Why I’m On Climate Strike In Iowa

By Massimo Paciotto Biggers, Smirkingchimp.com -

IOWA CITY — The flash flood alarm signaled again last night. This is the 9th week of my climate strike in Iowa City. That’s nine weeks of not going to school on Friday from 11:50-4:05. I have [...]

Climate Policy Foes Seize On New White House Rule To Challenge Endangerment Finding

By Marianne Lavelle, Insideclimatenews.org -

Seizing a new opportunity they believe has been opened up by the White House, hard-line foes of climate action on Monday once again asked the Trump Administration to reverse the landmark [...]

‘For The Love Of Our Children’: Mothers Rise Up In Global March For Climate Action

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Marking International Mother's Day, thousands of moms took to the streets in London and across the world Sunday to demand transformative action on behalf of Mother Earth and their children, whose [...]

CO2 Levels Hit 415 PPM For First Time In 3 Million+ Years

By Jon Queally, Commondreams.org -

Atmospheric levels of carbon registered 415 parts per million over the weekend at one of the world's key measuring stations, a concentration level researchers say has not existed in more than 3 [...]

Washington Commits To 100% Clean Energy And Other States May Follow Suit

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

In the absence of federal action on climate change, more states are setting ambitious targets to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Washington became the latest on Tuesday when Gov. Jay Inslee [...]

An Open Letter To The Environmental Community

By Staff, Nader.org -

In 2003, political strategist Frank Luntz wrote a confidential Republican Party memo on what he called “the environmental communications battle.” In that memo, Luntz advised Republicans to change [...]

How Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly Helped Climate Action

By Frances Foley, Resilience.org -

In July 2016, the new government – led by Fine Gael, backed by independents – put forward a bill to establish a national-level Citizens’ Assembly to look at the biggest issues of the day. These [...]

Names And Locations Of The Top 100 People Killing The Planet

By Staff, Decolonialatlas.wordpress.com -

Just 100 companies are responsible for more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988. The guys who run those companies – and they are mostly guys – have gotten rich on the [...]

Why Now Is The Time To Connect The Pipeline Fights

By George Lakey and Judy Wicks, Wagingnonviolence.org -

A remarkable chance exists right now to accelerate the climate justice movement. President Trump is moving to speed up pipeline construction just as the public is waking up to the need to keep [...]

For The Love Of Winning: An Open Letter To Extinction Rebellion

By John Jordan, Roarmag.org -

You just made history, there is no doubt about it. On May 1, the UK Parliament declared a climate emergency. You just nudged the world into the right direction with your disobedient bodies and [...]

Extinction Rebellion Has Changed The Conversation, Time For Activists To Recognize That

By Leila Deen, Opendemocracy.net -

There’s a new favourite topic of conversation in the UK community of activists who once self-defined as ‘the climate movement’: It’s new-to-the-scene Extinction Rebellion (XR), and what it’s [...]

Last Weekend, I Was Part Of ‘The Largest Act Of Civil Disobedience In British History’

By Darragh Murphy, Irishtimes.com -

At 6am on Good Friday morning I went to sleep in the crypt of St John’s Church in Waterloo with the rest of the night shift of Extinction Rebellion as the sun began to rise. Extinction Rebellion [...]

Toward Climate-Catalyzed Social Transformation?

By Diana Stuart, and Ryan Gunderson, ROAR -

In past weeks, Extinction Rebellion has continued to make news headlines with acts of protest in London, Boston, New York and other cities across the globe. In London, thousands of activists [...]

6,000 Amazon Employees, Including A VP And Directors, Are Now Calling On Jeff Bezos To Stop Automating Oil Extraction

By Brian Merchant, Gizmodo.com -

On Monday, a group of Amazon employees began circulating an open letter that calls on CEO Jeff Bezos and the board of directors to adopt a companywide plan to address climate change. By [...]

Librarian Rushes To Archive Alberta’s Climate Change Data Before Change In Government

By Sarah Lawrynuik, Thenarwhal.ca -

University of Alberta librarian Katie Cuyler says industry experts and academics have requested she begin ‘guerrilla archiving’ critical information they fear could disappear under a new United [...]