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.
The Mineral Rush
Wealthy countries are angling for access to the resources of poorer countries to power a “clean energy” transition. But this transition is about so much more than that.
Create a Congressional Climate Tribunal to Investigate Corporate Deniers
We have the right to know what Exxon officials knew—and when they knew it.
How Russia’s War in Ukraine Threatens the Planet
The war has cost lives and destroyed the Ukrainian economy. But it has also been a major environmental hazard.
PRESS ADVISORY: Global South Delegation on Energy Transition Visits European Capitals 29 May- 2 June, 2023
The delegation will hold public events, meet with policymakers and NGOs, and engage with members of the media in Berlin, Brussels, and London from May 29 to June 2, 2023.
Garbage In, Garbage CEO Windfalls Out
‘Waste management’ won’t help us confront climate change so long as corporate self-interest rules
International Mission to Colombia to Share Ways to Stop Abusive Corporate Claims
12 representatives of organizations from 8 Latin American countries and other parts of the world will visit Colombia to participate in a mission to share their experiences of standing up to corporate greed and stopping abusive transnational claims in the courts.
Biden’s Fossil Fuel Turn Is Bad Politics — and Even Worse Science
President Biden is drawing criticism for breaking campaign promises to end oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters.
Biden’s Carbon Capture Regulation Is Just What the Fossil Fuel Industry Wants
“Carbon capture and sequestration” isn’t proven to work and would exacerbate fossil fuel harms.
High Flyers 2023: How Ultra-Rich Private Jet Travel Costs the Rest of Us and Burns Up Our Planet
New research from the Institute for Policy Studies and Patriotic Millionaires reveals 10 stunning facts about the high-flying private jet industry.
Climate and Militarism Converges at Power Shift 2023
I co-lead a session at Power Shift 2023, during which we strategized how to untangle the links between militarism and the climate crisis.