Category: Global Warming

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Don Fitz: Resource Extraction in Latin America Poses Serious Environmental, Economic and Health Questions

Policies that expand extractivism in progressive Latin American countries bring up a host of contradictions

Talia Rothstein: Harvard Students Expand Blockade Calling for School to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Students at Harvard University have expanded their blockade of key administration offices while calling on the school to divest from fossil fuels

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Michael T. Klare: The Renewable Revolution

Four Reasons Why the Transition From Fossil Fuels to a Green Energy Era Is Gaining Traction

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Brentin Mock: Climate change is the ultimate gentrifier

Continued destabilization of the climate is certain to reciprocate the same kind of unstringing for communities below, leading to deeper racial and economic inequities, and more crime and poverty

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Juan Cole: Spain at 70% Non-Carbon Electricity

Will it be 1st Net Carbon Zero G-20 State?

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Paul Street: Cuba’s Socialist Spirit Level

The makers of the United Nations’ Human Development Index have found that Cuba is the only country on the planet to combine a quality of life consistent with “high human development” with a globally sustainable carbon footprint

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Preeti Kaur: Stop Fracking

Increased risks of cancer, respiratory disease and birth defects

Ragina Johnson: California Is Burning

Why water supplies are drying up in the state that is home to one in eight Americans–and what needs to be done to press for an alternative

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Ted Glick: Reasons to Be Hopeful This Spring

Spring brings with it major mobilizations of people into the streets for mass demonstrations around war and peace, justice, climate or other issues

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Patrick Bond: Will a “climate movement across the movements” produce Seattle-style shutdowns or a Paris cul de sac?

“…we need to give people hope that there is a purpose to the mobilisation”

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