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New Legislation Aims to Avert Arctic Giveway to 'Corporate Polluters' Sneaked Into GOP Tax Scam

Announcement comes as scholars warn fossil fuel drilling in Arctic refuge "would contribute to the escalating crises of climate change and biological annihilation."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


'Mass Invasion': Russian Islands in State of Emergency as Hotter Planet Drives Polar Bears to Hunger

Since December, residents of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago have spotted more than 50 bears, who are "chasing people and entering residential buildings"

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Tax the Rich, Fight the Climate Crisis

Why we need much more of what solidarity and organizing just accomplished in Oregon

Bill Bigelow ·


Trump Admin Charges Ahead With 'Reckless' Plan to Turn Over Arctic Wildlife Refuge to Fossil Fuel Industry

Conservationists warn that "once we industrialize our last great Alaskan wilderness areas, there's no going back."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'An Indication of What's Coming': Melting at North and South Poles Worse Than Previously Thought

While NOAA's annual report shows the Arctic has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice, NASA researchers have observed ice retreat in East Antarctica—a region they'd believed was stable

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Biological Annihilation: A Planet in Loss Mode

On the great vanishing happening before our eyes

Subhankar Banerjee ·


Winona LaDuke Calls for Indigenous-Led 'Green New Deal' as She Fights Minnesota Pipeline Expansion

"We have to make the next economy, and that next economy is going to be green. That next economy is going to have people like me making decisions."

Democracy Now! ·


Fighting for the Climate: A Note from Post-Apocalyptic California

Those of us working to support aggressive policies on climate change need to develop counter-narratives that help people to understand who is getting in the way of a society that works for us all.

Cynthia Kaufman ·


Four Ways for Democrats to Root out Republican Corruption

Tuesday’s elections brought a major shift to the U.S. House, and handed Democrats the opportunity to investigate the rampant corruption of the Trump Administration

Nicole Ghio ·