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Families in Brazil Face Devastating Floods; Social Movements Respond

We have set up a special emergency fund to support families in Bahia. Given the hardship these families are going through now and for months to come, we are calling upon all people of conscience to take immediate action in solidarity.
Saulo Araujo ·


'We Are in a Climate Emergency': Late-December Wildfires Ravage Colorado

"None of this is normal," said Colorado state Rep. Leslie Herod. "We are not OK."

Jake Johnson ·


Ocean Heating This Century Could Create Hurricane Conditions Unseen in 3 Million Years: Study

The study's authors say the likelihood of higher-latitude tropical storms fueled by human-caused global heating "poses profound risks to the planet's most populous regions."

Brett Wilkins ·


Warmer in Alaska Than San Diego This Week as Temperature Record 'Pulverized'

"Climate change continues to push the envelope on what is possible all over the globe," said one meteorologist.

Brett Wilkins ·


Climate Change Brings Serious Health Risks

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that global warming and rainfall changes cause the loss of at least 150,000 lives every year.

César Chelala ·


Tornados Can Kill. So Does Amazon's Business Model

How long will we tolerate the corporate executive 'risk taking' that puts only workers at real risk?

Sam Pizzigati ·


2021's Climate Extremes: One Side of the Country Is Too Wet, the Other Dangerously Dry

Global warming fuels both dryness and extreme rainfall.

Shuang-Ye Wu ·


Climate Catastrophes Are Everywhere, From Tornadoes in Kentucky to Floods in Uganda

The wreckage and loss of life from this storm is yet another symptom of how our fossil fuel addiction heats the planet and drives disasters.

Amy Goodman ·


Catastrophic Global Disorder Beckons Unless We Act Swiftly on Climate

Without drastic change, the current world order will almost certainly collapse into catastrophic global disorder with dire consequences for all of us.

Alfred W. McCoy ·


'Our Atmosphere Is Broken': US Tops Record for Hurricane-Force Winds in a Day

"The last Dust Bowl stemmed from degradation of the soil," said writer and activist Bill McKibben. "This time it's the climate we've upended."

Andrea Germanos ·


Living Through the Dixie Fire: A Tour Guide to Hell on Earth, Small Town-Style

That blaze erupted in forests primed for a runaway inferno by a climate that's changing before our eyes.

Jane Braxton Little ·

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