When Climate Disaster and Mass Incarceration Collide
Failed responses to environmental disasters in jails are gambling with detainees’ lives.
This Old Steel Mill Town is Now a Hub for Green Energy
Sick of poison runoff and toxic beaches, a former steel town near Baltimore fights for clean jobs.
AOC and Ed Markey Want a Civilian Climate Corps. Here's What It Could Look Like.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey just introduced a new plan to employ millions of Americans in good-paying jobs that respond to climate change. Who's in?
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CO2 Now at Levels Unseen in 3.6 Million Years
Despite pandemic shutdowns, the NOAA warns that carbon dioxide and methane "continued their unrelenting rise in 2020."
For the Green New Deal to Work, It Has to Reject “Growth”
How pursuing unfettered GDP growth makes it impossible to achieve the objectives of the Green New Deal.
Riccardo Mastini, Giorgos Kallis and Jason Hickel
The Climate Movement’s Reckoning with Black Lives Matter
For far too long, the climate movement has ignored the needs of the people most impacted by the climate crisis. That's changing.
Biden Can't Reach His Own Climate Goals Without Banning Fracking
Trump tried—and failed—to ride fears about a fracking ban to a second term. Now Biden needs to confront fossil fuels.