Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: climate action

Feeling hopeless about the climate? Try our 30-day action plan

Doing something every day will help to change your attitude and create momentum for change.

Why we need environmental justice at the heart of climate action

The Global South and communities of color in Global North countries disproportionately face harms from climate change, writes Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate in her new book, A Bigger Picture.

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

We need immediate and drastic climate action

We must very rapidly stop the extraction and use of fossil fuels.

Exxon exposed: Greenpeace tricks top lobbyists into naming senators they use...

“The reality is that almost nothing has changed in the Exxon playbook.”

Oil industry ‘net-zero’ pledges are an attempt to delay climate action,...

Fossil fuel companies, experts say, “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions.

Analysis: Fossil fuel tax programs to cut emissions lead to lots...

Policies like this, including putting a price on carbon, “allow polluters to keep polluting and pay the tax.”

New poll shows overwhelming support for climate action as Congress weighs...

The recent evolution of the oil industry’s political stance on a carbon tax has raised a few eyebrows, but it represents more greenwashing, according to Holly Burke of Evergreen Action.

Immediate climate action can save U.S. $3.5 trillion over time

“In particular, it is urgent to quickly transition to electric vehicles and building components, because polluting equipment sold today will last for decades.”

2020 was a busy year for taking the climate fight to...

Given all this activity in the courts in 2020, the coming year will likely also be a busy one in terms of climate lawsuits.


Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.