This Is Not The Sixth Extinction. It’s The First Extermination Event.

By Justin McBrien, Truthout.org -

From the “insect apocalypse” to the “biological annihilation” of 60 percent of all wild animals in the past 50 years, life is careening across every planetary boundary that might stop it from [...]

Stand With Student Climate Strikers

By Shut Down DC -

In the coming days, thousands of young people across our region are going to be taking the streets to demand bold action to confront the climate crisis. On Friday, September 20, young people are [...]

Over 800 Climate Strikes Planned In U.S. On September 20th; Global Climate Strikes To Take Place In 132 Countries

By Staff, 350.org -

During Climate Week, escalated actions will happen throughout New York City and across the US during the week of September 23-29. Communities are joining youth-led climate strikes, as well as [...]

Climate Science Deniers Planning European Misinformation Campaign, Leaked Documents Reveal

By Richard Collett-White, Desmog.co.uk -

A coalition of climate science denial groups is gearing up for a European media blitz later this month, in an apparent bid to derail efforts to set an EU-wide “net zero” emissions target, [...]

Record 7 Million People Displaced By Extreme Weather Events In First Half Of 2019

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch.com -

In another sign of the climate crisis, a record seven million people were displaced from their homes by extreme weather events during the first half of 2019, The New York Times reported Thursday. [...]

How Big Oil Blocked The Nation’s Greenest Governor On Climate Change

By Marianne Lavelle, Insideclimatenews.org -

It was Valentine's Day 2018, and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was about to be jilted. Few outside Inslee's circle of advisers knew that one of the nation's most ardent advocates of climate action [...]

Washington Court Upholds Climate Necessity Defense

By Katherine Gorell, Cldc.org -

Today climate activists in the U.S. celebrate a crucial victory. Yesterday the Washington Supreme Court denied the State’s petition for review in environmental activist Ken Ward’s case and set a [...]

Nearly 1,000 Amazon Workers Will Walk Out And Join Global Climate Strike

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

"As a leader, we need to reach zero first and not be a company who slides in at the last possible deadline,” Nearly 1,000 Amazon employees have pledged to join the massive upcoming Global Climate [...]

BlackRock: Divest From Amazon Destruction

By Corporate Accountability -

BlackRock, the world's largest investment firm, has more money invested in the fossil fuel and agribusiness industries – the biggest drivers of climate change – than any other company in the [...]

Benefits Of Investing In Climate Adaptation Far Outweigh Costs, Commission Says

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

Images of devastating storm damage and droughts around the world this year have been drawing attention to the risks of global warming, particularly to the world's poorest people. Cutting [...]

People’s Mobilization Unites For People And Planet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The People's Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet is two weeks away. The "People's Mobe" will be held from September 20 to 23 in New York City during the United Nations [...]

Renewable Energy’s Booming, But Still Falling Far Short Of Climate Goals

By Kristoffer Tigue, Insideclimatenews.org -

Renewable energy capacity quadrupled worldwide over the past 10 years, with an estimated $2.6 trillion invested in its growth, a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme shows. [...]

Major Media Fail To Connect Hurricane Dorian To Climate Change

By Staff, Citizen.org -

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Although Hurricane Dorian exemplifies what climate scientists have warned about, major U.S. media outlets are failing to connect the climate crisis to the strongest Atlantic [...]

The Rise Of A New Climate Activism

By Sophie Yeo, Theecologist.org -

I saw Greta Thunberg for the first time in Poland at the end of last year. It was during the early days of the Katowice UNclimate negotiations. She was sitting in a makeshift TV studio, having [...]

Anti-War Climate Justice, Arizona’s All-Seeing Eye & Kids As Pre-Existing Conditions

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Indigenous lands become a testing ground for Israeli-US mass surveillance – and once again indigenous wisdom throws common sense at the blundering idiocy of empire. Plus, kids as pre-existing [...]