US Policy: Global Climate Crisis Not Our Problem. Really?

By Williams Boardman, Reader Supported News -

By withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, the US is effectively saying the global climate crisis is not our problem. This is American exceptionalism run amok. The US acts as if it can [...]

Did Exxon Mislead Investors About Climate-Related Risks? It’s Now Up To A Judge To Decide.

By Nicholas Kusnetz, -

Lawyers for New York State and ExxonMobil wrapped up a landmark climate fraud trial on Thursday, shaping a tangle of testimony and evidence into competing narratives on whether the oil company [...]

The First Step To Averting Climate Catastrophe

By Jodie Evans, -

Here we are, a full three decades after NASA scientist James Hansen raised the specter of a looming climate crisis with Congress, looking at the first generation of severely impacted youth and [...]

Love And Rage In Extinction Rebellion

By Greg Frey, -

It took less than three hours for the police to cut the bike lock from around my neck and drag me away from the only structure left standing on Westminster Bridge - the base of a 16-meter [...]

Intersectional Strategies For Rebellion

By Payal Parekh and Asad Rehman, -

Extinction Rebellion (XR) has achieved an amazing feat. Its multiple and large-scale actions have pushed the climate crisis to the fore and pressured decision makers to take drastic action to [...]

We Must Dismantle The War Machine To Avoid The Climate Catastrophe

By Jodie Evans, The Independent Media Institute  -

There is a clear thread running from the Pentagon budget to weapons corporations to our impoverished communities to migrants fleeing wars and drought to greenhouse gas emissions driving the [...]

Dammed Good Question About The Green New Deal

By Don Fitz, -

Hydroelectric power from dams might be the thorniest question that proponents of the Green New Deal (GND) have to grapple with. Providing more energy than solar and wind combined, dams could well [...]

11,000 Scientists Say That The ‘Climate Emergency’ Is Here

By Miyo McGinn, -

“Scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any great existential threat and to ‘tell it like it is,’” begins the “World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency,” published [...]

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Disrupted

By Staff, -

On Tuesday, October 29 UCLA hosted a conversation between “Pioneers and Visionaries” Jaime Dimon and Eric Schmidt (the former CEO of Google) to celebrate the internet’s 50th anniversary.  We [...]

Trump’s Paris Climate Accord Divorce: Why It Hasn’t Happened Yet And What To Expect

By Marianne Lavelle, -

When nations signed on to the Paris Agreement in 2015, agreeing to cut their greenhouse gas emissions enough to keep rising global temperatures in check, one of the provisions was that no nation [...]

The Flawed Social Science Behind Extinction Rebellion’s Change Strategy

By Nafeez Ahmed, -

We face a planetary emergency. It is, simultaneously, a national emergency — not just for the UK, where I write this from, but for every country in the world. This emergency has been a core [...]

Rex Tillerson Testifies At Climate Fraud Trial Against ExxonMobil

By Nicholas Kusnetz, -

Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson took the witness stand Wednesday in the company's climate fraud trial and gave the clearest defense yet for his former employer. Tillerson denied [...]

15 Canadian Kids Sue Their Government For Failing To Address Climate Change

By Phil McKenna, -

Fifteen children and teenagers from across Canada sued their government on Friday for supporting fossil fuels that drive climate change, which they say is jeopardizing their rights as Canadian [...]

Former Exxon Scientists Tell Congress of Oil Giant’s Climate Research Before Exxon Turned To Denial

By Marienne Lavelle, -

Telling their story before a Congressional committee for the first time, two former ExxonMobil scientists on Wednesday detailed how the oil giant turned its back on the research they did for the [...]

‘Crude Truth’ Protest At National Portrait Gallery BP Awards Exhibition.

By Staff, -

The final day of the BP Portrait Awards exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery was interrupted by protesters from various campaign groups working together to highlight BP’s part in the [...]