Category: Climate Change

Katharine Gammon: Critical Measures of Global Heating Reach Tipping Point, Study Finds

“Policies to alleviate the climate crisis or any of the other threatened planetary boundary transgressions should not be focused on symptom relief but on addressing their root cause: the overexploitation of the Earth,”

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Noam Chomsky: We Need Genuine International Cooperation to Tackle the Climate Crisis

It’s conceivable that seeing what’s happening before their eyes might induce even the GOP and its Fox News echo chamber to indulge in a glimpse of reality

Scott Denning: Extreme heat waves in a warming world don’t just break records – they shatter them

How communities develop infrastructure, social and economic systems, planning and preparedness can make them more resilient – or more vulnerable – to extreme events

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Kate Aronoff: The Left Is the Only Reason We’re Talking About Climate Change at All

It’s become fashionable to suggest climate activists are too hard on Joe Biden. Being hard on Joe Biden is what got climate spending into the infrastructure package

Winona La Duke: Militarized Crackdown on Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Protests

Nearly 600 water protectors have been arrested during ongoing protests in Minnesota against the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline at the Shell River

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Kate Aronoff: A New Global Group of 21 Lawmakers Will Pressure Countries on Climate Change

The Global Alliance for a Green New Deal wants sharper emissions cuts, better climate finance from rich countries, ecological justice, and more

John Scales Avery: Climate: We Are Not Doing Enough

Despite the reduced emissions resulting from the COVID-19 lockdown, the Keeling Curve continues to rise steadily, and the carbon dioxide content of the earth’s atmosphere continues to rise steadily

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Ted Glick: Sabotage?

“How to Blow Up a Pipeline” is a book calling for greater seriousness in action by those of us who get it on how urgent the climate emergency is

Sharon Zhang: Bezos’s Space Stunt Got Almost as Much TV Time as Climate Crisis

Climate advocates have expressed frustration for years that broadcast news as a whole largely ignores the climate crisis

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Juan Cole: Under Pressure from Biden, Japan pledges to double target for Renewables in energy mix by 2030

To the extent that Biden is exerting this pressure on US allies, he is playing a pivotal role in our global turn to renewables

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