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Factory farms pose an ‘existential threat’ for rural Wisconsin communities

The rural landscape in the US is changing drastically: The days of the independent family farm have given way to industrial agriculture and factory animal…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: International

‘Outrageous’: Canadian company behind Keystone XL files $15 billion claim against US for canceled pipeline

In a move that progressives described as unsurprising yet outrageous, TC Energy Corporation, the Canadian company behind the now-defunct Keystone XL pipeline, is seeking more than…

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As heat melts infrastructure in the Northwest, progressives renew calls for climate protection

This story appeared in Common Dreams on June 28, 2021 and is shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License.  As the Pacific Northwest and southwestern…

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A big fight in small-town Wisconsin

There is a battle happening in rural America: Across the country, rural farming communities are struggling to combat the relentless onslaught of Big Ag and…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis Rattling the Bars

How an entire Black community was poisoned

What does ‘environmental racism’ mean? What does it look like in practice? When researchers discovered that residents of the small, unincorporated, predominantly Black community of…

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In a historic ruling, a Dutch court ordered fossil fuel giant Shell to cut its CO2 emissions 45% by 2030

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on May 26, 2021, and is shared with permission under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Climate campaigners worldwide…

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Stop blaming the Green New Deal for Texas blackouts

The vast majority of energy used by the state of Texas comes from fuel, coal, and nuclear sources. However, as deadly Winter Storm Uri pummeled…

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THIS is why ‘deregulation’ is deadly

This story originally appeared on Common Dreams on Feb. 17, 2021, and is shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. As millions of…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis

Faith and the Fight Against Climate Change

In a society increasingly driven by science and technology, world religions and the communities they inspire remain a vast and rock-solid political force. Going by…

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Faith and the fight against climate change, part 4

In a society increasingly driven by science and technology, world religions and the communities they inspire remain a vast and rock-solid political force. Going by…

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Faith and the fight against climate change, Part 3

In a society increasingly driven by science and technology, world religions and the communities they inspire remain a vast and rock-solid political force. Going by…

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Faith and the fight against climate change, Part 2

In a society increasingly driven by science and technology, world religions and the communities they inspire remain a vast and rock-solid political force. Going by…

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Faith and the fight against climate change, Part 1

In a society increasingly driven by science and technology, world religions and the communities they inspire remain a vast and rock-solid political force. Going by…

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Securitizing climate change can lead to more surveillance and eco-fascism

President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to use heavy-handed climate diplomacy and incorporate climate debate into the national security apparatus could prompt a new round of geopolitical…

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Florida ‘rights of nature’ amendment protects ecosystems and the right to clean water

Chuck O’Neal of the Florida Rights of Nature Network and Thomas Linzey of the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights joined TRNN on Election Day…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis election election 2020 oil Politics and Movements: US

Big Oil loses out on Election Day and other climate crisis wins, explained

Welcome back to the Climate Crisis News Roundup, elections postmortem edition.  Election Day has come and gone. At the presidential level, after days of anxious…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis The Run Up

Hothouse 2020: An out-of-bounds look at election day and what it could mean for the climate

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Posted in #Biden #Elections #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis Politics and Movements: US president

Can a Biden presidency solve the Global South’s climate struggles?

“Climate change is a global environmental issue. But at the core, it’s a justice issue. It’s about what kind of a world we build and…

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What do billionaires like Tom Steyer mean for progressive politics and the climate movement?

The net worth of billionaire Tom Steyer stands at around $1.4 billion, and he ranks #1335 among the richest people in the world. He is…

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Is the US presidential election a make or break moment for the climate crisis?

The United States is set to formally exit the Paris Agreement on Nov. 4—one day after the presidential election, which is widely seen as one…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis Columns

This is what sixth mass extinction looks like. And here’s why you should care

Away from the buzz of endless news cycles, political chatter, and self-styled punditry, the natural world is quietly experiencing the sixth mass extinction of species,…

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Netflix’s “American Murder” misses story of Indigenous women murdered in oil fields

Welcome back to the Climate Crisis News Roundup. We are now fully in the throes of election season and halfway done with the scheduled debates….

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