Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: climate change movement

Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of ‘pure madness’ for climate failures...

"Are we fighting to save ourselves and our living planet or are we fighting to maintain business as usual? Our leaders say we can have both, but the harsh truth is that is not possible."

Kick fossil fuel interests out of climate policy process, campaigners urge

A broad coalition of 138 green groups submitted an open letter calling for decision-makers to address the “elephant in the room holding back global climate ambition: the fossil fuel industry and its lobbying.”

COP 26: Can a singing, dancing rebellion save the world?

COP Twenty-six! That is how many times the UN has assembled world leaders to try to tackle the climate crisis. But the...

Report examines ‘Net Zero’ climate strategies, finds corporate plans lacking in...

A “Net Zero” carbon emissions approach, the keystone of many government and corporate strategies on climate change, is a pollute now, pay later strategy, a new report argues.

Climate paralysis? Try multisolving

There’s an approach called “multisolving” that can move us from paralysis to action.

The kind of heroes we need to actually save the planet

Collectively, we can embody a new type of hero that challenges mainstream iconography.

How the youth climate movement is influencing the green recovery from...

The vibrant protests that catapulted climate change to the political fore are actually needed now more than ever.

Failed action on the climate crisis makes resistance imperative

It is this reality that is spurring people around the world to take action in the growing global climate emergency movement.

Climate activists bring insurgent message to Exxon shareholder meeting: #ExxonKnew, it’s...

“It’s time Exxon pay for its destruction. For years, I've seen the rise of extreme oil and gas extraction – fracking and tar sands – and increasingly extreme weather events of the climate crisis.

To ‘secure a livable future,’ 30,000 youth urge court to let...

"We are filing the Young People's brief to show that thousands of youth across America not only feel the urgency of climate action, but also understand that the youth climate lawsuit must proceed to secure a livable future."

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”