Harvard Law School Students Disrupt Recruitment Event, Calling On Major Law Firm To #DropExxon

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

Over 100 students from Harvard Law School staged a public protest against a recruitment dinner hosted by law firm Paul Weiss on Wednesday night, calling for the company to cut ties with fossil [...]

The Lie Of JetBlue Going Carbon Neutral

By Anne Petermann, Globaljusticeecology.org -

The Washington Post recently published an article that “Jet Blue plans to go completely carbon neutral on all U.S. Flights.” While this sounds like a delightful and guilt-free way to keep on [...]

How Generation Z Is Leading The Climate Movement

By Nick Engelfried, Wagingnonviolence.org -

For the first decade and a half of her life, Jamie Margolin was like any other U.S. teen living in the suburbs. She went to school, made friends and got involved in sports. Yet all the while, [...]

‘Saving Life On Earth’ For Just $100 Billion: New Roadmap Shows How US Can Address Global Extinction Crisis

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

As the United Nations unveiled Monday a draft proposal to address threats to biodiversity, a new report outlined a strategy for U.S.-focused "visionary action to save life on Earth." [...]

Revealed: US Listed Climate Activist Group As ‘Extremists’ Alongside Mass Killers

By Adam Federman, Theguardian.com -

DHS listed activists engaged in non-violent civil disobedience targeting oil industry alongside white supremacists in documents. A group of US environmental activists engaged in non-violent civil [...]

Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dept. Working Closely With Oil Industry To Oppose Climate Lawsuits

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

In early 2018, a few months after the cities of Oakland and San Francisco sued several major oil companies over climate change, attorneys with the U.S. Department of Justice began a series of [...]

Climate Movement Takes Aim At Wall Street, Because ‘Money Is Only Language Fossil Fuel Industry Speaks’

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

Organized by a coalition of climate, youth, and Indigenous groups, Stop the Money Pipeline will officially launch Friday at the final event in a weekly civil disobedience series that actor and [...]

The 2020s Has To Be The Decade We Stop Climate Change—Not Start Another War

By Sarah Lazare, Inthesetimes.com -

The harms perpetrated by U.S. militarism must be measured not only by its direct violence, but by its foreclosure on other possible futures. This is the decade we have to stop climate change. But [...]

25 People Occupy Chase Bank Branch In D.C. As Climate Activists Launch A Major New Campaign Targeting The Financial Industry

By Staff, Sierraclub.org -

WASHINGTON - Over twenty people occupied a Chase Bank branch in Washington, D.C. today to kick off Stop the Money Pipeline, a major new activist effort going after the financial industry’s [...]

Amazon Threatens To Fire Employees Who Speak Out On Climate Crisis

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch.com -

Amazon employees who speak out about the climate crisis say they have been threatened with firing. Amazon Employees for Climate Justice (AECJ) said Thursday that the company's legal and HR teams [...]

Germany’s Green Energy Quest Stalls

By Kieran Cooke, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

LONDON, 8 January, 2020 – The city of Munich – one of Europe’s wealthiest urban conurbations – has expansive plans to tackle the fast-growing problems associated with climate change: its policies [...]

Why I Am Optimistic Going Into 2020

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

“They say the darkest hour is right before the dawn.” – Bob Dylan, “Blood on the Tracks,” 1975. Beyond the media smog, the 24/7 fixation on the Trump cesspool and the endless distractions of the [...]

Ruling Class Bereft Of Answers While Catastrophic Fires Escalate Across Australia

By James Cogan, Wsws.org -

Catastrophic fire conditions exist today throughout much of Australia, from the southwest of Western Australia, across South Australia, to Victoria, the island state of Tasmania, and New South [...]

Fossil Fuel Industry Shifts from Climate Denial to ‘Youthwashing’

By Steve Horn and Taylor Hebden, The Real News -

Elaine Brown of the publication The Intercept. In her recent article titled How the Fossil Fuel Industry is Attempting to Buy the Global Youth Climate Movement, Brown reported that Student Energy [...]

The Climate Decade: A Global Crisis Unveiled, A Global Movement Unleashed

By Erika Spanger-Siegfried, Blog.ucsusa.org -

Some decades, like the 1860s for the Civil War and the 1960s for the Civil Rights Movement, are seismic and stand out in history for generations. The 2010s weren’t like that (though politically [...]