A piece of glacier melts into the ocean

In Grim Milestone, Scientists Observe Rainfall at Peak of Greenland’s Ice Sheet for First Time in History

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams This past weekend, researchers at the National Science Foundation’s Summit Station observed rainfall at the peak of Greenland’s rapidly melting ice sheet…

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Climate Activists Raise Urgent Alarm on Day of Action

By Sravya Tadepalli, Prism Thousands of environmental justice advocates are taking to the streets today to call on Congress to act boldly on climate change. The Green New Deal Network (GNDN), a…

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Amid Violent Police Suppression, Line 3 Activists Meet with UN Human Rights Experts

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams Indigenous women who are leading the fight against Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline met virtually with a United Nations expert on Tuesday to discuss human…

An oil rig appears in the middle of the ocean offshore Alaska's coast

Reneging on Campaign Promise, Biden Will Reopen Public Lands for Fossil Fuel Leases

By Jon Queally, Common Dreams Climate groups are expressing deep concern following an Interior Department announcement Monday that the Biden administration will resume oil and gas drilling leases on…

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US Founders Demonized Indigenous People While Coopting Their Political Practices

By George Yancy, Truthout When spending your next $20 bill, take a good look at President Andrew Jackson’s face on the cover. Remember the Indian Removal Act of 1830, which was authorized by…

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We Chose War

By WJ Astore, LA Progressive Even as America’s leaders acted to accelerate fossil fuel production, despite all the warnings about climate change, they squandered $6 trillion on the Iraq and Afghan…

Manchin & Sinema

Republicans Counting on Manchin and Sinema to Shrink Infrastructure Bill

By Alex Henderson, AlterNet “Senate Republicans can’t stop Democrats from spending as much as $3.5 trillion more on social priorities like climate change in the coming months,”…

Pipeline protestors stage a die-in in oil stained suits

Ten Activists Arrested at Mountain Valley Pipeline Protest

By Jen Deerinwater, Truthout On Monday, 10 people locked themselves to construction equipment and other apparatuses at a Mountain Valley construction site in Elliston, Virginia. The group blocked…

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…

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“This is the Moment to Rise Up”: Climate Activists Urge Action After Release of IPCC Report

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Climate activists didn’t need yet another report to tell them that continued inaction in the face of accelerating global warming would be catastrophic—the…