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.
When it comes to distributing financial support, the federal government should be propping up those who need it most.
Instead of greenwashing the military, let’s close unneeded domestic and overseas bases, end all U.S. wars, and cut weapons manufacturing.
The IPS Climate Policy Program is joining over 70 other organizations to call for increased federal funding for public transit.
The IPS Climate Policy Program and 339 other organizations are calling on Congress to support ordinary people through this crisis, not the fossil fuel industry.
In the face of both COVID-19 and the climate crisis, we urgently need to shift from a culture of war to a culture of care.
We need a collective response to the coronavirus crisis to bring out the best of humanity.
Warehousing people in unsanitary conditions and then deporting them to poor countries is a recipe for contagion.
The fossil-fuel industry’s problems were self-inflicted, and it’s barreling us toward the next crisis.
Any economic stimulus package must include an initiative to retrofit homes and public buildings for low-income communities and communities of color.
From coronavirus testing to treating health impacts of climate change, universal healthcare and publicly owned production of medicine are key to adaptation.