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U.S. Emissions Surged In 2021: Here’s Why In Six Charts

Take Action Now The nation’s carbon dioxide emissions headed back to pre-pandemic levels after years of small but steady declines, powered by freight and coal. By Ariel…

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Poor Communities Suffer Environmental Impacts Of Cryptocurrency Mining

Take Action Now Mining companies have set their sights on New York and Texas, but locals are concerned about the environmental harm in their communities. By Alexandra Martinez,…

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Colorado Suburbs A New Frontier For Climate-Driven Wildfires

Take Action Now Backyard fences, decks and landscaping helped spread the wildfire flames through suburban neighborhoods and shopping malls baked by global warming. By Bob…

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New York Gov. Hochul Making Big Climate Promises – Will They Be Kept?

Take Action Now On Wednesday, Governor Hochul outlined several major climate promises in her State of the State address including accelerating offshore wind development, decarbonizing millions of…

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The U.S. Government Is Perfectly Designed For Climate Policy Failure

Take Action Now After decades of failed climate bills, it’s worth asking: Why is the U.S. so bad at this? By Shannon Osaka, Grist A Democratic president was in the White House. The Democratic…

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In Summit Pipeline, Indigenous Leaders See Another Land Grab

Take Action Now Carbon pipeline plan spurs organized opposition from tribes By Mike Moen, Public News Service An Iowa company is trying to gain support for a multi-state project involving capturing…

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What 2022 Needs Is A Global Green New Deal

Take Action Now The Global Green New Deal can pave the way for the formation of a united left front in 2022. By C.J. Polychroniou, Common Dreams 2021 was a year marked by…

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Wars And Fossil Fuels Contaminate Iraq With Hazardous Pollutants

Take Action Now Decades of war, poverty and fossil fuel extraction have devastated the country’s environment and its people. By Lynzy Billing, Inside Climate News It’s 6 p.m. and…

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How The U.S. Military Undermines Our Climate Commitments

Take Action Now “Roughly speaking, military emissions are likely to grow as military budgets grow…” By Dharna Noor, The Boston Globe Senate Democrats are scrambling to find a path forward for…

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When It Comes To Nuclear Weapons, Biden Isn’t Leading

Take Action Now Biden should lead on nuclear disarmament. Instead, he’s carrying the failed policies of the cold war. By Khury Petersen-Smith, INKSTICK Even as the COVID-19 pandemic and the…