Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: climate justice

Seeing the future

“We need to be whipped into action. Your mobilization has been powerful, and rest assured, we are listening.”

What role should social justice play in climate science?

The Sámi people of Northern Sweden oppose geoengineering as a solution to climate change because they say it follows the same logic that produced the climate crisis in the first place.

Climate paralysis? Try multisolving

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

US cities are suffocating in the heat. Now they want retribution

In a recent lawsuit, the city argues that fossil fuel companies should be held responsible for such costs because they knowingly contributed to the climate crisis.

Arrested in rocking chairs, grandparents protest Chase and pressure Biden on...

Tired from trekking 170 miles from Biden’s birthplace to his hometown, a dozen of us grandparents decided to take a stand for climate justice by sitting down.

‘Not in 2030 or 2050…now!’: Climate strikers worldwide demand urgent action

"We strike because climate justice isn't a myth, but a reality we intend to build."

‘A big deal’: Bill McKibben on Rutgers fossil fuel divestment &...

Author, environmentalist and 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben says the Rutgers divestment decision is “a big deal,” especially as it happened at one of the oldest universities in the United States.

Campaigners claim ‘historic win’ as France found guilty of climate inaction

Today the Paris administrative court concluded France has failed to do enough to meet its own commitments on the climate crisis and is legally responsible for the ensuing ecological damage.

Midnight rush: 6 ways Trump trashed the environment during the holidays

Trump’s team continued its unprecedented onslaught on environmental regulations, with nearly a dozen new rollbacks or threats to public health, wildlife, clean air, public lands and the climate.

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.

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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.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."