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.
Policies that aren’t rooted in Indigenous communities can cause many of the same oppressive outcomes as extraction.
From Brazil to India to the United States, extractive industries have aligned themselves with authoritarian governments waging war on minority populations.
People are hitting the streets to protest government inaction, repression, and corruption. Does that mean democracy is in trouble or stronger than ever?
Polluters lost the fight on climate science, so they’re spending money on something else: false solutions.
Millions of young people around the world join global strike to demand climate action ahead of United Nations Climate Summit.
For just over 10 percent of a single year’s military spending, we could build enough green electricity for every household in the country.
Youth are demanding a Green New Deal and a sustainable economy. We can start by drastically reducing military spending and shifting defense funds toward renewable energy.
Oil and gas companies aren’t only polluting our air, water, and soil. They’ve injected themselves into our education system as well.
The United States, the top historic contributor to carbon emissions, has been treating climate refugees from its own pollution as threats. We can do better.
When it comes to nuclear weapons and energy programs, governments have been willing to send their people into harm’s way with impunity.