Kate Aronoff is a Brooklyn-based journalist covering climate and U.S. politics, and a contributing writer at The Intercept. Follow her on Twitter @katearonoff.
Crowd Reactions at the Democratic Convention Point To a Coming Party Realignment
As Democrats scramble to unify a divergent party under one roof, there’s a new kind of unity on the horizon.
At the DNC, Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Shack Up With the Fourth Estate
Corporations, politicians and the media get cozy in Philadelphia—and face pushback.
Bernie-or-Bust Is Real and Probably Not Going Away Anytime Soon
The DNC is shaking up to be a wild experiment in democracy.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Is Done at the DNC. But She’s Not the Only Obstacle To Party Unity.
Divisions within the Democratic Party take center stage at this week's convention.
Superdelegate Showdown: Round One Goes to the Democratic National Committee
Democratic Party activists lost at the Rules Committee meeting, but garnered enough support to take their fight to abolish superdelegates to the floor of the convention.
Activists Push the Democrats for Real Solutions on Climate Change
The Democrats' climate platform beats the Republicans', but it doesn't go far enough.
Will Pokémon Go Help Activism Evolve?
Some activist groups are using the new app to organize, while others are more skeptical.
Making Green Jobs Good Jobs
Unions organize the clean energy sector.
Why We Must Make Green Energy a Public Good
A 'Green Tea' coalition of conservatives and environmentalists are offering market-based alternatives to fossil fuels—but creating an equitable climate future will require public-sector solutions
With 19 Arrests and More Planned, Students Just Upped the Ante for Fossil Fuel Divestment
The new round of demands for divestment have taken place at nine universities, and more are coming.
How Bernie Sanders Can Harness the Kind of Momentum Transforming British Politics
British activists could offer lessons for Americans who are feeling the Bern about how to transition from a political campaign to a long-term, mass movement.
We Found the Coolest Populist in America, and He’s Running for U.S. Senate
John Fetterman, mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, wants to fight for "legacy communities" and the soul of the Democratic Party
Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, and the Dangers of ‘Eco-Nationalism’
France's ascendant far-right claims to care about climate change. Activists in Paris explain why that's a problem--for France and the rest of us.
How Wall Street Is Cashing In on Climate Catastrophe
Come hell or high water, the finance industry will make a killing
The Climate-Change Movement Is Winning the Argument—Now It Must Force the Government To Act
How can we turn up the heat on Washington.
The Death of Climate Denialism
Soon the Right will have to abandon its head-in-the-sand strategy—but its next tactic may be more dangerous.
Harvard Feels the Heat on Fossil-Fuel Divestment
It's not Al Gore's movement anymore. Student activists are bringing a new militancy to the fight against climate change.
3,800 Oil Workers in Four States Enter Fourth Day of Strike
With Syriza’s Victory, the Anti-Austerity Movement is Going Mainstream
Big business and centrist and right-wing parties throughout the world have called Syriza "dangerous." Well, maybe it's time to get dangerous.