Category: Global Warming

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Jeremy Brecher: Jobs, Justice, & Clean-Energy

The Clean Energy Future will provide many new jobs for each that is lost. There will, however, be fewer jobs in coal, oil, and gas extraction and burning and in nuclear energy.

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Juan Cole: The Last Time…

The last time summer was this hot humans hadn’t left Africa…

Pete Dolack: Global warming will accelerate as oceans reach limits of remediation

If we are to be serious about reversing global warming, we have to create an economic system based on human need that is stable as a steady-state system and under democratic control, rather than our present authoritarian system

Stan Cox: If There’s a World War II-Style Climate Mobilization, It has to Go All the Way—and Then Some

Our national acclimatization to ecological reality can succeed only with sweeping grassroots support and participation

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Noam Chomsky: Global Warming and the Future of Humanity

The world needs to adopt alternative energy systems as quickly as possible. And finally, it is crucial to explore technologies to assist us in reversing climate change — as time is running out

Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Native American pipeline resistance in North Dakota is about climate justice

The protection of sacred sites and worries over contaminated water supplies are simultaneously concerns about climate justice and its relation to U.S. colonialism

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Michael T. Klare: Will Trumpism, Brexit, and Geopolitical Exceptionalism Sink the Planet?

The Mounting Threat to Climate Progress

Jeremy Corbyn: My plan for Britain’s green industrial revolution

We will restore business confidence through coherent, consistent policy that champions the innovators and puts Britain, our cities, our devolved governments and communities at the forefront of this new industrial revolution

Winona La Duke: It’s Time to Move On from Fossil Fuels

While Democracy Now! was covering the Standing Rock standoff earlier this month, we spoke to Winona LaDuke, longtime Native American activist and executive director of the group Honor the Earth. She lives and works on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota. She spent years successfully fighting the Sandpiper pipeline, a pipeline similar to Dakota Read more…

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Juan Cole: Top 5 Ways Green Energy is already Helping American Workers

As we celebrate American workers (I prefer to honor workers today rather than the abstract “labor”), let’s remember where their future lies. And that is, in part, in the renewable energy sector. “Solar Energy in the United States: A Decade of Record Growth” The rapid growth of wind, solar and other renewables in the United Read more…

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