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.
Understanding how the ‘new right’ went global, and how to respond to their transnational assault on democracy, is key to keeping our planet habitable.
The Progressive Response to the New Right
What coal country needs is a just transition from a corporate-controlled extractive economy to a community-driven Green New Deal.
Phyllis Bennis joins Fire Drill Fridays to draw attention to the intricate connection between war, militarism, and the climate emergency.
Young activists are leading global struggles over climate change and civil rights. They deserve to have a say in who runs their government.
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.