In order to avert a climate catastrophe, we must transition away from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy. On both a domestic and a global level, climate change hurts poor people and communities of color first and worst, so we seek solutions that center economic and racial justice as critical components of addressing climate change.
First the Heatwaves, Now the Flooding. Look to South Asia For a Reminder of Why Climate Action is So Urgent.
The extreme weather events afflicting the subcontinent, made more likely by climate change, show the need to wind down oil, gas and coal use as soon as possible, argue Basav Sen and Tejal Mankad from the People vs. Fossil Fuels coalition.
Colombia has new leaders who see the direct link between plutocracy and the plunder of our most valuable ecosystem.
Vast fortunes rely on destroying our planet. Taxing those fortunes to fund climate action could give us a shot at survival.
Few public scholars in history have done more either “inside” or “outside” than our nuclear policy expert, Robert “Bob” Alvarez. Read some of his memoirs about his work.
Global mining companies have used the pandemic to push unwanted projects on vulnerable communities, who are fighting back — and sometimes winning.
Dealing with stalemates between Russia and Ukraine, environmentalists and climate change, and COVID and humanity.
Indians know they can’t rely on elites to save them from catastrophe. That’s exactly what could make a climate movement there so powerful.
Build Back Better is on the ropes. But other parts of a just transition are moving forward.
The Biden administration claims to “believe the science” on climate, but its actions need to catch up with its words.
This year, the United States will spend twice as much every day on the military than it does on international climate aid all year.