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.
Reproductive Rights Must Include Environmental Justice
Many of the people most impacted by abortion bans are also most impacted by pollution.
Will 2022 Mark the Turning Point in the Climate Crisis?
Carbon emissions continue to rise, but this year the international community might finally be getting serious about climate change.
The Green New Deal Goes Local
The Biden administration will be spending hundreds of billions of dollars on addressing the climate crisis. But what does that mean for communities around the United States?
How Mining Companies Profited off the Pandemic
The pandemic provided opportunities for more exploitation, but communities kept rising up despite greater adversity.
The Troubling Message of Biden’s Trip to Saudi Arabia
The fossil fuel industry’s global links to political violence and repression couldn’t be clearer. Unfortunately, the U.S. is enabling it.
First the Heatwaves, Now the Flooding. Look to South Asia For a Reminder of Why Climate Action is So Urgent.
The extreme weather events afflicting the subcontinent, made more likely by climate change, show the need to wind down oil, gas and coal use as soon as possible, argue Basav Sen and Tejal Mankad from the People vs. Fossil Fuels coalition.
Does the Amazon Now Have a Shot at Survival?
Colombia has new leaders who see the direct link between plutocracy and the plunder of our most valuable ecosystem.
The Climate Case for Taxing Wealth
Vast fortunes rely on destroying our planet. Taxing those fortunes to fund climate action could give us a shot at survival.
Few public scholars in history have done more either “inside” or “outside” than our nuclear policy expert, Robert “Bob” Alvarez. Read some of his memoirs about his work.
The Struggle for What’s Essential
Global mining companies have used the pandemic to push unwanted projects on vulnerable communities, who are fighting back — and sometimes winning.