Category: Resources

John Feffer: Protests at the Pump

Even small increases in the price of gas can generate protests, like in Kazakhstan. But actually, we’re not paying anywhere near enough for gas

Alec Connon: We Need the Fossil Free Finance Act Now to Combat Wall Street’s Greenwashing

One study calculated that 71 percent of all of history’s greenhouse gas emissions come from just 100 fossil fuel companies

Juan Cole: How New Mexico just became the Saudi Arabia of Wind

Central New Mexico has the potential to be a wind powerhouse

Peter Montague: The Future of Fossil Fuels Hinges on Two Huge Midwestern Pipeline Fights

CCS is the fossil-fuel industry’s last-gasp attempt to prevent the U.S. and the world from abandoning fossil energy in favor of cheaper, cleaner solar power

Stan Cox: To Keep Fossil Carbon Out of the Air, Just Stop Pulling It Out of the Earth

Ending the extraction of fossil fuels from the Earth while achieving material sufficiency, equity, and justice would move us a long way toward the more livable future

Don Fitz: Challenge Capitalist Use of Agriculture as a Weapon of Domination

It is time to take action against corporate methods of agriculture which poison the food our families eat

Patrick Parenteau: FEMA Ignores Puerto Rico’s Chance to Build a Clean Energy Grid

FEMA plans to spend $9.4 billion on fossil fuel infrastructure instead

Siddharth Joshi: Solar panels on half the world’s roofs could meet its entire electricity demand

Rooftop solar has huge potential to alleviate energy poverty and put clean, pollution-free power back in the hands of consumers worldwide

Dan Bacher: Governor Asks Urban Users to Reduce Water Use As Nut Growers Suck Up Water

“These industrial nut farms—more than 2 million acres of them—are getting enough water during the drought to produce a near-record crop, mostly for export.” 

Mojtaba Sadegh, Ali Mirchi, Amir AghaKouchak, & Amir AghaKoucha: Avoiding water bankruptcy in the drought-troubled Southwest

What the US and Iran can learn from each other

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