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On Earth Day, Climate Justice Alliance Calls on US to Embrace 'Real Solutions' to Planetary Emergency

The environmental justice collective says the focus on "promoting market-based approaches and unproven techno-fixes" will only cause more harm.

Brett Wilkins ·


Greta Thunberg Says Humanity Must Not Be Fooled by 'Bullsh*t' Climate Targets of World Leaders

The Swedish campaigner says insufficient goals and empty rhetoric represent the "biggest elephant there's even been in any room."

Common Dreams staff ·


Greta Thunberg Says She'll Skip UN Climate Conference Over Covid-19 Vaccine Inequity

"Of course I would love to attend the Glasgow #COP26," she tweeted Friday. "But not unless everyone can take part on the same terms."

Brett Wilkins ·


Despite Pandemic Shutdowns, CO2 Now at Levels Unseen in 3.6 Million Years

NOAA warned that carbon dioxide and methane "continued their unrelenting rise in 2020."

Jessica Corbett ·


'We Have to Act': Atmospheric CO2 Passes 420 PPM for First Time Ever

"It is truly groundbreaking," Greta Thunberg said of the growing concentration of the heat-trapping gas. "And I don't mean that in a good way."

Kenny Stancil ·


Forget 2030 or 2040, Says Greta Thunberg, World Must 'Reduce Our Emissions Right Now'

The world needs "to stop focusing on dates and numbers" and recognize that taking immediate action is what must be done, says the 18-year-old Swedish climate leader.

Jenna McGuire ·


'Not in 2030 or 2050...Now!': Climate Strikers Worldwide Demand Urgent Action

Returning to the streets a year into the coronavirus pandemic, youth campaigners are calling for "no more empty promises."

Jessica Corbett ·


'We're Destroying Our Life-Support Systems': Study Suggests the Amazon Now Contributes to Warming

"CO2 is not a lone actor. When you consider the whole cast of other characters, the outlook in the Amazon is that the impacts of human activities will be worse than we realize."

Jessica Corbett ·


New IEA Data Shows World on Path to Resume 'Carbon-Intensive Business-as-Usual'

The agency's chief said the new figures offer "a sharp reminder of the immense challenge we face in rapidly transforming the global energy system."

Andrea Germanos ·


#ReleaseDishaRavi: Global Outrage After India Arrests Climate Activist Over Farmer Protest Toolkit Shared by Greta Thunberg

Ravi's arrest "is an unprecedented attack on democracy," said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. "Supporting our farmers is not a crime."

Jessica Corbett ·

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