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Global Alliance for a Green New Deal Launches Visionary Campaign for the World

"We don't have to wait for international agreements on the climate and nature crises," the new alliance states. "Change can happen now."

Andrea Germanos ·


Sunrise Ends 400-Mile Climate March With Arrests at Ted Cruz's House

The Gulf South marchers demand that Congress and the Biden White House pass bold climate jobs legislation, including a bill to create a Civilian Climate Corps.

Jessica Corbett ·


Dingell and Markey Introduce $10 Trillion THRIVE Act to Tackle 'Our Biggest Emergencies'

The bill aims to ensure "an intersectional response" to the climate crisis, coronavirus pandemic, economic inequity, and racial injustice "that is proportionate to the scope of the problems we face."

Jessica Corbett ·


Biden 'Has Not Yet Done Enough' on Climate Emergency in First 100 Days, Campaigners Say

"Now is the time for Biden to back up his progressive messaging with climate action that will actually stop the crisis at the scale that science and justice demand."

Jessica Corbett ·


Climate Groups Warn Reported Biden Plan to Cut Emissions in Half by 2030 'Not Good Enough'

"Science and justice demand that we reduce emissions by 70% from 2005 levels by 2030 on the road to zero emissions by mid-century."

Kenny Stancil ·


'He Is Lying. People Are Dying': Calls for Texas Governor to Resign as He Blames Power Outages on Wind and Solar

"Five million Texans are without power tonight and temperatures are below freezing. People will most certainly die tonight because of it. But Gov. Abbott had time to go on Sean Hannity to blame the Green New Deal."

Jake Johnson ·


'Smartest Thing We Can Do Is Act Big': Yellen Bolsters Demand for Biden to Enact Bold FDR-Style Agenda

"Instead of feel-good talk of unification," said journalist John Nichols, "FDR called out the Wall Street speculators, the bankers, and their conservative apologists."

Kenny Stancil ·


99% of Green New Deal Co-Sponsors Won Their Races This Cycle: Analysis

"Saying progressive policies held Democrats back from expanding their House majority/taking the Senate just doesn't hold water with data available so far."

Kenny Stancil ·


'More Work to Do' But 'Major Step Forward': Progressives Welcome Biden's $2 Trillion Green Energy Plan

"Biden gets a lot right... but he's still got a lot of room for improvement in increasing the scale, scope, and speed in which he addresses the climate emergency."

Jessica Corbett ·


Naomi Klein and Arundhati Roy Help Launch Global Green New Deal Project With Worldwide Invitation

"The time to build the future we deserve is now, and international solidarity is the tool we need to begin its construction."

Andrea Germanos ·

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