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Racism, Capitalism, and the Climate Crisis

As we tried to connect the dots between the murder of George Floyd and our work to end the burning of fossil fuels, the connecting thread, without our naming it explicitly, was clearly capitalism.

Cynthia Kaufman ·

Indigenous, Climate Leaders Launch National Effort to Demand Biden 'Stop Trump Pipelines'

"Decision-makers in Washington, D.C. and across the country now have a choice—stand with the Trump pipelines that prop up big oil and gas profits and cronyism or the approach Biden established when he canceled KXL."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

This Endangered Species Day, Let's Reconnect with Our Natural World

With our very existence at stake, biodiversity loss must be a national priority on the same level as climate change.

Bonnie Rice ·

Indigenous Rights Defenders Condemn Government Probe Into Critics of Bolsonaro's Covid Response

A federal judge denounced an investigation into two Indigenous leaders as "an illegal embarrassment."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Indigenous Rights Groups Join Michigan Gov. Whitmer in Demanding Shutdown of Enbridge's Line 5

The governor called the pipeline a "ticking time bomb" as her deadline of Wednesday, set last year for the Canadian company, fast approached.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Climate and Indigenous Protesters Across 4 Continents Pressure Banks to #DefundLine3

"Those who financially back Enbridge are directly implicated in its crimes," says a Red Lake Anishinaabe citizen and organizer. "To put it bluntly, blood is on their hands."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

'America the Beautiful': Biden Administration Aims to Protect 30% of US Lands and Waters by 2030

"This is a critical opportunity for Americans to come together to build a new, more inclusive model of conservation to save nature, and ultimately ourselves," said one advocate.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Calls for Biden to Stop Enbridge Line 3 Continue Unabated

The Canadian oil company is feeling the heat as Indigenous groups, environmental organizations, and other activists are demanding that the President pull the plug.

Tina Gerhardt ·

World Leaders Join Human Rights Defenders in Condemning Colombia's Deadly Crackdown on Protesters

"President Iván Duque's administration is acting as if it has a license to kill. When the people take to the streets amid a pandemic, it is because their government is more dangerous than a deadly virus."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

68 Nobel Laureates Demand DOJ Probe Into Chevron's Prosecution of Steven Donziger

"A nation that wants to lead on climate issues can't let multinational oil corporations pervert the democratic process and silence its critics," said 1997 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Jody Williams.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·