Farmers In Midwest Face Decades Of Recovery As Flooding Strips Away Crucial Soil

By Brian Kahn, Earther -

The Midwest floods continue to be a slow-moving disaster. Towns, farms, and infrastructure are still underwater in Nebraska, and water will take months to work through the vast network of rivers, [...]

Stopping Wars Is Essential For Stopping Climate Change

By Elaine Graham-Leigh, Counterfire. -

War is not often mentioned in mainstream discussions about the causes of climate change. The 1992 Kyoto Protocol indeed explicitly excluded greenhouse gas emissions from military action from its [...]

Can The World Unite For The Climate Crisis?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

A team of researchers at Tufts University recently analyzed over five million scenarios predicting the future of the climate to answer the question of whether or not we can stay within the 2° C [...]

The Future Of Climate Authoritarianism Is Now

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig -

Climate change is already transforming our politics in ways we never imagined and might not yet grasp. Consider far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s recent meeting with Donald Trump at [...]

Climate Change: Two Feminists White Neolberal vs. Brave Freedom Fighter

By Andrew Stewart, Washington Babylon   -

Two women on climate change. One of them embodies white neoliberal feminism, the other is an extremely brave freedom fighter. How they respond to expanding fossil fuel infrastructure is a [...]

Landmark Climate Victory: Federal Court Rejects Sale Of Public Lands For Fracking

By Staff, Westernlaw.org -

In a landmark victory for climate, health, and public lands, a federal judge late yesterday rejected the sale of public lands for fracking and ordered a halt to drilling on more than 300,000 [...]

Extinction Rebellion Paint George Square Blue

By Jody Harrison, Heraldscotland.com -

ENVIRONMENTAL activists have stepped up their campaign to draw attention to the dangers of climate change by marching blue paint footsteps across Glasgow's famous George Square. Campaigners [...]

Why Students Of Color Are Stepping Up To Lead Climate Strikes

By Leanna First-Arai, Yesmagazine.org -

The youth-led movement builds on the momentum of the increasingly Black and Brown leadership behind the Green New Deal. Kawika Ke Koa Pegram has lived his entire life in island communities and is [...]

Global Climate Strike In Pictures: Millions Of Students Walk Out To Demand Planetary Transformation

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"We are facing the greatest existential crisis humanity has ever faced. And yet it has been ignored. You who have ignored it know who you are.” All over the planet on Friday, millions of children [...]

Parenting the Climate-Change Generation

By Frida Berrigan, Tomdispatch.com -

Young people across the world are striking to draw attention to the ravages of climate change. They are demanding -- with their bodies and their voices -- that the catastrophe each of them will [...]

As Hundreds Of Thousands Of Students Prepare For Global #ClimateStrike On March 15, Here’s How To Get Involved

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

"We are striking because our world leaders have yet to acknowledge, prioritize, or properly address our climate crisis." In 92 countries and counting, hundreds of thousands of students are [...]

SHOCK, HORROR: Poll Finds Strong Majority Support For Declaring A Climate Emergency

By David Spratt, Resilience.org -

In five countries —  Australia, the USA, Canada, the UK and Switzerland  — an impressive 382 local government authorities covering more than 33 million people have recognised or declared a [...]

Rethink Activism In The Face Of Catastrophic Biological Collapse

By Dahr Jamail and Barbara Cecil, Truthout.org -

This is a hard piece to write, partly because we, too, are baffled. Environmental collapse, coupled with living in the sixth mass extinction, are new territory. We are still in the process of [...]

The Keys To The Sunrise Movement’s Momentum? A Bold Idea, A Visionary Narrative, And Organising Best Practices

By Climate Advocacy Lab, Mobilisationlab.org -

Over the last year and a half, the Sunrise Movement and its allies have promoted an energy infrastructure plan known as the Green New Deal so effectively in the US that the policy now features on [...]

Climate Politics After The Yellow Vests

By Colin Kinniburgh, Dissentmagazine.org -

I first passed the protest camp on Christmas Eve, as the sun was setting and most of the country was preparing to sit down for the holiday dinner. So were twenty-odd local gilets jaunes. This [...]