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Giant Earth and Half a Million Signatures Demand Biden Declare 'Climate Emergency'

"The climate emergency is happening," said a Greenpeace USA campaigner. "President Biden needs to act like it now if he wants to preserve a livable future."

Jessica Corbett ·

Inside the Democrats' Climate Deal That Includes Dirty Fossil Fuel Production

The new climate package furthers the US' most profligate pastimes: drilling oil and driving big cars.

Aaron White ·

Alarm Raised Over Manchin Side Deal That Would Pave Way for Major 'Climate Bomb'

"Democrats shouldn't be sacrificing communities in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline just to please a senator in the pocket of Big Oil."

Jake Johnson ·

The Fed Should Not Punish Working People for Inflation Driven by Big Oil's Greed

Interest rate hikes are a blunt and imprecise tool that won't tackle current sources of inflation, particularly our overdependence on volatile fossil fuels. The best way forward is to shift finance away from fossil fuels, and jump-start a transition to renewable energy.

Akiksha Chatterji ·

Indigenous-Led Blockade Demands Biden Declare Climate Emergency, End Oil Leasing

"Native land back in native hands, we are not your sacrifice zones!"

Jake Johnson ·

Amid Climate Crisis, Shell's Financial Windfall Is Profiteering At Its Most Grotesque

We may be in the dying days of the fossil fuel empire, but those companies are enriching themselves like never before, as people die from our climate crisis.

Andy Rowell ·

Declare Your Climate Emergency Today

We don't need to wait for so-called leaders. The climate emergency has been declared over and over by Nature and by human suffering and upheaval in response to its catastrophes.

Rebecca Solnit ·

Price Gouging at the Pump Results in 235% Profit Jump for Big Oil: Analysis

"Make no mistake; these profits mark a large transfer of wealth from working- and middle-class people to wealthy oil executives and shareholders," said Jordan Schreiber of Accountable.US.

Jessica Corbett ·

Major Handouts in Manchin Deal 'Delighting' Oil and Gas Industry

"The Easter eggs that Manchin forced into the bill on leasing, they're a big deal," said one fossil fuel lobbyist.

Jake Johnson ·

After Manchin Deal, Advocates Say 'We Still Need Biden to Declare a Climate Emergency'

"No matter what, none of this should deter President Biden from declaring a climate emergency and taking bold executive action to address this crisis."

Jake Johnson ·

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