Report Slams Proposals To Prolong Capitalism Using Trees And Green Profit Schemes

By Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle, Global Justice Ecology Project. -

This report examines events and research publicized between 23 June and 4 July 2019 that discuss the mass-use of trees to enable the unsustainable lifestyles of the world’s top 1% in the face of [...]

Militarized Fossil Capitalism Is The Problem; There Are Solutions

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

"The Earth Is Not For Sale." That is the title of David Schwartzman's new book, written with his son Peter. Both are environmental scientists who have worked on climate change issues for a long [...]

As Cost Of Climate Crisis Grows, Climate Movement Escalates

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The warnings of climate chaos are coming so fast they are difficult to keep up with. Storms, heatwaves and climate-related weather disasters are increasing at a rapid pace. The leadership of the [...]

Activist Uses Body To Directly Block Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipeline, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA — Yesterday, pipeline fighter Phillip Flagg locked himself in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, VA. MVP has been clearing and grading this section of [...]

Activists Pay Home Visit To FERC Commissioner

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

On Saturday July 13, climate justice activists from Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) held a protest outside Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioner Cheryl LaFleur’s home in Wellesley [...]

Extinction Rebellion Marches On The Capital

By Kaela Bamberger, Extinction Rebellion DC. -

Washington, DC, July 9 – Around 100 people representing the climate group Extinction Rebellion marched unpermitted for one mile from the Spirit of Justice Park to the east side of the Capitol [...]

Extinction Rebellion’s Massive Summer Uprising

By Catherine Early, The Ecologist. -

Climate activists Extinction Rebellion (XR) is urging supporters to sign up to action in five UK cities over the summer which will be “as large, if not larger” than its April protests in the [...]

There Is No Such Thing As A Green War

By Eleanor Goldfield, ROAR Magazine. -

It is not enough to academically trace a red thread between issues. Recognizing the connections that tie climate chaos to war to imperialism to the growing refugee crisis demand solutions founded [...]

Climate Activists Are The ‘Greatest Threat’ To Oil Industry

By Miyo McGinn, Grist. -

What’s one of the world’s most powerful cartels afraid of? A bunch of meddling kids. Climate activists and their “unscientific” claims are “perhaps the greatest threat to our industry going [...]

Governments & Corporations Being Sued In 28 Countries Over Climate Change

By The London School of Economics and Political Science. -

This policy report provides an overview of current issues in climate change litigation, focusing on selected cases and developments from May 2018 to May 2019. The report draws on the Climate [...]

New Study: We Have To Stop Building CO2-emitting Infrastructure Now

By Lloyd Alter, Treehugger. -

A new study was just released, titled Committed emissions from existing energy infrastructure jeopardize 1.5 °C climate target, that concludes: ...our emission estimates suggest that little or [...]

Report: Corporations And Bolsonaro Teaming Up To Destroy The Amazon

By Joe Catron, Mintpress News. -

As deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches the highest level in a decade, the rainforest’s indigenous peoples and their supporters have called for action against the political and [...]

Popular Movements Are The Invisible Hand Of Social Change

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The political consensus in the United States is changing rapidly. While the corporate media is focused on the Democratic Party presidential debates and Trump's tweets in response, the issues that [...]

Mountain Valley Pipeline Fighter Locks Themself To Excavator In Summers County

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

[Summers County, WV] — At 6 A.M. Wednesday morning, a pipeline fighter locked themself to a piece of equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site, preventing construction. The anonymous protester [...]

The Empty Radicalism Of The Climate Apocalypse

By Ted Nordhaus, Issues.org. -

At a moment when advocates make a range of demands that are simultaneously vague and controversial, from ending capitalism and economic growth to rejecting materialism and consumption to [...]