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.
Biden Should Reject the Infrastructure Plan Written by Exxon and Invest in Saving the Climate Instead
As disaster after disaster unfolds, any plan that doesn’t tackle the climate crisis with urgency isn’t worth taking seriously.
Bipartisan belligerence and spiraling Pentagon budgets threaten to undermine global climate action just when we need it most.
Pakistan is the latest country to reject the system that allows private investors to sue governments in international tribunals. But Ecuador is back-tracking and the lawsuits continue to proliferate.
In the face of extractive industries’ enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.
Pan American Silver paves the way for ecologically and socially destructive mines, and lets communities deal with the fallout.
As more communities rise up to resist the well-known danger of fossil fuel extraction, the industry has been radicalizing against democracy.
We should stop subsidizing sprawl and spend those savings on our resource-starved mass transit systems.
Addressing inequality remains a top priority for youth climate advocates.
Corporate industrial livestock operations pose serious health threats to nearby residents, who are often low-income people of color.
Solar energy, in particular, shows potential to create inclusive, well-paying union jobs that working Americans need.