Science Says Burning Trees Is A False Climate Solution

By Stop GE Trees. -

Hundreds of scientists are urging lawmakers to oppose legislation that would encourage wood burning or logging as potential climate solutions. The science doesn’t support it, they say. Last [...]

What Future Do We Want?

By Mathis Wackernagel, Footprint Network. -

The radical slowdown of the global economy, due to humanity’s efforts to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, has reduced carbon emissions and resource demand significantly over the last [...]

For The Global South, Coronavirus Is Only The Beginning

ByJennifer Johnson, Tribune. -

For the countries of the Global South, Covid-19 will be followed by an economic crisis and the fallout from climate change – if deeper global inequality is to be avoided, they'll need solidarity. [...]

Tired Of ‘Writing Obituaries For Coral Reefs,’ Surfing Scientists Find Ways To Save Them

By Raul Quintana, Conservation. -

Grim reports and unsettling headlines paint a bleak future for Earth’s coral reefs, which are projected to be wiped out by the end of the century due to climate change and pollution.  But [...]

Faith Groups In 14 Countries Divest From Fossil Fuels

By Brian Roewe, Earthbeat. -

More than 40 faith institutions committed to divest their finances from fossil fuels while at the same time calling for the post-pandemic economic recovery to shift the world toward a low-carbon [...]

Extinction Rebellion Urges Government To Remember Children During COVID-19 Recovery

By Extinction Rebellion UK. -

In the early hours of this morning, Extinction Rebellion has covered London’s Trafalgar Square with nearly 2000 pairs of children’s shoes, with people holding a banner that reads ‘Covid today > [...]

Alternatives To Killing People For The Economy

Rather than sacrificing people for the economy, we need to rethink what we mean by “the economy.” No one needs to be killed for us to have a healthy economy. We live in a world where there is [...]

The Green New Deal Is The Key To Ending Forever Wars

By Lindsay Koshgarian, Truthout. -

The fossil fuel industry is a current casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, with oil prices briefly dipping below zero at the end of April. With the oil industry on the ropes, progressives see a [...]

Longtime Amazon VP Explains Why He Quit Over Treatment Of Amazon Whistleblowers

May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five years and five months of rewarding fun. I quit in dismay at Amazon firing whistleblowers who were [...]

Climate Crisis, Taxes, And War

By National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee. -

U.S. military officials have stated on numerous occasions that they support renewable energy initiatives and that climate emergency threatens U.S. security. So they’re working hard to convince us [...]

Movie Review: Planet Of The Humans’ – Transition To Solar And Wind

By Richard Heinberg, Post Carbon Institute. -

A few days ago, Emily Atkin posted a reaction to Michael Moore’s latest film, Planet of the Humans (directed and narrated by Jeff Gibbs), in which she began by admitting that she hadn’t seen the [...]

Film Review: ‘Planet Of Humans’ Misplaces The Blame On Population Growth

By David Schwartzman, Popular Resistance. -

This is a very effective but flawed film, which already has been seen on YouTube by 2.5 million when I saw it on April 26. To sum up my review, it combines a very welcome biting critique of [...]

A Movement Builds To Support Wildlife In Human Spaces

By April M. Short, Portside. -

The world’s wildlife is in danger of dying off, and inevitably taking humanity out with it. Humans have destroyed enormous portions of the planet’s natural spaces, and caused a climate disaster [...]

The World Is On Lockdown – Where Are The Carbon Emissions Coming From?

By Shannon Osaka, Grist.org. -

Pedestrians have taken over city streets, people have almost entirely stopped flying, skies are blue (even in Los Angeles!) for the first time in decades, and global CO2 emissions are on-track to [...]