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.
We all think that climate change is somebody else’s problem. We have to be persuaded otherwise.
Nebraska still gets 51% of its electricity from coal. But there’s good news: Nebraska has exceptional potential for wind energy.
Europe is ahead of much of the world in combining decarbonization with an equitable shift to clean energy. And it’s still not enough.
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Groundbreaking New Institute for Policy Studies Report Analyzes How a Just Transition to Wind Energy Could Power Nebraska
The world must agree to trade rules that encourage a fair and democratic transition away from fossil fuels and toward a Global Green New Deal.
If economic growth ushered in this era of climate change, how can economic growth also be part of the solution?
Allowing oil, mining, and gas companies to continue to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached in the COP26 in Glasgow.
Movements are using this once-in-a-lifetime political moment to mobilize communities against climate change and corporate greed.
The Build Back Better program isn’t just inadequate on climate—it may be a disaster. Here’s what movements are demanding next.