Hot Again: 2020 Sets Yet Another Global Temperature Record

By Seth Borenstein, AP News. -

Earth’s rising fever hit or neared record hot temperature levels in 2020, global weather groups reported Thursday. While NASA and a couple of other measurement groups said 2020 passed or [...]

Will Biden Become The Climate President?

By Mark Dunlea, GELFNY.org. -

A number of large coalitions (e.g., ClimatePresident.org) have outlined a comprehensive list of Executive Actions the President can take without the need for Congressional approval. It includes [...]

New Mexican Economists Warn: Change Course Now

By Jerry Redfern, Capital and Main. -

Later this month, New Mexico lawmakers will have another chance to fix an economic problem that has plagued the state for decades. “For at least 40 years people in the state government and the [...]

A Global Green New Deal Is The Only Way To Avert Disaster

By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout. -

Global warming is the biggest challenge facing humanity today. Yet, climate change has yet to become our number one priority even though, as the World Meteorological Organization warned back in [...]

Groundbreaking Climate Crisis Court Case

By Carter Dillard, Independent Media Institute. -

In 2019 a study linked climate change and hotter weather to early childbirth in the United States. "That's enough to take somebody from what's considered to be a pretty healthy pregnancy into a [...]

We Are Living In An Emergency That Requires Urgent Action

By Vijay Prashad and Noam Chomsky, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Large parts of the world – outside of China and a few other countries – face a runaway virus, which has not been stopped because of criminal incompetence by governments. That these governments in [...]

How Activists Shut Down Key Pipeline Projects In New York

By Greta Moran, Grist. -

If all had gone according to plan, the Constitution pipeline would be carrying fracked gas 124 miles from the shale gas fields of Pennsylvania through streams, wetlands, and backyards across the [...]

Minnesota Is Changing The Way It Teaches Social Studies

By Josh Verges, TwinCities.com. -

Minnesota’s K-12 social studies standards are undergoing extensive revisions in search of a more inclusive approach that teaches about people previously left out of the discussion. A diverse [...]

Climate Activists Mount Utility Strike

By Barbara Peterson, Waging Nonviolence. -

Santa is not the only one giving out coal this year. Climate activists like Johnny Sanchez and Sonja Birthisel in Portland, Maine, recently sent their utility company an envelope of coal instead [...]

‘We Demand Tomorrow’: Marxist Documentary On The Climate Crisis

By David Schwartzman, Popular Resistance. -

Kudos to Patreon for this brilliant production, well worth seeing, with its deep analysis of capitalism though I have some reservations to be noted below.  I particularly applaud the presentation [...]

COVID-19, The Climate Crisis, And Mutual Aid

By Tina Gerhardt, The Progressive. -

After COVID-19 struck in spring 2020, the absence of a concerted federal response prompted people across the country to begin self-organizing everything from food distribution to sewing squads to [...]

There Is No Vaccine For Climate Catastrophe

By Nicholas Loubere, ROAR Magazine. -

The destruction wrought by COVID-19 represents an unprecedented crisis in recent history, yet it somehow feels eerily familiar. This is because the pandemic has mirrored many of the dynamics of [...]

Bezos’ Earth Fund Is An Unnatural Disaster

By Climate Justice Alliance. -

Now is the time for undeniably powerful grassroots leadership. If we’ve learned anything this year from the brilliant, brave, bold, and beautiful Black, Brown, Indigenous and other frontline [...]

In An Insane World, Revolution Is The Moderate Position

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

It should not be considered radical or extremist to oppose mass murder for profit and power. It should not be considered radical or extremist to oppose the globe-spanning power alliance that [...]

Young Climate Leaders Conclude Mock COP26

By Olivia Rosane, Nation of Change. -

The youth-led Mock COP26 virtual conference concluded Tuesday with a treaty they hope world leaders will sign ahead of the official COP26 in November 2021. Mock COP26 participants presented [...]