CO2 emissions

Climate Change: Wealthy Countries Did It, They Should Pay For It

Take Action Now Jason Hickel, The Lancet [The Lancet is better known for medical research and public health. But they see the causes and effects of climate change on public health and the…

Indigenous Leaders Kick Off ‘People vs. Fossil Fuels’

Take Action Now By Amy Goodman and Winona LaDuke, DemocracyNow In response to the completion of the contested Line 3 pipeline, which is now reportedly operational, thousands of Indigenous leaders and…

The News Is Hiding The Reality of Climate Change

Take Action Now By Evlondo Cooper, Prism [Cooper analyzes television coverage of Hurricane Ida and uncovers a simple fact: broadcasters are deliberately hiding information about an underlying cause…

Taxpayers Still Subsidizing Big Oil — End It Now!

Take Action Now By Ro Khanna and Earl Blumenauer, San Francisco Chronicle Each year, Big Oil receives more than $20.5 billion a year in federal and state subsidies. Many of these subsidies are…

Chatham House: We’re F’ed And We Know It

Take Action Now By Daniel Quiggin, Kris De Meyer, Lucy Hubble-Rose, Antony Froggatt, ChathamHouse [Chatham House is the UK’s leading think tank. They strive to summarize elite views at the…

Our Military-Industrial Complex Is Literally Killing The Planet

Take Action Now By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S Davies, Salon President Biden addressed the UN General Assembly on Sept. 21, issuing a warning that the climate crisis is fast approaching a…

Despite The Paris Climate Agreement, Gas Emissions Will Rise 16% By 2030

Take Action Now By Juan Cole, Informed Comment A United Nations study of the greenhouse gas reduction targets announced by the 191 signatories to the Paris Convention has come up with an alarming…

Two-Thirds of Americans Suffering From Climate-Induced Anxiety

By Catherine Clifford, CNBC Grief and anxiety over climate change drove this 30-year-old to write a letter to his future child. Last year, the American Psychiatric Association reported that about…

“Stop the Madness!” Rev. Yearwood on Climate Situation

By Amy Goodman and Rev. Lennox Yearwood JR., DemocracyNow Hurricane Ida and the increasing threats from extreme weather are a wake-up call to divest from fossil fuels that make climate disasters…

Remember Obama’s Drill, Baby, Drill Days? Democrats Aren’t Innocent on Climate

By David Sirota, The Guardian If after Monday’s news you didn’t feel a pang of doom, you’re either a zen master, a recluse living in a news vacuum, or a nihilist. The new United Nations report on…