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Amid devastating floods, Pakistan and China partner to build climate resilience

As part of an ambitious initiative to build climate resilience in the aftermath of disastrous floods, Pakistan has, with Chinese assistance, put up a high-tech…

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Indigenous resistance and the roots of Ecuador’s National Strike

“He was my uncle. They killed him during the strike in the center of Puyo, here in Ecuador. He was my uncle, he was Oldemar…

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At COP27, damages to Global South nations from climate change finally on the agenda

This article originally appeared in Peoples Dispatch on Nov. 7, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons 4.0 (CC BY-SA) license. Over 45,000…

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‘Lights are flashing red’: Study finds 69% average drop in animal populations since 1970

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Oct. 13, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license. A sweeping…

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Climate emergency rages as more than 600 perish in Nigeria floods

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Oct. 17, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license. Nigerian emergency…

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How Cuba is dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Ian

This story originally appeared in Peoples Dispatch on Oct. 5, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons 4.0 (CC BY-SA) license. On Sept.27,…

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I survived the rig explosion that caused the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This is what I saw.

It’s been 12 years since the catastrophic explosion that sank the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, killing 11 workers and causing the largest marine oil spill…

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Brazil on Fire Episode 6: Amazon up in Smoke

The Amazon is a place that both Brazil’s former military regime and President Jair Bolsonaro have eyed with dreams of development, looking to take advantage…

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Puerto Rico in ‘Total Blackout’ as Hurricane Fiona Makes Landfall

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Sept. 18, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license. A “total…

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EPA workers push Biden to issue climate emergency, hire more scientists

Workers at the Environmental Protection Agency are calling on President Joe Biden to issue a climate emergency declaration at the same time they’re calling for…

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Amid Pakistan wreckage, UN chief warns against ‘sleepwalking toward’ planetary ‘destruction’

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 30, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons license. As Pakistan and the United…

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Extreme heat, droughts in China and Europe signal global climate emergency

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 24, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons license. Record-breaking extreme heat and historic…

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Democrats’ climate bill still ‘pours gasoline on the flames’

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 10, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. While many environmental…

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NASA scientist: Arctic sea ice could disappear in 20 years

Climate catastrophe is not impending, it’s already here. From the fossil fuel industry to the military-industrial complex, from the halls of Washington, DC, to Wall…

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The Chris Hedges Report: Splinterlands’ Climate Dystopia

In his dystopian novel Splinterlands, John Feffer looks ahead to life on planet earth in the year 2050. The signs of societal breakdown in the…

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The feds are using terrorism charges against water protectors

It takes a strong, steady hand and seven long minutes to burn a nickel-sized hole into the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) with an oxy-acetylene welding…

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Naomi Klein: US in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on July 1, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. Renowned environmentalist and…

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US Supreme Court drops carbon bomb on the planet, guts EPA regulatory authority

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on June 30, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. UPDATE: The US…

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‘This is terrifying’: Explosion at Texas gas plant spotlights threat of LNG industry

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on June 9, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. An explosion at…

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Earth’s atmospheric CO2 hasn’t been this high in millions of years

Climate scientists and concerned citizens are sounding the alarm as daily, weekly, and monthly records for atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to be shattered while the fossil…

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Rising authoritarianism and worsening climate change share a fossil-fueled secret

This story originally appeared in The Conversation on April 27, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons (NC BY-ND 4.0) license. Around the…

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The fire that Wynn Bruce lit

On Earth Day 2022, Wynn Alan Bruce, a 50-year-old practicing Buddhist from Boulder, Colorado, self-immolated on the steps of the United States Supreme Court. He…

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