping global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees C target is imperative—and still within reach through immediate, aggressive action.

Mark Hertsgaard ·


Electric School Bus Proponents Decry Infrastructure Bill's Shortcomings

"The $2.5 billion proposed falls far short of the $20 billion the White House originally proposed, and will not accelerate the overdue transition to clean rides for kids."

Brett Wilkins ·


The U.N.'s Ominous Climate Report Confirms We Are Out of Time

If we continue down the road of half-measures and denial that we’ve been stuck on since scientists first raised the alarm, the hellscape we leave to our grandchildren will be unrecognizable.

Eugene Robinson ·


Congress Dithers as the World Burns

Congress dithers over a few trillion dollars that could begin to change our nation’s emissions course and help save us all from a flaming nightmare.

Thom Hartmann ·


Climate Movement Says 'Apocalyptic' IPCC Report Signals 'Moment to Rise Up'

"It's way past time for policymakers to translate this stark warning into action."

Jake Johnson ·


'Code Red for Humanity': IPCC Report Warns Window for Climate Action Is Closing Fast

"The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable: greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel burning and deforestation are choking our planet and putting billions of people at immediate risk."

Jake Johnson ·

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