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Report Details How Community Utilities Can Usher In Green Energy Transition

"We have a powerful tool to accelerate the energy transition in a way that builds community wealth and energy justice in our communities: publicly and cooperatively owned utilities."

Brett Wilkins ·

'No Wars, No Warming': Extinction Rebellion Marches on NYC

Organizers planned the event to "demand that our tax money stop fossil-fueling endless war, and start funding healthcare, green jobs and infrastructure, other climate adaptation measures, and housing."

Jessica Corbett ·

'No Choice But to Disrupt': Climate Activists Block 4 London Bridges

"Rebels are swarming across London, part of a global wave of civil disobedience as people wake up to the fact that our leaders are failing to tackle the #ClimateCrisis," tweeted Extinction Rebellion U.K.

Jessica Corbett ·

'Organizing Works!' Declare Campaigners After Biden Protects Cameroonian Immigrants

"TPS has been a lifeline to hundreds of thousands of individuals already in the U.S.," said one advocacy group. "Granting TPS for Cameroon is a vital step toward addressing the needs of Black immigrants."

Brett Wilkins ·

Life Imitates Art in UK Climate Activist's 'Don't Look Up' TV Interview

"We're asking everyone to #LookUp," said the activist group Just Stop Oil, accusing the government of "signing a death sentence for us all by approving new oil and gas projects in the U.K."

Brett Wilkins ·

'Keep Fighting': Schumer 'Making Progress' on Canceling Student Debt

"Write, call, email," urged the Democratic leader, who said President Joe Biden is "more open" to the proposal than ever before.

Julia Conley ·

Buffalo Cops Who Shoved 75-Year-Old Peace Activist to Ground Cleared of Wrongdoing

The arbitrator asserted that Martin Gugino was "definitely not an innocent bystander."

Andrea Germanos ·

What You Really Need to Know About the Latest IPCC Climate Report

We need to make sure this report is not shelved. It needs to be talked about in every corner of the world, and most importantly: acted on.

Kaisa Kosonen ·

It's Organized Starbucks Workers vs. Oligarchs in the City of Buffalo

Buffalo's baristas give us hope. Buffalo's pols, meanwhile, are giving oligarchy our hard-earned tax dollars.

Sam Pizzigati ·

West Virginians Lead Blockade of Coal Plant That Made Manchin Rich

"This is what the fight for a habitable planet looks like in real time."

Julia Conley ·

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