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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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‘Our house is truly on fire’: Earth now in danger of hitting 1.5°C warming limit by 2026

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on May 10, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Rage is the most natural emotion to be feeling right now

“There are times when I want to scream out: “F*** this entire indifferent, hypocritical and violent world!’” So writes philosopher George Yancy in a recent piece…

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Opinion | Fossil fuel firms and agricultural traders cash in on the war in Ukraine

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on May 6, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. As…

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South Africa’s electricity workers can teach us about winning a Green New Deal

This story originally appeared in Jacobin Magazine on April 23, 2022. It is shared here with permission. South Africans have something Green New Deal boosters…

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Steven Donziger walks free after 993 days of ‘completely unjust’ detention

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on April 25, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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‘Master class in war profiteering’ by US oil giants, new analysis details

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on April 5, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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IPCC report reveals ‘bleak and brutal truth’ about climate emergency, say campaigners

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on April 4, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Opinion | The UK’s inaction is to blame for the spiraling energy crisis–not Russia

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on March 8, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. Europe…

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‘Unthinkable’: Scientists shocked as polar temperatures soar 50 to 90 degrees above normal

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on March 20, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Ecuador gives Indigenous people–and nature–a big win

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on March 7, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. The…

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Big Oil denounced for ‘shamelessly’ price-gouging amid war in Ukraine

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on March 10, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Climate movement announces global rallies to demand end of war in Ukraine

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on March 2, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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