Monday, July 4, 2022

Tag: COP23

Respect existence or expect resistance

“It’s time that we take responsibility for our own lives … that we create a world which gives us the power to act, instead of hoping that other people will solve problems.”

There was progress at the Global Climate Summit. Now urgent action...

To create a climate-safe world doesn't simply require impressive targets for the next two decades – it requires urgent action in the next two years.

Oregon and Washington join 20 countries to phase out coal by...

"Phasing out coal power is good news for the climate, for our health and for our kids."

Trump’s climate COP-out and the movement it has unleashed

The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is a catastrophe, but it has inspired a whirlwind of bottom-up climate activism.

Hundreds of protesters shut out as the Trump admin. gives fossil...

Representatives from fossil fuels companies were invited to speak on a panel alongside White House officials.

‘We are still in’: Sen. Markey & US lawmakers stage anti-Trump...

“We’re here to tell the world that Donald Trump does not represent the majority view in our country, that overwhelmingly people do believe that the planet is dangerously warming and that human activity is causing it and that we have to do something about it.”

People act where US fails on climate

If we are to have a livable future, we must act rapidly.

Jerry Brown lashes out at COP23 climate protesters: “Let’s put you...

Activists interrupted Brown at the U.N. climate conference calling to keep fossil fuels in the ground and pursue more radical solutions.

Ahead of COP23 climate talks: 25,000 march demanding end to ‘era...

"We don't have time to play games of climate denial or greenwashing of dirty energy."

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.